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1) Write the missing words in the gaps:
You to talk to me like
I was the only one around.
You used to lean on like
The only other choice was falling .
You used walk with me like
We had nowhere we to go,
Nice and slow, to no place in .
2) Choose the correct option:
We used to this figured out;
We used to
without a doubt.
When nights were clear, you were the first star that I'd
.
We
to have this under control.
We never
.
We used to know.
At least there's you, and at least there's me.
Can we get this back?
Can we get this back to how it used
be?
3) Write the corresponding words in the gaps.
I used to reach for you when
I got lost along the .
I used to .
You always had just the right thing to say.
I used to you.
Never really cared where we would go,
Fast or , to anywhere at all.
4)� Order these�sentences as said in the song
�Can we get this back?
�At least there's you, and at least there's me.
�When nights were clear, you were the first star that I'd see.
�Can we get this back to how it used to be?
�We used to have this under control.
We never thought.
�We used to have this figured out;
�We used to know.
�We used to breathe without a doubt.

5) Look for�the following definitions in the text below:
  • to feel sad because someone you love is not with you
  • �unhappy, especially because something unpleasant has happened
  • to say things to someone as part of a conversation
  • to take air into your lungs and send it out again
  • a large ball of burning gas in space that can be seen at night as a point of light in the sky

I look around me,
And I want you to be there
'Cause I miss the things that we shared.
Look around you.
It's empty, and you're sad
'Cause you miss the love that we had.

You used to talk to me like
I was the only one around,
The only one around.
We used to have this figured out;
We used to breathe without a doubt.
When nights were clear, you were the first star that I'd see.
We used to have this under control.
We never thought.
We used to know.
At least there's you, and at least there's me.
Can we get this back?
Can we get this back to how it used to be? Yeah.
To how it used to be.
To how it used to be, yeah.
To how it used to be.
To how it used to be.
6) Webquest. Answer these questions. You can find all the answers here
  • He took part in the TV contest called
  • His first official performance took place in
  • His highschool band was called
  • Which instrument did he play in that band