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lunes, 22 de abril de 2013

Mr President

María M. has chosen Mr President by Pink to help us to learn some more English 




Dear Mr. President
Come take a _____ with me
Let´s pretend we´re just two people and
You´re not ______ than me
I´d like to ask you some questions if we can speak honestly

What do you feel when you see all the homeless on the street?
Who do you pray for at night before you go to sleep?
What do you feel when you look in the ______?
Are you proud?

How do you sleep while the rest of us cry?
How do you dream when a _______ has no chance to say goodbye?
How do you walk with your head held high?
Can you even look me in the eye
And tell me _____?

Dear Mr. President
Were you a lonely boy?
Are you a lonely _____? (x2)
How can you say
No child is left behind?
We´re not dumb and we´re not blind
They´re all _______ in your cells
While you pay the road to hell

What kind of ______ would take his own daughter´s rights away?
And what kind of father might hate his own daughter if she were gay?
I can only ________ what the first lady has to say
You´ve come a long way from whiskey and cocaine

(chorus)

Let me tell you about hard work
Minimum wage with a baby on the ____
Let me tell you about hard work
Rebuilding your _____ after the bombs took them away
Let me tell you about hard work
Building a bed out of a cardboard ____
Let me tell you about hard work
Hard work (x2)

You don´t know _______ about hard work
Hard work (x2)
Oh

How do you sleep at night?
How do you walk with your _____ held high?
Dear Mr. President
You´d never take a walk with me.
_______________________________

*Glosary
- Homeless: vagabundo                                  - Road: carretera
- Proud: orgulloso                                          - Wage: salario
- Dumb: sordo                                               - Rebuilding: reconstruir
- Held high: en alto                                         - Bombs: bombas
- Blind: ciego                                                 - Cardboard: cartón
- Cells: células                                                - Kind: tipo

*Gramatic:
You’re not better than me.
To make de comparative form of the adjective good, we must transform good in better and add the pronoun than after the adjective better.

*Exercices:
1.    Complete the blanks with the corresponding word.
Why/ nothing/ house/ mother/ walk/ box/ imagine/ head/ sitting/ way/ mirror/ boy/ better/ father.
2.  Find the mistakes and correct it.
-   You’re not more better than me.
-   How do you feel when you see all the homeless on the street?
-   We´re not dumb but we’re not blind.
-   You doesn’t know nothing about hard work.

3.    Order the words to make sentences.

-       you/ boy./ Are/ lonely/ a
-       tell/ hard/ Let/ work./ me/ about/ you
-       night?/ How/ you/ do/ at/ sleep.


What actions would you take if you were the President?

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