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Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin

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Students can find out basic words in this song . Lyrics are often reflections of an individual’s thoughts and feelings. The purpose of lyrics varies greatly. Pop lyrics are often written to achieve much more than the communication of an idea, opinion or emotion. For example, the use of rhythmical lyrical loops can be used, like a chant, to help induce a trance like state to the listener. When accompanied by a strong, repetitive rhythm that changes in intensity, the effect can be very hard to resist. This assignment involves consideration of theme. Theme is the central, underlying, and controlling idea or insight of a work of literature. It is the idea the writer wishes to convey about the subject
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It is an optimistic song.Still, we should be happy with simply trying our best with our limited powers. That is the optimistic message: it's ok to be limited in power. That, of course, is beyond our control, and we should submit and accept to that reality, all the while trying our best to move our universe in a better direction.
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2 minutes 43 seconds
Video genre
Music videos
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers, High schoolers
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Elementary schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
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16/11/2017
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
Here's a littleI wrote
2. Choose the correct options.
In every life we have some ...
trousers
trouble
travel
3. Fill the gap.
Ain't got no place to lay your
4. Choose the correct options.
Somebody came and took your ...
bed
bad
back
5. Unmix the sentence.
The
land
lord
say
your
rent
is
late.
6. Fill the gap.
When you worry
7. Choose the correct options.
Ain't got no cash, ain't got no ......
style
stile
stylish
8. Fill the gap.
Ain't got no girl to make you
9. Unmix the sentence.
Your
face
will
frown
10. Fill the gap.
And that willeverybody down
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