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Elementary/Intermediate Listening and Comprehension Practice (Owl City - Fireflies)

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Practice your listening and comprehension skills with this song 'Fireflies' by Owl City.
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"Fireflies" is the debut single from American electronica project Owl City's album Ocean Eyes. The song is built around a "bleepy" synthline and includes lyrics about insomnia, fireflies and summer.
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3 minutes 53 seconds
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Music videos
Language goals
Listening comprehension
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This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers, High schoolers, Adults
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High schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
You would not believe yourif ten millionlit up the world as I fell asleep
2. Fill the gap.
I'd like to makebelieve that planet Earthslowly
3. Fill the gap.
'Cause I'd get a thousandfrom ten thousand lightningas they tried to teach me how to dance
4. Match the two halves.
'Cause everything is never as it seems
(When I fall asleep)
turns slowly
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay awake when I'm asleep
I'd like to make myself believe
That planet Earth
5. Choose the correct options.
Which phrase has been repeated three times?
Please take me away from here
Please take me away from home
Please take me near here
Please take me away from there
Please get me away from here
6. Match the two halves.
'Cause I saved a few
and I keep them in a jar (Jar, jar, jar)
But I'll know where several are
if my dreams get real bizarre
I got misty eyes as they said farewell
(They said farewell)
To ten million fireflies,
I'm weird 'cause I hate goodbyes
7. Fill the gap.
It's hard to say that I'd rather staywhen I'mbecause my dreams are bursting at the seams...
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