Just in case you hadn’t noticed it yet … the football World Cup has already started ! It was a bad start for England and a terrible one for the Spanish team who lost their first match against Switzerland. But let’s not get too pessimistic about their chances . Singing is a very good way to lift people’s spirits and also to improve your pronunciation !
So here’s some good old Britpop for you to enjoy!
The original song “Three Lions” (the emblem of the England football team ),was the official anthem of the team for the 1996 European Championship held in England and has become one of the most popular songs in football. In fact Skinner (who wrote the music ), Baddiel and Broudie (lyrics) have made a new version of the song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup with Robbie Williams and comedian Russell Brand.
The lyrics tell us how since 1966 every tournament has ended in dashed hopes for the English team but still having the feeling that England could win the Cup. Not unlike The Spanish team ! . The song starts with some pessimistic comments “I think it is bad news for the English game” but ends on a more optimistic note which suggests that England could win the championship
“Good old England, England that couldn’t play football “.
(I think it's bad news for the English game ) (We're not creative enough and we're not positive enough)
There are many different reasons to give a compliment. The most important is that it makes you feel good ! Take a look at this award-winning subtitled short video and make a list of all the nice things you can say to people !
( Visiona el video e intenta hacer una lista de al menos 5 cumplidos , puedes añadir tus propios halagos y compartirlos en un comentario !! Aqui tienes algunos ejemplos: You are awesome ! You have so much life experience ! You are so amazing ! You have the most beautiful eyes I have ever seen ! )
Here is a summary of the plot: A cheerful parking attendant considers he has to do more than validate parking tickets. He wants to validate the customers themselves, saying nice things about their appearances and the inner qualities behind them. Everyone who comes up to him with a ticket walks away validated as a worthwhile human being. Soon, the parking attendant becomes so popular that people line up for validation. He appears on news broadcasts and even ends up validating George W. Bush and Saddam Hussein. His life hits a roadblock when he goes to the DMV to get his driver's license photo taken and is met with a beautiful photographer whom he can't get to smile.