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Learn English Through Music, Movies and Song

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1. When is the movie set?
i) President’s Day                ii) yesterday          iii) Earth                 iv) present day

2. On the helicopter, what animal does the man talk about eating?
i) alligator              ii) elephant            iii) human               iv) robot

3. Which American baseball team does the man with glasses mention?
i) Seattle                 ii) Boston               iii) New York Yankees         iv) New York Mets


4. How far away is the “unidentified aircraft” when they first see it on radar?
i) 10 miles               ii) 10 kilometers     iii) 10 minutes                        iv) in Seattle

5. When talking to his wife and baby on the computer screen, the Captain says:
“Are you sure she didn’t just ________________?”

6. The schoolboy’s great-grandfather traveled to the
i) Antarctic Circle ii) Antarctic Square             iii) new planet       iv) Arctic Circle

To the ESL / EFL teacher: Feel free to use these excercises as they are, cut and paste to hard copies, or alter them as you wish. If you'd like to comment or give recomendations, please contact me.

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映画予告編 - trailers





Star Wars Episode III - Trailer

For over a [dozen -hundred – thousand – million] generations the jedi knights were the guardians of [peace – war – truth – honor] and justice in the old republic, before the dark times, _______________ the empire. A [happy – small – peaceful – young] jedi named Darth Vader, who was a pupil of mine until he turned to [evil – gambling – the dark side – devil], helped the empire hunt down and destroy the jedi [nights – nites – knights – mights]. Vader was seduced by the dark [eyes – size – side – sighed] of the force.

    • Another word for pupil is [teacher – father – headmaster – student]
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歌詞 - songs


英語では強く発音するところはゆっくりと、弱く発音するところは早めに発音され、リズムを作っています。 これは大抵、英語の歌詞の中で強調されています。


Hello Goodbye - The Beatles

You say  ______, I say no,
______ say stop, I _______ go, go, go.
Oh no.
You say ______________ and I say hello, hello, hello.
I don’t know why you say goodbye I say hello, hello, hello.
I _________know why you say goodbye I say hello.

Put these words in the right order:

high/ say/ say/ I/ low/ you:

say/ say/ don’t/ you/ I/ and/ I/ know/ why:


Which country were the Beatles from? _______________

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DaVinci Code - Trailer

[whispering in Latin…]
You and I Robert, [you - we- I - they] have observed history. We are [in – on – at –  through] history now. We are in the middle of a [day – war – party – street] one that’s been going on forever, to protect a [job – life – man – secret] so powerful, that if revealed, it [will - would – should – could] devastate the very foundations of mankind.
“I’m into something here I [can’t – wont – can – didn’t] understand.”
Witness the biggest cover up in human ________________.

    • What genre of movie do you think this is? _________________________
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X-Men III - Trailer

Since the dawn of existence [we – here – their – there] have always been moments when the course of history shifted. Such a turning point is upon us [now – then – here – soon].
“They wish to cure us, but I say we are the cure.”
A conflict between the [good – better – best – batter] and worse angels of our very nature, whose outcome will change our world so greatly, [we – here – their – there] will be no going back. I do not know if victory is possible. I only _______________ that great sacrifice will be required. And because the fate of many will depend on a few, we must make a [first – fast – last –least] stand.

    • Another word for conflict is [prisoner – fight – party - lesson]
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With A Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles

Use these words to fill in the blanks:
I/ me/ you/ who/ my/ your/ be/ its/ help/ no/ which/ need

What would you think if I sang out of tune,
Would _____ stand up and walk out on me?
Lend ____ your ears and I’ll sing you a song,
And I’ll try not to sing out of key.
I get by with a little ________ from my friends,
I get high with a little help from my friends,
I’m gonna try with a little help from my friends.
What do I do when ______ love is away?
(Does it worry you to be alone?)
How do I feel by the end of the day?
(Are you sad because you’re on _______ own?)
____ I get by with a little help from my friends,
I get high with a little help from my friends,
Oh, I’m gonna try with a little help from my friends.
Do you need anybody?
I need somebody to love.
Could it _____ anybody?
____ want somebody to love.

What does “friend” mean in Japanese?

…3.Which “Beatle” married a Japanese lady? _________________
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Imagine - John Lennon

Use these words to fill in the blanks:
peace/ you/ say/ people/ world/ all/ no

Imagine there's no heaven,
It's easy if you try,
No hell below us,
Above us only sky,
Imagine ____ the people
living for today...

Imagine there's _____ countries,
It isn’t hard to do,
Nothing to kill or die for,
No religion too,
Imagine all the people
living life in ___________...

You may __________ I’m a dreamer,
but I’m not the only one,
There are many of us here,
I hope some day you'll join us,
And the __________will live as one.

Write the lines from the last verse in the correct order. 

*No need for greed or hunger,
*Imagine no possessions,
*A brotherhood of man,
*I wonder if _______ can,
*Sharing all the world
*Imagine all the _____________

Which written sentence is not really in the song?

What does “friend” mean in Japanese?

Which “Beatle” married a Japanese lady? _________________
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映画 - movies


わたしたちは、音声だけでなく視覚的な情報も利用して聞いています。あなたの聞こえた通りに、登場人物の ボディーラングエッジやジェスチャーを手がかりに映画を観てみましょう。


Star Wars Episode III

1. Obi Wan Kenobi is the man with the beard, riding the large, blue lizard. He receives his weapon from Commander Cody and rides away. Then, the Emperor (in the dark, hooded robe) sends a message to the commander:
“Commander Cody, the time has  c __ __ __ . Execute order [ sixty six  -  sexy six  -  six hundred and sixty  -  six point six  ]”
Cody replies, “ Yes my __ __ __ __  .”  (HINT:   “ … of the Rings”  )

2. “Yoda” is the small, green character with pointy ears. After he drops his cane,

  1. which hand does he hold up to his head?  __________________
  2. how many fingers does he have on that hand? ______________
  3. In English, we say that hands have fingers. But feet have  t __ __ __ .

3. The little, blonde haired boy says, “Master Skywalker, there are [ two  -  to  -  tow  -  too ] many of them. __ __ __ __  are we going to do?”

4. Obi One Kenobi survives the fall, flies away in a space ship, and says “Emergency code [ nineteen thirty  -  nine thirty   -  ninety three  -  nine thirteen  ]”

5. Anakin (Darth Vader) says to Padme (the beautiful young lady) “…My loyalties lie with the chancellor… and with the senate… and with ____________.”

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Independence Day

The 4th of July is Independence Day in the USA. On this day, in 1776, America separated from Great Britain and became a country on its own. Nowadays, Independence Day is celebrated with the biggest fireworks display of the year.
The movie “Independence Day” was made in 1996. It is fantasy, of course, but some of the history in it is real.

Write the Japanese meaning for these words:

independence  __________ nowadays  ___________    celebrate ________ fireworks ___________   fantasy ___________    history ____________   


  1. The first American flag you see in the film is on [ Mars,    fire,   the Moon,             the hero’s t-shirt ]. 
  1. Neil Armstrong walked on the moon in [ January 2005,   July 1869,   June 1996,      July 1969  ].
  1. What sport is the young man playing in the S.E.T.I. computer room?
  1. What time is it when the President’s wife calls him on the telephone?
  1. What is the date on the book that the Statue o’ Liberty is holding?
  1. The genre of the movie “Shall We Dance” is romantic comedy. The genre of “Independence Day” is [ science fiction,     romantic comedy,    animation,  documentary]