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"Another Day in Paradise" by Phil Collins

1. Listen to the song and read the lyrics at the same time.

2. Listen again and reread the song lyrics. When finished, try to fill in the blanks.

ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

She ____ to the man on the street
“___, can you help me?
It’s cold and I’ve _____ to sleep,
Is there somewhere you can tell me?”

He _____, doesn’t look back
He pretends he can’t _____ her
Starts to _____ as he crosses the street
Seems embarrassed to be there

Oh think twice, it’s another day for
You and me in ______
Oh think twice, it’s just another day for you,
You and me in paradise

She calls out to the man on the street
He can see she’s been crying
She’s got b_____ on the soles of her feet
Can’t walk but she’s _____

Oh think _____, it’s another day for
You and me in paradise
Oh think twice, it’s just another day for you,
You and me in paradise

Oh ____, is there nothing more anybody can do
Oh lord, there must be some____ you can say

You can tell from the lines on her face
You can see that she’s been there
Probably been _____ on from every place
‘Cos she didn’t ____ in there

Oh think twice, it’s another day for
You and me in paradise
Oh think twice, it’s just another day for you,
You and me in paradise

3. Listen again and check your answers. Work in pairs.

4. Choose the correct answers, according to the song:

1) The singer is addressing to:
a) the homeless
b) the rich
c) old people

2) Think twice is an expression which means:
a) be careful
b) be creative
c) consider before acting

3) Who is embarrassed: a) the woman b) the man

4) The woman doesn’t get an answer about a place to sleep because:
a) the man is embarrassed
b) the man cannot hear her
c) the man is too far and cannot see her

5. Think about the disadvantages homeless people have. Write at least 4 disadvantges and propose a solution to improve their situation.