quarta-feira, 10 de outubro de 2007


KKK, mama, discriminate, trauma, terrorism, mamas। race, drama, livin', CIA, hate

What's wrong with the world,__________(1)

People livin' like they ain't got no __________(2)

I think the whole world addicted to the __________(3)

Only attracted to things that'll bring you __________(4)

Overseas, yeah, we try to stop __________(5)

But we still got terrorists here __________(6)

In the USA, the big __________(7)

The Bloods and The Crips and the _________(8)

But if you only have love for your own _________(9)

Then you only leave space to _________(10)

And to discriminate only generates _________(11)

And when you hate then you're bound to get irate, yeah
Badness is what you demonstrate
And that's exactly how anger works and operates
Nigga, you gotta have love just to set it straight
Take control of your mind and meditate
Let your soul gravitate to the love, y'all, y'all

2. Match the following words from the song to their opposites.
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Wrong Love
Hate Be repellent to
Addicted to ...Domestic
Attracted toInaccurate
StraightFree of ...

3. Now translate the sentences that you have completed in exercise 1

4. Listen to the chorus of the song. Some words have been misplaced. Find them and write the lines correctly again.

People dyin' , people cryin'
Children hurt and you hear them killin'
Can you practice what you cheek
And would you turn the other preach
Father, Father, Father got us
Send us some guidance from above
'Cause people help me, got me questionin'
Where is the love (Love)

People .........

5. Now translate the Chorus.

6. Listen and read the second part of the song. Then match some of the lines with the concepts and expressions on the right as in the example (there can be more than one line associated with each concept)

1. It just ain't the same, always unchanged
2. New days are strange, is the world insane
3. If love and peace is so strong
4. Why are there pieces of love that don't belong
5. Nations droppin' bombs
6. Chemical gasses fillin' lungs of little ones
7. With the ongoin' sufferin' as the youth die young
8. So ask yourself is the lovin' really gone
9. So I could ask myself really what is goin' wrong
10. In this world that we livin' in people keep on givin' in
11. Makin' wrong decisions, only visions of them dividends
12. Not respectin' each other, deny thy brother
13. A war is goin' on but the reason's undercover
14. The truth is kept secret, it's swept under the rug
15. If you never know truth then you never know love
16. Where's the love, y'all, come on (I don't know)
17. Where's the truth, y'all, come on (I don't know)
18. Where's the love, y'all

The world is crazy: 2

Someone is telling lies:


Act of betrayal:

Lack of respect:

7. Listen to Part 3 of the song and complete the blanks with a preposition.
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On, of; from, of; as, by; to; till, away; about, down; under; in

I feel the weight ______ the world ______ my shoulder
______ I'm gettin' older, y'all, people gets colder
Most ______ us only care ______ money makin'
Selfishness got us followin' ______ the wrong direction
Wrong information always shown ______ the media
Negative images is the main criteria
Infecting the young minds faster than bacteria
Kids act like what they see ______ the cinema
Yo', whatever happened ______ the values ______ humanity
Whatever happened ______ the fairness ______ equality
Instead ______ spreading love we spreading animosity
Lack ______ understanding, leading lives away ______ unity
That's the reason why sometimes I'm feelin' ______
That's the reason why sometimes I'm feelin' ______
There's no wonder why sometimes I'm feelin' ______
Gotta keep my faith alive ______ love is found

8. Look up the following words in the dictionary and translate the sentences where they are.

Sentence Translation
weight, shoulder


the media






lack, leading

9. Complete the table with the words in the box according to the final vowel sound:

preach, turn, wrong, gone, young, us, belong, world, love, cheek, hurt, see, rug

10. Find in the text the abstract nouns that correspond to the following adjectives:

AdjectiveAbstract NounMeaning of the adjective and noun









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