Singing about love

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2. Warm Up:Ticket on the Chair ~ a Romantic Message (singing) 3. Analyze the following pictures and say: What are we going to do at the lesson today? . 4. Lessons objectives:be able By the end of the lesson the Students (Ss) will to: O.1. choose the best Motto of the lesson and support their opinions with arguments; O.2. explain the importance of music in our life to a 4 year-old child by using different objects, drawings, examples... O.3. Listen to a series of 10 songs and write the names of the Singer/Band and the titles of the songs. O.4. answer the questions (2) and find in the lyrics of the songs examples of figurative language and identify their purpose.O.5. by means of Imagery will describe the feeling of Love.O6. Watch the Mini biography of Elvis Presley and be ready to retell about it in 30 seconds. 5. Help me to choose the best Motto of the lesson. Lifeis a Song, Sing it!Lifeis Love, Enjoy it! 6. How would you explain the Importance of Music in our Life to David- a 4 year-old child? (Use your Imagination! Be as creative as possible) (You can work either in pairs or individually) 7. The Most Popular Love Songs Lets sing together! Listen and write the Names of the Singer/Band and the titles of the songs. 8. Band: Foreigner Song: I Wanna Know What Love Is. .A British-American rock band, originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musicians Mick Jones and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm. Foreigner has sold nearly 80 million albums worldwide. 9. Richard Marx Right Here Waiting Born September 16, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. 10. Elton John Can You Feel the Love Tonight?(Born in 1947) is an English rock singersongwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor. In his fourdecade career John has sold more than 250 million records, making him one of the most successful artists of all 11. Scorpions Still Loving You.A German rock band formed in the year 1965 by guitarist Rudolf Schenker, who is the band's only constant member . They are known for their 1980s rock anthem "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and many singles, such as "No One Like You", "Still Loving You", and "Wind of Change". 12. Westlife SoledadWere an Irish boy band formed in 1998.Westlife sold over 50 million records worldwide, a total that included studio albums, singles, video release, and compilation albums. The group accumulated 14 number-one singles in the United Kingdom. 13. Stevie Wonder I Just Called to say I Love You.Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950) known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, and multiinstrumentalist, a child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. Hew is blind since shortly after birth. 14. Lionel Richie & Diana Ross Endless LoveLionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singersongwriter, musician, record producer and actor.Diana Ernestine Earle Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American vocalist, music artist and actress. 15. Rihanna Diamonds in the SkyRobyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), known by her stage name Rihanna (pron.: /ri n is a Barbadian /), recording artist, actress and fashion designer. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados. 16. Michael Bolton All For Love(born February 26, 1953), is an American singer and songwriter. Bolton originally performed in the hard rock and heavy metal genres from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, he recorded as the frontman of the band Blackjack. He is best known, however, for his series of soft rock ballads, recorded after a stylistic change in the late 1980s. He is noted for his distinctive tenor/countertenor voice and "strained" vocal style. 17. Answer the following questions: 1. What is the common topic of all these songs? 2. What kind of love serve mostly as a source of inspiration in songs? 3. Find in the lyrics of the songs examples of figurative language and identify their purpose. 18. By means of Imagery describe the feeling of Love. Thisfeeling of love: 1. Looks like __________________ 2.Tastes like __________________ 3. Smells like __________________ 4. Feels like ___________________ 5. Sounds like _________________ 19. Which Was The Song Number 10? I Love Rock n Roll 20. Who made Rock-n-Roll a worldwide phenomenon?The BeatlesElvis Presley 21. Pre-listening activity: Fillin the Graphic Organizer: Know, Want to Learn, Learned Inthe rubrics: Know, Want to Learn About Elvis Presley 22. While-Listening Techniques Watch/Listen the following video: Elvis Presleys Biography (part I) and perform the tasks below. 23. Watch the Mini biography of Elvis Presley and be ready to retell: 24. 30-seconds of Elvis 25. Use the following statements; quotations to write a structured essay on the topic: We Cannot Do Without Music 1. The Earth has Music for those who listen (W. Shakespeare)2. Music is the prayer the heart sings. 3. Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. (Confucius) 4.Sometimes it only takes one good song to bring back thousands of good, old memories. 5. Music gives a soul to the universe Wings to the mind Flight to the imagination And life to everything. 26. Elvis Presley Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. A cultural icon, he is commonly known by the single name Elvis. One of the most popular musicians of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or "the King". Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley moved to Memphis, Tennessee, with his family at the age of 13. He began his career there in 1954, working with Sun Records owner Sam Phillips, who wanted to bring the sound of African-American music to a wider audience. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was the most important popularizer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country and rhythm and blues. 27. The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed act in the history of popular music. The group's best-known lineup consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. 28. More About The Beatles Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later utilized several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classical and other elements in innovative ways. The band built their reputation playing clubs in Liverpool and Hamburg over a three-year period from 1960. Manager Brian Epstein moulded them into a professional act and producer George Martin enhanced their musical potential. They gained popularity in the United Kingdom after their first modest hit, "Love Me Do", in late 1962. 29. The Beatles They acquired the nickname the "Fab Four" as Beatlemania grew in Britain over the following year, and by early 1964 they had become international stars, leading the "British Invasion" of the United States pop market. From 1965 on, the Beatles produced what many critics consider their finest material, including the innovative and widely influential albums Rubber Soul (1965), Revolver (1966), Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), The Beatles (1968), and Abbey Road (1969). After their break-up in 1970, they each enjoyed successful musical careers. Lennon was shot and killed in December 1980, and Harrison died of lung cancer in November 2001. McCartney and Starr remain musically active.