Cat Stevens - Moon Shadow (1970)


Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. And if I ever lose my hands, lose my plough, lose my land

  2. And if I ever lose my   , if my colours all run dry

  3. And if I ever lose my legs, I won't moan, and I won't  

  4. And if I ever lose my mouth, all my   , north and south

  5.   and hoppin' on a moonshadow, moonshadow, moonshadow


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What can you say about the song?

  2. What does a moonshadow mean?


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      • (begged) ask (someone) earnestly or humbly for something
      • (cried) to produce tears from your eyes obecause of pain or other strong emotions
      • not wet; arid
      • (followed) watch the development of something; keep up
      • (hopped) (of a person) move by jumping on one foot
      • (leapt/leaped) jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force
      • (lost) be deprived of or cease to have or retain (something)
      • (moaned) a long, low sound made by a person expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure
      • a large farming implement with one or more blades fixed in a frame
      • (ran, run) continue, extend


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