James Taylor - Wandering

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Listening — Beginner Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. What was his father's job?

  2. Why did his father die?

  3. What did his brother drive?

  4. What did he find in the sea?

  5. Who died when he was young?

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Why do you think the protagonist of this song keeps wandering?

  2. What kind of a man is the singer/storyteller? Why do you think so?

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    Vocabulary

      • a large group of soldiers organized to fight battles on land
      • snake-like fish with a slender elongated body and poorly developed fins, proverbial for its slipperiness
      • a person who designs, builds, or maintains engines, machines, or public works
      • stupid or ridiculous person
      • a device for lifting heavy objects, especially one for raising the axle of a motor vehicle off the ground so that a wheel can be changed or the underside inspected
      • place where clothes, towels, sheets, etc., are washed and dried
      • body tissues that can contract and produce movement
      • with a red hair
      • (stole, stolen)to take something without permission
      • (wandered) to move around without having a particular purpose or direction

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