Tracy Chapman - Fast Car


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. You   a fast car I want a ticket to anywhere Maybe we make a   Maybe together we can get somewhere

  2. Any place is better Starting from   got nothing to lose Maybe we'll make something Me, myself, I got nothing to  

  3. You got a fast car I got a plan to get us outta here I been working at the   store Managed to save just a little   of money

  4. My mama went off and   him She wanted more from life than he could   I said somebody's got to take care of him So I quit school and that's what I did

  5. So I remember we were   , driving in your car Speed so fast it felt like I was drunk City   lay out before us

  6. You got a fast car We go   , entertain ourselves You still ain't got a job And I work in a market as a   girl

  7. You got a fast car I got a   that pays all our bills You stay out drinking late at the bar See more of your friends than you do of your  

  8. You got a fast car Is it fast enough so you can   away? You gotta make a decision Leave tonight or   and die this way


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What does the song express?

  2. What does the fast car symbolize?

  3. Is the song relatable to you? If yes, in what way?


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