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(Updated on 31/01/2013)



Related pages :

Friendship
Saint Valentine's Day
Speed dating
Tastes
The wedding

 

 

Webquests :

  • Famous couples - a webquest (Ac. Nancy-Metz)
    Romeo and Juliet - Victoria and Albert - Tarzan and Jane - Bonnie and Clyde - Charles and Diana -
    Homer Simpson and Marge Bouvier


 

 

Conversation questions : (Faire imaginer les questions...)

  • Viewpoint: Down with romantic love
    "Our idealised notion of romantic love is actually the biggest enemy of long-lasting relationships, says Mark Vernon."

    + Best romantic films ever?
    (BBC)
  • Heart Robot (BBC) - Lien modifié
    + a VIDEO

 

 

Interactive games :

  • How deep is your love ? - interactive
    "Take the test to see how passionately in love you are with your significant other."

    (washingtonpost.com)

 

 

Poems :

  • Love Is... - a poem by Adrian Henri :
    "Love is you and love is me
    Love is a prison and love is free
    Love's what's there when you are away from me..."

    (poemhunter.com)

  • Listen to the poem : "Stop all the clocks" (homestead.com)

    W.H. Auden
    (1907 - 1973)
    English writer

  • Un court extrait : Four Weddings And A Funeral: After The Funeral With W.H. Auden (Poem Read By John Hannah) - (walmart.com)



     

Stories : Click on the picture.

 

  • Love Story
    "In this ESL activity, students play a present perfect grammar game and read a love story at the same time."

    (teach-this.com)

 

  • Child elopers' Africa plan foiled
    "Two German children - aged five and six - have been stopped by police from eloping to Africa to tie the knot in the sun, reports say...
    They even had the presence of mind to invite along an official witness - Anna-Lena's seven-year-old sister. "

    (BBC)

 

 

  • Famous Love Stories in History : (infoplease.com)
    Antony and Cleopatra
    Abelard and Heloise
    Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
    Marie and Pierre Curie...

  • "Oh and Ah" is a free online e-story you can listen to. (fonetiks.org)

 

 

Jokes :

 

 

Songs :

 

Learn English with Ed Sheeran 'Shape of You'
"In this English lesson we look at the lyrics from Ed Sheeran's Shape of You
and learn lots of interesting vocabulary and grammar."

(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"Girl, you know I want your love
Your love was handmade for somebody like me
Come on now, follow my lead
I may be crazy, don't mind me..."

(azlyrics.com)



Sean Rowe - "To Leave Something Behind"
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"Oh money is free but love costs more than our bread
And the ceiling is hard to reach
Oh the future ahead is broken and red
But I'm trying to leave something behind"

(metrolyrics.com)

 

 

Kaleo "Save Yourself"
"Kaleo performs "Save Yourself" LIVE on an iceberg at Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon."

(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"It weighs heavier on one's heart
I could tell right from the start that
Sweeter ones are hard to come across
Well there is more than meets the eye
Heart like yours is rare to find
Someone else's gain will be my loss..."

(azlyrics.com)

 


Leonard Cohen ~ Dance Me To The End Of Love
Tango Scene ~ Al Pacino ~ Scent of a Woman ~ Movie CLIP (1992)

(YouTube)

 

 

The Paper Kites - Bloom 
(YouTube)
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.
"Shall I write it in a letter?
Shall I try to get it down?
Oh you fill my head with pieces
Of a song I can't get out

Can I be close to you..."

 

 

Creep - Vintage Postmodern Jukebox Radiohead Cover ft. Haley Reinhart
"One of the highlights of our recent European tour was Haley Reinhart's masterful interpretation of our vintage arrangement of Radiohead's "Creep" (originally performed on this channel by the amazing Karen Marie). I enjoyed it so much that I brought Haley into a studio in Zurich
on our day off to record it.
If you haven't heard Haley sing this before, get ready for a truly remarkable performance. Oh yeah- and this was the very first take."

(YouTube)

 


Coldplay - Everglow (Live at Belasco Theater)
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"What I wouldn't give for just a moment to hold
Yeah, I live for this feeling, this everglow
So if you love someone, you should let them know
Oh, the light that you left me will everglow"

(azlyrics.com)

 

 


Moby - Mistake
(YouTube)
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.
"Don't speak to me this way, don't ever let me say
Don't leave me again, don't leave me again..."

 


Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse - Revenge [ with lyrics ]
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"In my mind
I have shot you and stabbed you through your heart
I just didn't understand
The ricochet is the second part..."

(lyricsmania.com)

 


AWOLNATION - Not Your Fault
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS:
"She was built with a brain
And some swagger.
A little scream, little cry,
Little laughter.
She's a ten,
I'm a joke in my own mind.
But she still loves to dance
With my punch lines..."

(azlyrics.com)

 


The Shady Brothers - Addicted to Your Love
"From their island of Saint-Marteen, these 17 years old write and compose their own songs."

(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"It’s quite a funny feeling
A feeling indescribable, you know, don’t let me go
It’s creeping up into my veins...

(paroles-musique.com)

 


Etta James - At Last - with lyrics (YouTube)
Love song, slow and easy to understand - for ESL students.

 


Ann Peebles - Trouble Heartaches & Sadness (YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Woh, old man trouble
Stop knockin' at my door
You used to be a good friend of mine
Let me tell you, hang around me no more"

(songlyrics.com)

 


NO - The Long Haul  (YouTube)
+ LYRICS (songmeanings.com)
Heard at the end of the TV series "Elementary" - SEASON 1 - EPISODE 9

 


"The Thunder Rolls" - Garth Brooks
(YouTube)
The lyrics are below the video on YouTube.
"Three thirty in the morning,
Not a soul in sight,
The city's lookin' like a ghost town
On a moonless summer night..."

 


Milky Chance - Fairy Tale
"You are a fairy-tale
Don't you wanna stay?
You are a fairy-tale 
I hope that you don't run away..."

(lyricsmania.com)
Listen to the song on YouTube.

 


I Miss You Animation
(YouTube)

 


A Letter From Fred
"A short documentary telling a poignant story of life, love and music."

(vimeo.com)
"Frank Stobaugh was 96 when Lorraine, his wife of 72 years, passed away. He was heartbroken.
Mr. Stobaugh dealt with his grief by entering an online songwriting contest. Here's the story of his song, "Oh Sweet Lorraine."
The performance begins at 5:53 in the video, but you'll want to watch the entire heartwarming tale. This is the majesty of love."

(Neatorama)

 


As Animals - Ghost Gunfighters :
"It's strange x3
Where is the love that you have
Instead x3
As if it was missing from your heart 
It's more than I can bear"

(lyricsmania.com)

 


Pink - Just Give Me A Reason
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Right from the start
You were a thief
You stole my heart

And I your willing victim

I let you see the parts of me

That weren't all that pretty
..."

(metrolyrics.com)

 


Love lives - Dave Stewart - from the film Repo Men
"if life is a game we play
then just play it
if love can make your day
then just say it..."

(elyrics.net)
+ VIDEO
(YouTube)

 

 

CeeLo Green "All I Need Is Love (ft. The Muppets)"  - "Cee Lo parties with Santa and the Muppets."
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"I used to be sad
Even my friends can't make me laugh
I used to be lost
Don't even know where I belong
But then you came along
Like A happy song
Sprinkled my world with happy thoughts..."

(lyricsmode.com)

 

 

"We're Both In Love With a Sexy Lady" - Flight of the Conchords (YouTube)
+ LYRICS
"I think I’ve fallen in love with a girl and it’s serious
Ooh that’s great news, Bret tell me about that girl that’s so serious..."

(elyrics.net)

 

 

"Carol Brown" (Choir of Ex Girlfriends) - Flight of the Conchords (YouTube)
+ LYRICS
"Loretta broke it off in a letter,
she wrote that she was leaving and that her life would be better.
Joan broke it off over the phone,
after the tone, she left me alone.
Jen said she'd never ever see me again..."

(lyricsmania.com)

 

 

Marlon Roudette - New Age (YouTube)
+ LYRICS (parolesmania.com)
"If love was a word, I don’t understand.
The simplest sound, With four letters.
Whatever it was, I’m over it now.
With every day, It gets better..."

 

 

The Wanted - Glad You Came
+ LYRICS :
"My universe
Will never be the same
I'm glad you came...
You've cast a spell on me, spell on me
You hit me like the sky fell on my, fell on me..."

(lyricsdeclip.fr)

 

 

Ewert and The Two Dragons - "Good Man Down" (YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Here is a story about a boy and a girl
She woke up one morning felt alone in this world 
Despite the love for her, he couldn't keep her from leaving again
She had to do it..."

(lyricsmania.com)

 

 

Christina Aguilera - Falling In Love Again (dailymotion.com)
+ the lyrics (paroles-musique.com)

 

 

The Kills - I call it art (live) canal+ (YouTube)
+ the lyrics (lyricstime.com)

 

 

CICAK
"An animated music video for "Cicak", a song by Singapore-based musician Shawn Letts.
Cicak (pronounced "chee-chak") is the word for gecko in that part of the world." 

+ THE LYRICS thanks to Gerry Mooney!

 

Geckos 
"are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 cm to 60 cm...
The ones (reptiles) most commonly seen in urban areas (in Singapore) are the house geckos (typically called house lizard)...
Geckos have local names onomatopoetically derived from the sounds they make: Hemidactylus frenatus is called "chee chak" [2] 
or "chi chak" (pr: chee chuck), said quickly. Also commonly spelled as "cicak" in Malay dictionaries."
See
Common House Gecko
(Wikipedia)
See Superstition
(vivapets.com)
"In parts of southeast Asia, Tokay geckos (Gekko gecko) are regarded as harbingers of luck, good fortune, and fertility.
In many countries, superstition about geckos is very widespread. They are believed to be highly venomous and a bite is expected to be lethal."

(onegecko.ch)

 

 

 

Come rain or come shine worksheet
Sent by Hortense de La Roche St André

 

Sofya Skya "Vaya Con Dios"
 From the motion picture "Shadows In Paradise"
(YouTube)

 

 

Adele - Rolling in the deep
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS
fire / heart / fever / scars / tears / despair / sorrow
(lyricsmode.com)

 

THE TWO - I wanna be with you again 
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS - UPDATED
(paroles-musique.com)

 

Death Cab for Cutie - "Someday You Will Be Loved"
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS :
"You may feel alone when you're falling asleep
And everytime tears roll down your cheeks
But I know your heart belongs to someone you've yet to meet
Someday you will be loved"

(sing365.com)

 

Guns N' Roses - Used To Love Her
"I used to love her, but I had to kill her 
I had to put her 
Six feet under 
And I can still hear her complain" 

(lyrics007.com)
Listen to the song.
(YouTube)

 

Grenade - Bruno Mars
"The song is about loving someone so deeply, and the pain of
knowing that the person you love does not feel the same.
The actions in this video serve as a metaphor, and should not be
taken literally. I am aware of the power of visual media,
and I encourage everyone who watches this video to understand
that it is an artistic interpretation of the song,
and not something to imitate." - Bruno Mars

(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS :
"Easy come, easy go
That's just how you live, oh...
Should've known you was trouble from the first kiss, ...
I’d catch a grenade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Throw my hand on a blade for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)
I’d jump in front of a train for ya (yeah, yeah , yeah)
You know I'd do anything for ya (yeah, yeah, yeah)..."

(directlyrics.com)

 

 

Justin Bieber - Baby
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS
"My first love, broke my heart for the first time...
I'll buy you anything
I'll buy you any ring
And now I'm in pieces
Baby fix me"

(paroles-musique.com)

 

 

"Pinned Together, Falling Apart" by The Dears
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS
"I have been terrified
By the thought of losing you...
I've been petrified...
Absolutely horrified..."

(lyricstime.com)

 

Angus and Julia Stone - "Big Jet Plane"
(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS
"Gonna take her for a ride on a big jet plane...
Gonna hold you,
Gonna kiss ya in my arms
Gonna take you, 
Away from home"   

(parolesmania.com)

 

"Internet Love Song" video clip
BRB = Be Right Back
WTF = What the f***!
OMFG = Oh my f***ing God!
(YouTube)

 

Getting To know Each Other - Ariel Rivera
- with lyrics
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS
(lyricsmode.com)

 

Josh Ritter, The Curse - a song
- a love story between an archeologist and her mummy.
(npr.org)
+ the lyrics
"He opens his eyes falls I love at first sight
With the girl in the doorway
What beautiful lines and how full of life
After thousands of years what a face to wake up to..."
(lyrics.wikia.com)

 

 

Someday You Will Be Loved by Death Cab For Cutie
"You'll be loved you'll be loved
Like you never have known
The memories of me
Will seem more like bad dreams
Just a series of blurs
Like I never occurred
Someday you will be loved"

(sing365.com)
+ the VIDEO
(YouTube)

 

Funhouse sung by Pink (YouTube)
+ LYRICS

"This used to be our funhouse
But now it's full of evil clowns
It's time to start the countdown
I'm gonna burn it down down down...
I'd rather live out on the street"

(paroles-musique.com)

Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me
avec une BD animée très bien réalisée, intéressante
pour les interjections par exemple

(YouTube)
+ the LYRICS
"If you believe in the power of magic,
It's all a fantasy
So if you need to believe in someone,
Just pretend it's me"

(lyricsfreak.com)

 

You Make It Real sung by James Morrison
(YouTube)
- WITH the lyrics
"When my head is strong, but my heart is weak
I'm full of arrogance, and uncertainty
When I can't find the words, you teach my heart to speak
You make it real for me...
Oh, and everybody's talking, in words I don't understand
You've got to be the only one, who knows just who I am"

(metrolyrics.com)

 

MONSOON by Tokio Hotel
- with
activities
(Isabel Perez)
- the VIDEO (YouTube)


Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me

(YouTube)
- the LYRICS :
"Maybe I shouldn't think of you as mine...
Sometimes I can't help seeing all the way through...
I never want to make you change for me...
You know that I'd be with you if I could..."
(stlyrics.com)

 

See Songs (Freedom)


"Hey You" by Madonna - with a VIDEO
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid
(Niveau 4ème/3ème)

 

 

I Want Love sung by Jehro (greatsong.net)
"They told me I'm joining a family
But here I ain't nobody's son
My brothers are right here beside me
We share our hunger and we share our gun

Tomorrow we start the offensive
Been drinking palm wine all day
Grigrimen can keep us from bullets
But hash won't keep hunger at bay..."

- the VIDEO (YouTube)

 

 

All Good Things (come to an end)
- sung by Nelly Furtado

(YouTube)
- the LYRICS :
"Honestly what will become of me
don't like reality
It's way too clear to me
But really life is daily
We are what we don't see
Missed everything daydreaming...
Flames to dust
Lovers to friends"
(paroles-musique.com)


 

A list of Kissing Songs (ericssonglists.blogspot.fr)
- UPDATED

 

 

Love Is Blind by Eve

 


Songs about love affairs
between rich and poor boys and girls

- Wrong side of the Tracks
(mapville.com)
- UPDATED

 

Love is Blind by The Scorpions


All You Need Is Love
by The Beatles :
"There's nothing you can do that can't be done.
Nothing you can sing that can't be sung.
Nothing you can say but you can learn how to play the game
It's easy.
There's nothing you can make that can't be made.
No one you can save that can't be saved."

 

Love Is Love by All Saints :
"Love is love you can't buy love, is a gift not an obligation"


Another Cup Of Coffee
by Mike & The Mechanics :
"And she got down on her knees to stop him leaving
But he always knew one day he'd say goodbye"

 


No Milk Today

"There used to be milkmen in England but they aren't many left in modern Britain. Listen to the song that was famous
in the 60s, read the lyrics and play the game all the words you need are in the song."
Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

 


Creep
by Radiohead
- with the lyrics
"Couldnt look you in the eye
You're just like an angel...
And I wish I was special...
I want a perfect body
I want a perfect soul"


(You Tube)

Patience - sung by Take That :
"I'm still hurting from a love I lost
I'm feeling your frustration...
So while I'm still healing
Just try and have a little patience"


Grace Kelly
by Mika :
"Do I attract you?
Do I repulse you with my queasy smile?
Am I too dirty?
Am I too flirty?
Do I like what you like?...
Why dont you like me
Why dont you like yourself?"

 

She bangs by William Hung :
"'Cause she walks like she talks
And she talks like she walks...
I go crazy 'cause she
Looks like a flower
But she stings like a bee...
if it looks like love..."

Hello how are you by The Easybeats
(YouTube)


Silence is Easy
- Starsailor :
"Some of us laugh, some of us cry, some of us smoke, some of us lie
but it's all just the way that we cope with our life."
- with the
VIDEO
(You Tube)

 


He Stopped Loving Her Today
by George Jones

 

Slave to Love by Bryan Ferry
Honesty by Billy Joel


Stand By My Woman
by Lenny Kravitz
"There were times I didn't understand
And there were times I wouldn't hold your hand
But baby now I'm here for you
'Cause baby, yeah, I am so in love with you"

 


Hot Love
by T Rex :
"Well she's my woman of gold...
And I love the way she twitch u-huh-huh...
Well she's faster than most
And she lives on the coast u-huh-huh..."

 

Stranded by Nicole Jackson :
"I don't want to feel like I'm stranded
I don't want to feel abandoned"


If You're Not The One
by Daniel Bedingfield :
"And I hope you are the one I share my life with
And I wish that you could be the one I die with
And I pray in you're the one I build my home with
I hope I love you all my life"
A écouter avec
le clip de "Pride and Prejudice"
-
(YouTube)

 

I hurt today by Allison Affleck -
Listen to the song - with exercises (elllo.org)


The Language Of Love
by Dan Fogelberg :
"I say leave
When I mean stay
But she don't see
And so she moves away
What we really want
You know we rarely say
Such is the language of love..."

 


I need you
by America :
"I need you like the flower needs the rain...
You know I need you like the winter needs the spring"

 


The Wanderer
by The Beach Boys :
"Oh well I m the type of guy who will never settle down
Where pretty girls are well, you know that I m around
I kiss em and I love em cause to me they re all the same..."



I've Got You Under My Skin
by U2 :
"I've got you deep in the heart of me...
It repeats and it shouts in my ear
Don't you know blue-eyes"
(allthelyrics.com)

 

True Love by Jane Morgan
True Love Never Dies by Kylie Minogue


Keys to your heart
by John Waite :
"And it's love that makes the world go round"

 

TRULY MADLY DEEPLY by Savage Garden :
"I'll be your dream, I'll be your wish I'll be your fantasy.
I'll be your hope..."
Knock three times by Tony Orlando and Dawn


We Don't Talk Anymore
by Cliff Richard - used to V :
"Used to think that life was sweet...
Used to feel we had it made...
It's so funny how we don't talk anymore."

 

Language of love by Worlds Apart : - UPDATED
"The language of love is what makes you shine..."

(lyricstime.com)


When The Rain Begins To Fall

- sung by Jermaine Jackson

Karaoke (You Tube)
"And I will catch you if you fall
you'll never have to ask me why.
And when the rain begins to fall
I'll be the sunshine in your life..."

 


Layla
by Eric Clapton :
"Layla, you've got me on my knees.
Layla, I'm begging, darling please.
Layla, darling won't you ease my worried mind...
Like a fool, I fell in love with you,
Turned my whole world upside down."

 

Wonderful World by James Morrison :
"Well I know that its a wonderful world from the sky down to the sea,
but I can only see when you're here, here with me."


Living Doll
by Cliff Richard :
"Got myself a crying, talking, sleeping, walking, living doll
Got to do my best to please her, just 'cause she's a living doll"

 

You never can tell by Chuck Berry


L-O-V-E
by Nat King Cole
- sung and animated (merpy.com)

- site signalé par Renée Maufroid : ex 11

 

YOU'RE STILL THE ONE by Shania Twain
Love is All - Roger Glover's Butterfly Ball


(Don't) Give Hate A Chance
by Jamiroquai
- with the VIDEO (You Tube)

 


Love Is Gone
- David Guetta - the lyrics
- with the
VIDEO (You Tube)

 

Suzanna - Art Company :
"I'm crazy loving you
put my arm aroud her shoulder
Run my fingers through her hair
It's a dream I can't believe it
It took so long it's only fair"


She's Leaving Home
by The Beatles (esl-lounge.com) :
PRESENT SIMPLE et PRESENT BE + ing
"Wednesday morning at five o'clock as the day begins
Silently closing her bedroom door
Leaving the note that she hoped would say more
She goes downstairs to the kitchen clutching her handkerchief...
She's leaving home after living alone"

- the VIDEO (YouTube)

 

Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day :
"Summer has come and passed.
The innocent can never last
Wake me up,
When September ends."

(esl-lounge.com)
- the
VIDEO (YouTube)


Wonderful Tonight
by Eric Clapton (esl-lounge.com) :
"And then she asks me, "Do I look all right?"
And I say, "Yes, you look wonderful tonight...
And then she asks me, "Do you feel all right?"
And I say, "Yes, I feel wonderful tonight."

- the VIDEO (YouTube)

 

Strange love - Little Annie (Levi's Commercial)
"you're the strangest love I've ever known"
Words of Love - in songs
(actsweb.org)



Words Of Love
- sung by Buddy Holly
(musique.ados.fr)

 


Not The Same Dreams Anymore
by Oscar Benton
"And when we kiss goodnight I find...
...That since we're sharing the same bed
We're not sharing the same dreams
Anymore"

(oldielyrics.com)
- the VIDEO (YouTube)



Words of Love
by The Beatles
(sing365.com)