Powers (mes-english.com) breathe under water, control the weather,
climb walls, become invisible, see through walls, shoot lasers, freeze
make force fields, lift anything, run fast, stretch very far, talk to
animals, fly, become anything, shrink large flash cards, medium flash cards, bingo,
color pictures with black and white backings:
medium flash cards, bingo Mark's note: This is a good jump to subjunctive practice for
a little older students. "I wish I could... "
and/or practice of if in a very natural and easy to understand environment
"If I could ..., I would ..."
Souhaits / Regrets - Une activité avec extraits audio (généreusement prêtés par Elllo) et 2 QCM interactifs. (soundguideweb.com)
- "Travaillez la structure I wish I had en compréhension orale. Notez le vocabulaire que vous pourrez réinvestir. Il y a 6 activités."+ AUDIO (soundguideweb.com)
Regrets( I wish + I had + pp ) Travaillez l'expression du regret avec 5 extraits audio empruntés à Elllo (soundguideweb.com)
- "paragraphs with blanks that the students fill in to complete
Lesson plans :
Into the Woods: Wish + to + Infinitive - a lesson
"We can use 'wish' with the infinitive to mean 'would like' or 'want to'. This is very formal. We don't usually use a continuous tense with 'wish' in this case." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
The 33: Wish - a lesson
"Work in groups:
Imagine you were locked inside a cave for 69 days, eating very poorly. Make a list of the first things you would like to do.
Watch the movie segment..." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
Click: Regrets - a lesson
"This movie provides us entertainment and food for thought when it comes to our life choices.
Having a remote control to extend our favorite moments of the day sounds like a dream, but we have to deal with its consequences. This scene is really touching." (warmupsfollowups.blogspot.fr)
The Amazing Spider-Man: Wish - a lesson plan
"The Spider-Man is one of my favorite cartoon characters.
The movies are great and this scene, which is about getting even, is excellent for a contextualized practice on WISH." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
Sayings / Phrases :
Sadness and regret
"The SMART Thesaurus shows synonyms, related words and phrases that make up this topic." (dictionary.cambridge.org)
sayings : Wish not so much to live long as to live well. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Oh I wished I'd looked after me teeth- a poem with AUDIO "Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth,
And spotted the dangers beneath
All the toffees I chewed,
And the sweet sticky food..." (pamayres.com)
Beautiful Days by Venus (YouTube) + LYRICS: "I wish I was bad
And completely wrong...
I wish I was fast
And crazy as a dog
I wish I could last
As long as the gods..." (lyrics.wikia.com)
J.J. Cale - Wish I Had Not Said That (YouTube) + LYRICS: "You don't come here too often
You make my day when you come around
You know I love you something awful
You're a diamond I have found
Wish I had not said that, baby..." (azlyrics.com)
You And Me (in My Pocket)by Milow "I wish you smelled a little funny...
I sometimes wish you were a mermaid
I could raise you in the tub at home... It would be only you and me...
I wish you were a little bigger...
I often wish that you had feathers
I’d keep you in a giant cage...
I wish you were a little slower...
I really wish that you were smaller...
So I could put you in my pocket
And carry you around all day"
(parolesmania.com) + the VIDEO(YouTube)
"Somewhere over the rainbow
Skies are blue
And the dreams that you dare to dream
Really do come true
Some day I'll wish upon a star
And wake up where the clouds are far behind me"
Cocoon - Comets(YouTube) + the LYRICS
"While my boat is drifting away
By the shore of Miami Bay...
I wish there was a secret
That you said in your sleep...
And I wish I was a comet to crash on your field
Just to be remembered"
The Nicest Thing by Kate Nash. - animationwith the lyrics- UPDATED + the LYRICS "You're the nicest thing I've seen.
I wish that we could give it a go...
I wish I was your favorite girl...
I wish you'd hold my hand when I was upset"
Babyshambles - You Talk - the lyrics "You talk, you talk a good game Wish I could talk the same...
Utah, remember Utah in the rain
And those little red shoes and some kid with the blues" (tuxboard.com) - the VIDEO(YouTube)
And Rainby James Blunt :
"How I wish I'd chosen darkness from cold...
How I wish I could walk through the doors of my mind...
How I wish I could choose between Heaven and Hell." + VIDEO
Reasonby HOOBASTANK - UPDATED
"I'm not a perfect person
There's many things I wish I didn't do
But I continue learning...
I've found a reason for me
To change who I used to be...
And all the pain I put you through
I wish that I could take it all away"
Watts'by The Jam :
"I wish I could have all the money he's got
I wish I could be like David Watts..."
Heroesby David Bowie :
"I wish you could swim
Like the dolphins"
'Wish'by Lighthouse Family :
"I wish I knew how I'm gonna be happy without you..."
Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Freeby Nina Simone
(or by Lighthouse Family)
"And I wish I knew how
It would feel to be free
I wish that I could break
All the chains holding me
I wish I could say
All the things that I'd like to say...." - with the VIDEO(YouTube)
A Kingby Ben Harper : - UPDATED
"Well Martin's dream has become Rodney's worst nightmare...
how I wish you could help us Dr. King..."
(= Rodney King and Martin Luther King) (azlyrics.com)