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Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police

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Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police

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  1. 1. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police Musical English Lessons International, England Established since 1993 This free website has been created espec French <> Ital i an <> Portu gu ese <> Span i sh <> Germ an <> Ch i n ese <> Japan ese <> Korean <> A rabi c <> Tu rki sh <> Pol i sh <> Macedonian WHAT'S NEW? ROXANNE BROKEN LINKS (Click on the eyes) Sung By The Police, Sting, George Michael, Fall Out Boy Emergency list of page URLS on this website <>()<> SITEMAP Pedagogic Ideas by Bibi Baxter 2006 R-Z www.musicalenglishlessons.org Recipes SITEMAP A-P Sayings Originals by Bibi Essays Narratives Photo Published articles Rhyming Verse Beatles ESL ideas Quiz Albums Exercise 1: Nouns (common, proper, compound) (scroll to next box) Exercise 2: Mixed Tenses: simple present (passive, negative, affirmative), present perfect, imperative, simple future Exercise 3: Comprehension (summaries) Further Practice: Discussion, Role-play, Debate, Composition The full lyrics answer key RELATED PAGES When The Sun Goes Down sung by The Arctic Monkeys (similar subject) Grammar Index (more grammar) Music Index (more songs) IMPORTANT LANGUAGE POINTS philosophies proverbs tonguetwisters Songs for Group Singing Schoolchildren Toddlers Speaking Practice Intonation & Stress Pronunciation UNDER The Holy Bible Prayers Vocabulary Salvation or Hell? Life Before & After Death The opposite of MUST (+ infinitive) is DON'T HAVE TO CONSTRUCTION (+ infinitive) Spellings 'I loved you since I knew you' (This could be US grammar; however, the correct UK grammar would be 'I've loved you This website contains since I've known you'. In order to avoid confusing students, mostly British-English spellings. Most the UK version has been given in all the exercises. American software 'I have to tell you just how I feel' (present simple after does not HOW) recognise/recognize all British-English PHRASAL VERBS: spellings to put on = apply Humorous to musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm talk down to s.o. = to speak to s.o. in a Sport 1/9
  2. 2. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police Humorous poems Christmas Carols Fun Songs to talk down to s.o. = to speak to s.o. in a condescending way to make up one's mind (passive version in the lyrics) 'Those days are over' (to be over). 'It's over' is commonly heard at the end of sports events, after the break-up of relationships, a fight, a war, etc., but the phrase does not always have a 'final' meaning. (Popular phrase: It's not over until the fat lady sings) Sport Table Tennis Vocabulary Study Tips exams Poem Recipes Song by Darkness Traditions Classical Literature Memory Aids & ESL Practice for: Dickens D.H.Lawrence Shakespeare Title: Exercise: Level: Activity: Practice: Roxanne 1 Pre-intermediate + Gapped Nouns (common, proper, compound) reading speaking writing INSTRUCTIONS Make it easier by: Playing the song at an appropriate speed, so students might complete the gaps. Dictating the missing words in a list, if students are struggling. Make it more difficult by: Instructing students to complete the gaps. They can then check their answers by listening to the song. etc. Roxanne Contributors listening Sung By The Police, Sting, George Michael, Fall Out Boy Fiction ............... Non-fiction Technology CCMS RF-MW combined Traditional Songs Christmas Carols Chants Coach Songs You don't have to put on the red ............... Nursery Rhymes Those ............... are over Travel Poetry Prayers You don't have to sell your ............... to the ............... For Budding Authors & Poets <>()<> ESL/EFL/English Practice for Songs ............... Feedback Forums Create your own forums to discuss subjects on this website and to You don't have to wear that ............... tonight Comical & serious travel reports & rhymes Video Using commercial videos to teach Violence (to) Walk the ............... for ............... You don't care if it's wrong or if it's right practise your <>()<> musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm ESL/EFL Practice Ideas Reading 2/9
  3. 3. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police practise your English <>()<> Functional English ............... ESL/EFL Grammar You don't have to put on the red ............... rules I've loved you since I've known you practice <>()<> I won't share you with another ............... Overview of ESL/EFL/special needs pedagogic ideas on this website I know my ............... is made up So put away your ............... Language Tailoring (I've) Told you once I won't tell you again for different occasions & to avoid offending your listener It's a bad ............... A varied range of lists & practice Worksheets (ESL/EFL) for Pop Songs A wide range of ESL/EFL exercises for commercial songs. Many are ideal for use with students with learning difficulties Writing <>()<> CV examples Medical Create your own worksheets Vocabulary Lists Vocabulary I have to tell you just how I feel for fun ESL/EFL practice Pedagogic Suggestions Subjects for Debate I wouldn't talk down to you Jokes Language Practice Reading Practice ............... monologue You don't have to put on the red ............... letter-writing ............... creative writing You don't have to put on the red ............... Additional instructions <>()<> Pedagogic Ideas by Bibi Baxter 2006 Poetry Young Children nursery rhymes www.musicalenglishlessons.org bedtime story ESL practice The answer key Classical Humorous Publishing Opportunities A forum for budding authors & poets to add their work THE MISSING NOUNS alphabet practice body, boy, days, dress, light, make-up, mind, money, night, Roxanne, streets, way Title: Exercise: Level: Activity: Roxanne 2 Pre-intermediate + Gapped Practice: Mixed Tenses: simple present (passive, musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm 3/9
  4. 4. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police Practice: Mixed Tenses: simple present (passive, negative, affirmative), present perfect, imperative, simple future INSTRUCTIONS Make it easier by: Completing the gaps containing irrelevant language points before photocopying Playing the song at an appropriate speed, so students might complete the gaps. Make it more difficult by: Instructing students to complete the gaps. They can then check their answers by listening to the song. Roxanne Sung By The Police, Sting, George Michael, Fall Out Boy Roxanne You ................. (1-not have to) put on the red light Those days ................. (2-be) over You ................. (3-not have to) sell your body to the night <>()<> Roxanne You ................. (4-not have to) wear that dress tonight (to) Walk the streets for money You ................. (5-not care) if it................. (6-be) wrong, or if it................. (7-be) right <>()<> Roxanne You ................. (8-not have to) put on the red light I................. (9-love) you since I ................. (10-know) you I wouldn't talk down to you I ................. (11-have to) tell you just how I ................. (12-feel) musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm <>()<> 4/9
  5. 5. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police <>()<> I ................. (13-not share) you with another boy I ................. (14-know) my mind ................. (15-make up) So ................. (16-put away) your make up (I've) ................. (17-tell) you once I ................. (18-not tell) you again It................. (19-be) a bad way <>()<> Roxanne You ................. (20-not have to) put on the red light Roxanne You ................. (21-not have to) put on the red light <>()<> Pedagogic Ideas by Bibi Baxter 2006 www.musicalenglishlessons.org The answer key Title: Exercise: Level: Activity: Practice: Roxanne 3 Pre-intermediate + Multiple Choice Comprehension INSTRUCTIONS Choose the most appropriate summary or summaries to describe the meaning of the lyrics in the song. Check the answer with the answer key. Summary 1 The singer is telling Roxanne not to wear her red dress, because he does not like the colour; neither does he like the way she wears it. Summary 2 The singer is telling Roxanne she must not put on the red light, musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm 5/9
  6. 6. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by The singer is telling George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, Thelight, Roxanne she must not put on the red Police because it's not necessary. Summary 3 The singer wants Roxanne to start a new life with him, because he respects her, but he does not want to share her affections with other men. Summary 4 The singer fell in love with Roxanne at first sight and wants her to be his partner, but only if she is willing to stop selling her body The answer key FURTHER PRACTICE DISCUSSION, ROLE-PLAY, DEBATE, COMPOSITION This subject may be inappropriate for certain students. It is important to be aware of their age and/or cultural background, before introducing the vocabulary below. Some relevant vocabulary is provided below Begin by asking whether the singer is a client or a pimp. (He is neither, in fact) Discussion should start as pairwork, then progress to group work A composition can be set as homework PERSON PLACE ACTION TRADE to solicit to turn a trick to provide paid sex to display one's wares prostitute whore to be scantilydressed scrubber (slang) tom (slang) to wear revealing bordello musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm brothel soliciting clothes 6/9
  7. 7. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police bordello clothes red-light district street corner to prostitute oneself to sell one's body client kerb crawler to drive slowly alongside women who are standing on, or walking along the pavement in order to proposition them or attract their attention - pimp to live off immoral earnings to entice a woman into a life on the streets to force a woman onto the streets to control, using fear to find clients to pimp pimping in the vicinity nearby The Full Lyrics Key Roxanne Sung By The Police, Sting, George Michael, Fall Out Boy musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm 7/9
  8. 8. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light Those days are over You don't have to sell your body to the night <>()<> Roxanne You don't have to wear that dress tonight (to) Walk the streets for money You don't care if it's wrong or if it's right <>()<> Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light I've loved you since I've known you I wouldn't talk down to you I have to tell you just how I feel <>()<> I won't share you with another boy I know my mind is made up So put away your make up (I've) Told you once I won't tell you again It's a bad way <>()<> Roxanne You don't have to put on the red light Roxanne musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm 8/9
  9. 9. 12/11/13 Roxanne sung by George Michael, Sting, Puff Daddy, Fall Out Boy, The Police You don't have to put on the red light Key to Exercise 3 - Comprehension The correct summaries are 3 and 4 1 is obviously wrong 2 is also wrong, because MUST NOT does not have the same meaning as DON'T HAVE TO COPYRIGHT INFORMATION It is acknowledged that all maps, flags, poetry, lyrics, trademarks, trade names, used or referred to on this website are the property of their respective owners. If you can supply relevant copyright information, please send it (together with your name & address) to: musicalenglishlessons@hotmail.com, or to: Copyright Details, Musical English Lessons International, Thimble Cottage, 99 High Street, Garlinge, Margate, Kent CT9 5LX <>()<> Musical English Lessons International grants teachers & students permission to copy and use (but not sell) any of the ideas & information featured on this website. Please include a reference to the author & website as follows: © Pedagogic Copyright 1994-2007 Bibi Baxter of www.musicalenglishlessons.com WITH THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS & PROVIDERS uk-online.net for cheap advertising showmetickets for tickets to sporting events, shows & concerts PROVIDERS bravenet phpbb3.net streamlinenet linkwalker network solutions easyspace With gratitude to: All websites which provide lyrics: azlyrics.com lyrics.com leoslyrics.com lyricscafe.com Easyspace Limited, Scotland, UK for technical support Easyspace Limited, registered in England (03405586), Thailand & Taiwan for keeping porn off this website & from obsolete pages from March 2007 The Mafia International for helping me to regain my dotcom website for removing porn from this website up to February 2007 The Mafia International for helping me to revamp & repair this website after it was attacked & vandalised Microsoft for helping me to repair this website in order to ensure that porn sites do not link to any of its pages in future musicalenglishlessons.com/popsongs/police/roxanne.htm 9/9

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