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This week I’ve used  Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s quarantine song, “Stuck with you”.

You can download the materials here:

stuck with you_worksheet

stuck With you_answer key

(You will need to press the Ctrl key when you click on hyperlinks in MS Word.)

Or open them in Google Docs. You’d need to make your own copy.

worksheet

answer key

Some information..

Suitable for : upper intermediate+

Time: between 60 and 80′ depending on number of students

Language focus:

  1. Receptive exposure to informal contractions: kinda, I’ma, ain’t.
  2. Meaning of language chunks found in the song.
  3. Practicing  “might as well” using Woolard’s texting approach. You can read more about it in my post My top 3 Teaching Lexically activities.

Skills:

Focused listening to find extra words that don’t exist in the song.

Sentence dictation.

Pronunciation practice

Noticing elision of /t/, /d/ and yod coalescence between /t/ and /j/

Finally..

As always, feedback is welcome. You can also check out the rest of the song worksheets I created last month:

Using songs to motivate learners

What if I told you that I love you?

Break my heart

Cut you off