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David Bowie ‘Heroes’

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MODAL + VERB

MODALS = CAN – COULD – MUST – SHOULD – WILL – WON’T – MIGHT – WOULD
VERBS = BEAT – STEAL – HELP – KEEP – DRIVE – BE – DRINK – SWIM


Listen to the song. Each question is a verb + modal combination from the words above. You can write the answers in the notebook below, before checking them at the bottom of the page.

 
Use this notebook to write your provisional answers:

NOTEPAD: Your ideas
 

 

I, I (1) ______ ________ king and you, you will be queen
For nothing (2) ______ ________ them away
We (3) ______ ________ them, just for one day
We can be heroes, just for one day…

And you, and you (4) ______ ________ mean
And I (5) ______ ________ all the time
‘Cause we’re lovers, and that is a fact
Yes we’re lovers, and that is that

Though nothing (6) ______ ________ us together
We (7) ______ ________ time, just for one day
We can be heroes, forever and ever – what’d you say?

I wish (8) ______ ________ swim
Like the dolphins, like dolphins can swim
Though nothing, nothing will keep us together
We can beat them, forever and ever
Oh we can be heroes, just for one day…

I (9)______ ________ king, and you, you will be queen
Though nothing (10) ______ ________ them away
We can be Heroes, just for one day
We (11) ______ ________ us, just for one day

I can remember standing, by the wall
And the guns shot above our heads
And we kissed, as though nothing (12) ______ ________
And the shame was on the other side
Oh we (13) ______ ________ them, for ever and ever
Then we (14) ______ ________ Heroes,
just for one day

We can be Heroes…..

We’re nothing, and nothing (15) ______ ________ us
Maybe we’re lying
then you better not stay
But we (16) ______ ________ safer,
just for one day ….

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