Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Dead, Death, Die, Died, Dying

Dead is the adjective: He's dead.
Death is the noun: At the end of our lives we can only expect death
Die is the infinitive; died is the past and past participle; dying is the gerund.
Many people died on the roads last Easter.



Listen to the song and fill in the gaps.
You wake up one morning and your ______________ is dead
You go downstairs, all your __________ are dead
Somebody phones you - your _____________ are dead
You call your brother, but he is dead
Almost everybody is dead

And you've had a bad day, everyone is dead,
everyone is dead, now you are the _________
Everyone is deeaad, you've had a bad day

Now check your answers:

You wake up one morning and your girlfriend is dead
You go downstairs, all your pets are dead
Somebody phones you - your parents are dead
You call your brother, but he is dead
Almost everybody is dead

And you've had a bad day, everyone is dead,
everyone is dead, now you are the king
Everyone is deeaad, you've had a bad day