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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Grammar in Song:Thinking Out Loud

Ed Sheran's song is a wonderful one with which to practice your listening, reading and grammar with. This set of activities include practice with verb tenses and clauses.  Enjoy. 

Answers Thinking Out Loud

Watch the video on describing the making of thinking out loud dance sequence . 
and answer the questions below. 

Comprehension Questions 

1.  What was the original plan for the video ? 

2. How did the "choreographers" respond when they found out Sheeran wanted to dance in      the video himself? 

3. How much experience did Ed have with dancing? 

4. How did Ed learn how to dance the specific choreography in the video? 

5. Why did the professional dancers who danced on tour admire Ed so much? 

6. Describe the different feelings Ed had a bout the experience? 

7. What did the choreographers say is so important "to sell" the song? 


Sing along with the song. If you don't believe how well this can be done, watch thousands of Spanish fans sing along to every word of the song -- without lyrics to help them.    

Thinking Out loud  live in Madrid