Aprende inglés con canciones: ‘Count On Me’ de Bruno Mars




Seguimos aprendiendo inglés con canciones, vamos a hacerlo con Count On Me de Bruno Mars

Y seguimos con la exaltación de la amistad, como ya hicimos en este post. Hoy estamos un poquito mimosos y qué mejor de poner algo de musiquilla de fondo.

He extraído algunas frases de la canción. Primero escuchadla y prestad atención para poder rellenar los huecos.

1. Después unid las dos mitades para formar una oración condicional. Luego podréis corregirlas fijándoos en el cuadradito con las soluciones que encontraréis al final del post

  1. If you’re tossin’ and you’re turnin’ and you just can’t fall asleep,
  2. If you ever _______ how much you really ________ to me,
  3. You’ll always have my _________
  4. If you ever find yourself ________ in the middle of the ________
  5. If you ever find yourself ______ in the dark and you can’t __________,

  1. I’ll _________ a song beside you.
  2. I’ll be the _________ to _________ you.
  3. When you ________.
  4. I’ll __________ the world to ________ you.
  5. Everyday I will ___________ you

2. Antes de volver a escucharla, intentad seleccionar la palabra correcta ayudándoos del contexto. Luego ya podréis darle al play y finalmente comprobad si lo habéis hecho bien echándole un ojo a las soluciones.

If you ever find yourself a) stop/stuck in the middle of the sea
I’ll b)sail/say the world to find you
If you ever find yourself cost/lost in the dark and you can’t see
I’ll be the c)lay/light to guide you.
Find out what d) we’re/wear made of
When we are called to help our friends in need

You e) can/can’t count on me like one, two, three, I’ll be there
And I know when I need it
I can count on you like four, three, two, you’ll be there
‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do,
oh yeah , oooooh oooooh , yeah yeah

If you’re tossin` and you’re turnin’ and you just can’t f) fall/feel/felt asleep
I’ll sing a song beside you
And if you ever forget how much you really g) mean/mint/mine to me
Everyday I will remind you
oh oh oh
Find out what we’re made of
When we are called to help our friends in need.

You can count on me like one, two, h) three/tree/free, I’ll be there
And I know when I need it
I can count on you like four, three, two, you’ll be there
‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do
oh yeah , oooh oooh , yeah yeah

You’ll always have my shoulder when you cry
I’ll never let go, never say goodbye

You know you can count on me like one, two, three, I’ll be there
And I know when I need it
I can count on you like four, three, two, and you’ll be there
‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do
oh yeah
oooooh ooooooh
ooh yea yea

You’ll always have my shoulder when you cry
I’ll never let go,
Never say goodbye
You know you can count on me like one, two, three
I’ll be there
And I know when I need it
I can count on you like four, three, two
And you’ll be there
Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do
Oh yea
Ooohhh Ooohhh
Oohh
You can count on me ‘cause I can count on you…

3. Ayudándote del contexto, intenta averiguar el significado de estas expresiones y escoger la que más se acerque.

 To be stuck somewhere To count on someoneTo have someone’s shoulder

To be tossing and turning

 

  • Imposibilidad de moverse ni hacia delante ni hacia atrás.
  • Dar vueltas (en la cama).
  • Agarrar a alguien por el hombro.
  • Confiar en alguien.
  • Dormir plácidamente.
  • Tener el apoyo de alguien.
  • Usar pegamento.

 

Soluciones

Ejercicio 1

1.     If you’re tossin’ and you’re turnin’ and you just can’t fall asleep, (a)2.     If you ever forget how much you really mean to me, (e)3.     You’ll always have my shoulder (c)4.     If you ever find yourself stuck in the middle of the sea, (d)

5.     If you ever find yourself lost in the dark and you can’t see, ((b)

a)     I’ll sing a song beside you.

b)     I’ll be the light to guide you.

c)    When you cry.

d)     I’ll sail the world to find you.

e)   Everyday I will  remind you

Ejercicio 2

a) stuck

b) sail

c) light

d) we’re

e) can

f) fall

g) mean

h) three

Ejercicio 3

1.       To be stuck somewhere(A)2.       To count on someone (D)3.       To have someone’s shoulder (F)4.       To be tossing and turning (B)

Pues, that’s all folks! 

Hemos repasado vocabulario, gramática y pronunciación y encima lo hemos hecho cantando… Just remember, you can count on me!  😉 

See you next year! 

Si te ha gustado este post, no te olvides de suscribirte a mi blog.