Can’t buy me love (elementary/pre-intermediate)

A) PRE-TASK:

What type of things do you find attractive in a man/woman? Can money be a source of sexual attraction? Why/why not?

B) TASK:

Listen to the song (click here for the link) and do the following exercises.

a) Choose the right option:

I’ll buy you a diamond king/ring/ thing my friend,

if it makes you feel alright/fine/right,

I’ll get you anything/everything my friend,

If it makes you feel alright/all fine,

cause I don’t care/fair too much for money,

money can’t mind/buy/find me love.

 

I’ll give you all I’ve got to give/see/leave,

if you say/tell you love me too/blue,

I may/say not have a lot to give,

but what I got I’ll/ill give to you,

I don’t care too much/match/catch for money,

money can’t buy me love.

 

Can’t buy me love,

everybody tells me so,

can’t buy me love, no, no, no…

 

b) Complete using an expression from the ones below:

need   kind   I’ll   just  ring  care

 

Say you don’t ………… no diamond …………….

And …………….. be satisfied,

Tell me that you want the ……………. of thing,

that money ………………. can’t buy,

I don’t ……………… too much for money,

Money can’t buy me love.

 

Can’t buy me love, everybody tells me so,

Can’t buy me love, no, no, no, no.

 

C) FOLLOW-UP

  1. Summarise the content of the song in one sentence. What message is the singer trying to convey?
  2. Underline the words which have the /ɑɪ/ sound in the song (e.g. buy).
  3. Find examples of the if-structure. Which conditional type is it?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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