SONG GAPFILL: Everclear (Level: medium)

Improve your listening skills through music 3

Level: Medium

Learning English through music is not only fun, it is very effective for improving your listening skills.

Play the video below and as you listen to the words (lyrics), complete the gap fill with the words you hear. When you are finished, click ‘Show answer’ to check your answers.

NOTE: There is only ONE word required for each answer.

I close my eyes when I get too 1. Show answersad

I think thoughts that I know are 2.Show answerbad

Close my 3. and I count to ten Show answereyes

Hope it’s 4. when I open them Show answerover

I want the things that I had 5. Show answerbefore

Like a Star Wars poster on my 6. door Show answerbedroom

I wish I could 7. to ten Show answercount

Make everything be 8. again Show answerwonderful

Hope my mom and I hope my 9. Show answerDad

Will figure out why they get so 10. Show answermad

Hear them scream, I hear them 11. Show answerfight

They say bad words that make me wanna 12. Show answercry

Close my eyes when I go to 13. Show answerbed

And I dream of angels who make me 14. Show answersmile

I feel better when I 15. them say Show answerhear

16. will be wonderful someday Show answereverything


17. mean everything when you’re little Show answerPromises

And the world’s so 18. Show answerbig

I just don’t 19. how Show answerunderstand

You can smile with all those 20. in your eyes Show answertears

Tell me everything is wonderful now

Please 21. tell me everything is wonderful now Show answerdon’t

I go to school and I run and 22. Show answerplay

I tell the 23. that it’s all okay Show answerkids

I laugh aloud so my 24. won’t know Show answerfriends

When the 25. rings I just don’t wanna go home Show answerbell

Go to my 26. and I close my eye Show answerroom

I make 27. that I have a new life Show answerbelieve

I don’t believe you when you say

Everything will be wonderful 28. Show answersomeday



No, I don’t wanna hear you tell me everything is wonderful now

I don’t wanna hear you say

That I will understand someday

No, no, no, no

I don’t wanna hear you say

You both have grown in a 29. way Show answerdifferent

No, no, no, no

I don’t wanna meet your 30. Show answerfriends

And I don’t wanna 31. over again Show answerstart

I just want my 32. to be the same Show answerlife

Just like it used to be

Some days I hate 33. Show answereverything

I hate everything

34. and everything Show answereveryone

Please don’t tell me everything is wonderful now…

I don’t wanna hear you tell me everything is wonderful now


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