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.

(Intro)
I close my eyes when I get too 1.

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sad

I think thoughts that I know are 2.

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bad

Close my 3. and I count to ten

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eyes

Hope it’s 4. when I open them

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over

I want the things that I had 5.

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before

Like a Star Wars poster on my 6. door

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bedroom

I wish I could 7. to ten

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count

Make everything be 8. again

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wonderful

Hope my mom and I hope my 9.

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Dad

Will figure out why they get so 10.

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mad

Hear them scream, I hear them 11.

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fight

They say bad words that make me wanna 12.

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cry

Close my eyes when I go to 13.

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bed

And I dream of angels who make me 14.

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smile

I feel better when I 15. them say

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hear

16. will be wonderful someday

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everything

Chorus:

17. mean everything when you’re little

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Promises

And the world’s so 18.

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big

I just don’t 19. how

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understand

You can smile with all those 20. in your eyes

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tears

Tell me everything is wonderful now

Please 21. tell me everything is wonderful now

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don’t

I go to school and I run and 22.

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play

I tell the 23. that it’s all okay

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kids

I laugh aloud so my 24. won’t know

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friends

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

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bell

Go to my 26. and I close my eye

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room

I make 27. that I have a new life

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believe

I don’t believe you when you say

Everything will be wonderful 28.

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someday

(Chorus)

No

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

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different

No, no, no, no

I don’t wanna meet your 30.

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friends

And I don’t wanna 31. over again

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start

I just want my 32. to be the same

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life

Just like it used to be

Some days I hate 33.

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everything

I hate everything

34. and everything

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everyone

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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