The Lou Reed song Perfect Day was recorded in 1972 but became really famous only decades later, when it was featured in the film Trainspotting.
Your task is to listen to the song and complete the lyrics. If you can’t find a word, you can ask for a free letter.
The difficulty of this exercise is below B2 level (intermediate).
You’ll find other tasks based on this song here later.
This is a bit more difficult listening task based on Bruce Springsteen’s classic, The River. You have to add the missing words – and some of them are not very easy.
Other available tasks on EnglishFiles.com based on the same song: a similar, easier gap-fill listening comprehension exercise and a reading comprehension exercise on the background of the song.
Listen to the song One by U2 and fill the gaps in the lyrics.
Feel free to stop or rewind the video whenever you feel it’s necessary but ideally you should play it once from start to finish and then for the second time only stop it once after every line.
This task is about B2 level on the CEFR scale.
There will be some more tasks later based on this song — including a text reconstruction listening comprehension exercise, a reading comprehension exercise on the background of the song and also some vocabulary tasks to help you learn the words in the song.
This is a listening comprehension task based on the famous Bruce Springsteen song The River.
The difficulty of this exercise is about B2 level (upper-intermediate) or maybe slightly higher.
Your task is to listen to the song and fill the gaps in the lyrics. You can also ask for hints and stop the playback at any time.
We have a few more exercises based on this song:
You can expect even more exercises on The River by Bruce Springsteen, so check back soon.
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