Your task is to listen to Perfect Day by Lou Reed and complete the lyrics.
This listening comprehension task is slightly more difficult than a similar one based on this same song as there are more gaps here and some of them are a bit difficult.
The difficulty of this exercise is around B2 level on the CEFR scale.
An easier listening comprehension task based on this song is found here: Lou Reed: Perfect Day – a listening comprehension exercise.
You will find more tasks based on this song here later, including a text reconstruction listening comprehension exercise and vocabulary exercises too.
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 Leonard Cohen song is not only beautiful but is also a good way to improve your listening skills. It shouldn’t be very difficult to fill the gaps as they are fairly common words – the tricky thing is to understand the whole of the song, but that should be a different lesson.
For now, it’s enough if you listen and complete the text:
The difficulty of this task is below B2 level – somewhere between intermediate and upper-intermediate.
There will be more tasks based on this song, so check back soon.
This listening task is a bit difficult, but you should try it nevertheless.