Friday, 20 December 2013

Justin Bieber - Mistletoe

Justin Bieber - Under the Mistletoe
 Christmas is almost here!  Trees are decorated, parties are happening and Christmas music is everywhere!   Justin Bieber’s song "Mistletoe" is back on the air and in the stores!  It debuted in 2011 and is still on many people’s Xmas music play list.  So don’t be surprised if you keep hearing this song wherever you go!


Check out the video and try to fill in the missing blanks below. Enjoy!
 

 "Mistletoe" by Justin Bieber

It’s the most beautiful time of the year
Lights fill the streets spreading so much cheer
I should be playing in the winter snow
But I'mma be under the mistletoe

I don’t wanna miss out on the holiday
But I can’t stop staring at your face
I should be playing in the winter snow
But I’mma be under the 1________

With you, shawty with you
With you, shawty with you
With you under the mistletoe

Everyone's gathering around the fire
2________roasting like a hot July
I should be chilling with 3________, I know
But I’mma be under the mistletoe

Word on the street 4________'s coming tonight,
5________'s flying through the sky so high
I should be 6________, I know
But I’mma be under the mistletoe

With you, shawty with you
With you, shawty with you
With you under the mistletoe

With you, shawty with you
With you, shawty with you
With you under the mistletoe

Aye, love, the 7_______followed the star
The way I followed my heart
And it led me to a 8________

Aye, love, don't you buy me nothing
'cause I am feeling one thing, your lips on my lips
That’s a merry, 9________

It’s the most beautiful time of the year
Lights fill the streets spreading so much cheer
I should be playing in the winter snow
But I’mma be under the mistletoe

I don’t wanna miss out on the holiday
But I can’t stop staring at your face
I should be playing in the winter snow
But I’mma be under the mistletoe

With you, shawty with you
With you, shawty with you
With you under the mistletoe

With you, shawty with you
With you, shawty with you
With you, under the mistletoe, under the mistletoe

Kiss me underneath the mistletoe
Show me baby that you love me so-oh-oh
Oh, oh, ohhh

Kiss me underneath the mistletoe,
Show me baby that you love me so-oh-oh
Oh, oh, ohhh


Ok, now go through the video one more time and answer the Comprehension Questions below.  However to help you out, I have given you the meanings to some of the key slang terms from the song.

Justin Bieber - Christmas
 Slang Terms & Meanings from Justin Bieber

wanna = want to

imma be =  I am going to be.

a "shawty" = a pretty girl.



Comprehension Questions

(1)What is mistletoe?

(2)What usually happens under the mistletoe?
   
(3)Does Justin Bieber want a Christmas gift from his girlfriend?

(4)What does Justin Bieber want to do for Christmas?
  
(5)What are some of the Christmas activities that Justin Bieber feels he ‘should be’ doing?
  

                     

Listening Answers
1. mistletoe 
2. Chestnuts
3. my folks
4. Santa
5. Reindeer
6. making a list
7. wise men
8. miracle
9. merry Christmas

Comprehension Answers

(1)A plant; see picture of Mickey and Minnie under the mistletoe below.
(2)Christmas custom, any two people who meet under a hanging of mistletoe are obliged to kiss.
(3)No. 
(4)He wants to be together with his girlfriend under the mistletoe.
(5)He should be: playing in the winter snow, chilling with his folks, making a list.

Next week Celebrity English will feature a Tom Cruise Christmas Memory! Sorry the video is not available to the general public anymore.  See you after Christmas!

                       
Happy Holidays! 
Mickey & Minnie Under the mistletoe!

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