№159 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 159
On the avenue, There ain't never a ..., ladies work so hard Such a
On the corner selling rock ... pray to God, Hail a gipsy cab,
Takes me down from Harlem to the Brooklyn Bridge Someone sleeps tonight
With a hunger for more than an empty fridge...
I'm going to make it
I got a pocket full of dreams.
One hand in the air for the big city, Street lights, big dreams, all looking pretty No place in the world that can compare Put your lighters in the air, Everybody say Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!
(New York, New York, New York)
4 Discuss the following points with your partner.
• How can you explain the line "there ain't never a curfew"?
• In what way can the streets of NYC make you "feel brand new"?
• Why do you think the singer calls NYC "such a melting pot"?
5 Find out your partners' opinion on the following points.
a) Why do so many young people try to make it to NYC by any means? Think of as many reasons as you can.
b) Would you like to visit this city? Why?