literary devices in pop songs (2)

Do you remember these literary devices?

Personification:

Oxymoron:

Hyperbole:

Alliteration:

Anaphora / simile:

Antithesis / Anaphora:

Simile / Anaphora:

Now, over to you. How many literary devices can you find in these songs?

literary devices in pop songs

We’ve been discussing some of the literary devices you can find not just in literature, but also in pop music. You can watch the videos again to help you remember them:

Antithesis:

Allusion:

Anaphora:

Alliteration:

Hyperbole:

Oxymoron:

Personification:

Simile:

Watch the whole song (Full of similes):

Entertainment and the Arts- C1

April 23rd was English (and Spanish) language day:

Shakespeare Sketch (Rowan Atkinson, Hugh Laurie)

LISTENING COMPREHENSION: Actor turned director Fisher Stevens explains why Leonardo DiCaprio has always been engaged with social issues.

  1. According to Fisher Stevens, has Leonardo Di Caprio idealistic views regarding the protection of the planet?
  2. Who inspired him to become environmentally conscious?
  3. When and how did Fisher and Leo meet?
  4. What was Fisher’s first impression about Leo?
  5. How many films has Fisher been taking part lately as an actor?
  6. Were they starring roles?
  7. Did he enjoy the experience?
  8. Does he find any problems as a director?

 

travel and holidays-C1

These are the materials and resources we’ve used in our class about travel and holidays:

Term time holidays: listen to this clip from BBC radio Ulster and answer these questions:

BBC news- Term-time holiday- What are the rules?

EXTRA READING:

EXTRA LISTENING:

The Accidental Tourist:

Little Britain Abroad- Majorca:

Come Fly With Me- Life Jackets:

More travel and holiday videos: http://watchinenglish.blogspot.com.es/search/label/travel

travel and holidays- B2

These are the materials and resources we’ve used in our class about travel and holidays:

TRAVEL / JOURNEY / TRIP / VOYAGE: watch the presentation and then try this quiz

Vocabulary- drag and drop exercise:

More travel videos for you to watch: http://watchinenglish.blogspot.com.es/search/label/travel