Rhymes are songs where the last words of each line sound similar. The similar sounds are usually vowels: a, e, i, o, u.

Here is a famous example: “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
 How I wonder what you are.
 Up above the world so high,
 Like a diamond in the sky.
 Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
 How I wonder what you are!

1. Put the following words/phrases into groups! There are more than two words in some groups.


embrace「エンブレイス」 about face this be away

notice「ノウティス」 strong doubt「ダウト」 sun in case say long me song

2. You will listen to a song by an American band called Gnarls Barkley! It is called Smiley Faces . Listen to it!

3. Fill in the blanks:
[Verse] What did you do? What did you say? Did you walk - or did you run away? Where 1___ you now? Where have you 2______? Did you go alone - or did you bring a 3_____? [Hook #1] I need to know this - cause I notice when you're smilin' Out in the sun havin' fun and you're feelin' free And I can tell you know how hard this life can be But you keep on smilin' for 4____ . [Verse] What went right? What went wrong? Was it the story - or was it the song? Was it overnight - or did it take you long?

Was 5_______ your weakness what made you strong? [Hook #2] Or all the above - oh how I 6____ to see you smilin' And oh yeah - take a little pain just in case You need something warm to embrace To help you put on a smilin' face Hey, put on a smilin' face [Bridge] Don't you go off into the new day with any doubt Here's a summary of somethin' that you could smile about: Say for instance, my girlfriend she bugs me all the time But the irony of it all is that she loves me all the time [Hook #3] I want to be you - whenever I see you smilin' Cause it's easily one of the 7______ things to do Your worries and fears 8____ your friends And they end up smilin' at you Put on a smilin' face
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