A.DO THE EXERCISES GIVEN BELOW AND THEN WATCH THE VIDEO TO CHECK YOUR PREDICTIONS.

1-Complete the sentences with the words given below. What about ______________ What about ______________ What about all the things That you said we were to gain... What about killing ______________ Is there a time What about all the things That you said was yours and mine... Did you ever stop to notice All the blood we've shed before Did you ever stop to notice The crying Earth its weeping shores? (chorus) 2 – Order the lines accordingly. That you pledge your only son... What about all the dreams Look what we've done What about all the peace Is there a time What have we done to the world That you said was yours and mine... What about flowering fields 3- Cross the wrong one out. Did you ever stop to notice All the children alive/ dead from war/peace Did you ever stop to notice The crying Earth the weeping shores? (chorus) I used to sleep/ dream I used to glance beyond the stars Now I don't know where we are Although I know we've drifted far/ near (chorus)

fields rain

blood sunrise

Hey, what about yesterday What about the seas The heavens are falling down I can't even breathe What about apathy I need you What about nature's worth It's our planet's womb 4. Match the halves of the sentences. a.What about animals b. What about elephants c. What about crying whales d. What about forest trails e. What about the holy land 1.We're ravaging the seas 2.Burnt despite our pleas 3.Torn apart by creed 4.We've turned kingdoms to dust 5.Have we lost their trust

5. Complete with meaningful words/ phrases. What about the common man Can't we set him ____________________ What about children dying Can't you hear them _________________ Where did we go _________________ Someone tell me why! What about babies What about the days What about all their joy What about the man What about the crying man What about death again Do we give a damn?
[ Michael Jackson lyrics at www.azlyrics.com ]

B. Point out all the environmental threats mentioned in the text and justify your answer by quoting from it. C. What is the message of the song? D. The song ends with a question. Answer it!

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