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Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is a British singer and songwriter. She was born on 5 May 1988 in Tottenham, London, the daughter of an English mother, Penny Adkins and a Welsh father, Mark Evans. Evans left when Adele was two, leaving her 20-year-old mother to raise her single-handedly. She began singing at age four and asserts that she became obsessed with voices. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. Her second studio album, 21, was released in early 2011. The album was well received critically and surpassed the success of her debut, earning the singer numerous awards in 2012.

 

2015 - On 22 October, Adele confirmed that 25 (her next album) would be released on 20 November, while the lead single from the album, "Hello" would be released on 23 October.

2015 - On 22 October, Adele confirmed that 25 (her next album) would be released on

Adapted from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adele - Accessed on 25th October 2015.

 
 
Hello -Adele
Hello -Adele

Listen to the song and number the verses in the correct order.

  • 3 This song presents some examples of

1

(

) They say that time's supposed to heal ya

informal conversation. Write 3 of them on the lines below. How would they be in

(

) But I ain't done much healing

formal conversation?

(

) You'd like to meet, to go over everything

  • a) _______________________________

 

(

) Hello, it's me

(

) I was wondering if after all these years

_______________________________

 
  • b) _______________________________

(

) I've forgotten how it felt before the world fell at our feet

_______________________________

(

) I'm in California dreaming about who we used to be

  • c) _______________________________

(

) Hello, can you hear me?

_______________________________

(

) When we were younger and free

There's such a difference between us And a million miles

Chorus Hello from the other side

  • 4 Match the phrasal verbs to their meanings.

I must've called a thousand times to tell you

a)

Go over

I'm sorry, for everything that I've done

b)

Dream about

But when I call you never seem to be home

c)

Run out of

 

Hello from the outside At least I can say that I've tried to tell you I'm sorry, for breaking your heart

) to think about something that you want very much;

(

But it don't matter, it clearly doesn't tear you apart anymore

(

) If a supply of something runs out,

 

all of it has been used or it is completely

2

Unscramble the letters of the words in brackets.

finished;

(lloeh) , how are you?

(

) to examine or look at something in

 

It's so typical of me to talk about

(flymes)

 

I'm sorry,

(eoph) that you're well

a careful or detailed way;

Did you ever _________

(eamk)

it out of that town

  • 5 Discuss the following questions with a

 

Where

(gnoiht) ever happened?

partner.

It's no

(rtcsee)

a)

How is the singer feeling?

 

b)

Why is she feeling this way?

 

Repeat Chorus

 

Watch the video and check your answers.

Ooooohh, anymore (3x)

Anymore

 

Repeat Chorus