Shake Up Christmas Train

 created by Michelle Morissette

learningenglishwithmichelle.blogspot.com 

 

PRE-LISTENING 

 

Before you listen, read each sentence OUT LOUD and try to fill in the missing words.

 

LISTENING:  

 

Listen as many times as you need to. Then, fill in the  gaps with the missing words. 

 

 

o, ho, ho...

Shake up the
up the happiness
Shake up the happiness
It's Christmas time



There was a story that I was
And I to tell the world before I get too old
and don't remember it, so let's it
and reassemble it, oh yeah

 


Once upon a in a town like this
a little girl made a great big
To fill the world full of happiness
and be on Santa's list

 


it up, shake up the happiness
Wake it up, up the happiness
Come on all, it's Christmas time
Shake it up, shake up the
Wake it up, wake up the happiness
on all, it's Christmas time
Ho, ho, ho,
Ho, ho, ho,
It's Christmas

 


At the same time away
A little boy made a wish that day
that the would be okay
and Santa Claus would hear him say
I got and I got love
I got my feet on the ground and family  above
Can you send some happiness with my best
to the rest of the people of east and the

 


And maybe every once in a while
you give my a grandma a to smile
'Tis the to smile
It's cold but we'll be freezing in

 

And let me meet a  one day
That to spread some love this way  
We can let our souls run free
And she can open some with me

 


Shake it up, shake up the h
Wake it up, wake up the happiness
Come on all, it's time
Shake it up, shake up the happiness
it up, wake up the happiness
Come on all, it's Christmas

 


I know you're out there
I hear your
I see the snow where
your have been

 


I'm gonna hem
so they will know then
then love will and
they believe again

 


it up (shake it up), shake up the
Wake it up, wake up the happiness
Come on all, it's time
Shake it up, shake up the happiness
it up, wake up the happiness
Come on all, it's Christmas
Ho, ho, ho,
Ho, ho, ho,
It's Christmas time

 


it up, shake up the happiness
Wake it up, wake up the
Come on all, it's Christmas time
it up, shake up the happiness
Wake it up, wake up the happiness
Come on all, it's time

Ho, ho, ho,
Ho, ho, ho,
Ho, ho, ho,
It's Christmas time

 

 

GRAMMAR DETECTIVE:

1. Why does the writer use "would be okay", "would hear him say"?   

2. Find  three adjective clauses

2.Find a time time clause

3.Find an adverb clause of purpose that could be changed into an in order to  clause  

 

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:  

 

1. What did you wish for for Christmas when you were a child? 

2. What do you wish for now? 

3. Why do you think some people are unhappy at Christmas? 

4. Do you think we have become too selfish at Christmas or have we begun to think more about

    others? Explain 

5. Do you think people have a responsibility to make other people happy at Christmas? Why or

    why not? 

6. How can we make other people happier at Christmas? Give examples.

7. Is it better to give or receive at Christmas. Explain



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