Classe d’anglès basada en el musical ‘Hairspray’ – 2/4

Aquesta es la segona part d’una classe d’anglès basada en algunes cançons de Hairspray. No se centra en cap punt de la gramàtica, sinó en la comprensió i l’expressió oral.

Yes, the woman in blue is John Travolta.

Sí, la dona de blau és el John Travolta.

2. Run and Tell That (15 min)

a) Watch the video paying attention to the dialogues and the lyrics of the song.

– What is this clip about?
– What’s the issue they are referring to in the song?
– What do you know about the relationship between black and white people through history?
– What double comparisons related to food do they use in the song to say being black is cool?

b) Match these words and phrases from the clip with their definition.

Definitions from Oxford Dictionaries
  1. hip
  2. bold
  3. vanilla
  4. pride
  5. rejoice
  6. soar
  1. consciousness of one’s own dignity
  2. feel or show great joy or delight
  3. fly or rise high in the air
  4. having no special or extra features; ordinary or standard
  5. showing a willingness to take risks; confident and courageous
  6. very fashionable

Apunts per al professor

a) Double comparatives in a

The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice.
The darker the chocolate, the richer the taste.

b) Answers to part b

1-f, 2-e, 3-d, 4-a, 5-b, 6-c.

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