Listen to the song 'Going to California'
by the English rock group Led Zeppelin and complete the gaps missing in the lyrics
below while listening. It really is quite amazing how something as
everyday as listening to song lyrics can improve overall listening
comprehension skills. If you're feeling particularly clever you could try
and guess the missing words from their context before you listen!
Spend my days with a unkind.
Smoked my stuff and drank all my
. Made up
my mind, make a new
. Going to California with an aching in
Someone told me there's a
out there. With love in her eyes and flowers in
Took my chances on a jet-plane. Never let them tell you that they're all the
. Hoh, the sea was red and the sky was
. I wonder
how tomorrow could ever
today. Mountains and the canyons start to
. The children of the
awake. Now. Watch out.
It seems that the
wrath of the gods got a
on the nose. And it's starting to flow, I think I
be sinking Throw me a line, if I reach it in
. Meet you
up there where the
runs straight and high.
Find a queen
. They say she plays guitar and cries
, la-la-la-la Ride a
mare in the footsteps of
to find a woman who's never, never, never been
. Standing on a
in the mountain of
Telling myself it's not as hard, hard, hard as it