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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Harry Belafonte FAREWELL JAMAICA


PASSIVE sentences                FAREWELL JAMAICA

TASK.  make active sentences from these sentences
1.     Where the nights are gay down the way is known (by me)
2.     That the sun shines daily on the mountain top is seen by us


3.     a trip on a sailing ship was taken by me
4.     Jamaica was reached by our boat
5.     a stop was made by me

6.     " I'm on my way" was said by he
7.     "Won't be back for many days" was said by Harry


8.     "That My heart is down" was thought by Belafonte
9.     "That  my head is turning around" was thought by Belafonte

10.  a little girl was left in Kingston town
11.  a little girl had to be left in Kingston town

12.  Down the market Ladies crying out were heard
13.  Down the market Ladies crying out can be heard

14.  'Akey' rice on their heads is born by them

15.  That "the rum is fine any time of year" is reported by everyone


16.  Sounds of laughter everywhere are observed by most of us
17.  And the dancing girls are observed by most of us


18.  "my heart is there" is declared by the singer

19.  "Though he has been from Maine to Mexico is believed by the singer


MUSIC with Belafonte


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TASK 2.  Harry Belafonte-2   FAREWELL JAMAICA_ active sentences
TASK:  Harry Belafonte sings 1997 live. Can you hear your sentences?
I KNOW where the nights are gay down the way
I SEE  the sun shines daily on the mountain top

I took a trip on a sailing ship
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop

But I ('m sad to) say I'm on my way
Won't be back for many a day


I  THINK My heart is down, my head is turning around

I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town

Down the market you can hear ladies cry(ing) out

while on their heads they bear
'Akey' rice, salt fish are nice

EVERYBODY  REPORTS the rum is fine any time of year

MOST of us OBSERVE :
         Sounds of laughter everywhere
        And the dancing girls

I DECLARE my heart is there

I BELIEVE, Though, I've been from Maine to Mexico





TASK 3. Read the text and 
TRANSLATE/adapt 
6 sentences some news about the figure
 of Harrry Belafonte, here.


Harry Belafonte -3   FAREWELL JAMAICA -3
1-Down the way where the nights are gay
And the sun shines daily on the mountain top
I took a trip on a sailing ship
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop

(chorus) But I'm sad to say I'm on my way
Won't be back for many a day
My heart is down, my head is turning around
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town

Down the market you can hear
Ladies cry out while on their heads they bear
'Akey' rice, salt fish are nice
And the rum is fine any time of year

(chorus )  But I'm sad to say I'm on my way
     Won't be back for many a day
   My heart is down, my head is turning around
   I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town

Sounds of laughter everywhere
And the dancing girls sway to and fro
I must declare my heart is there
Though I've been from Maine to Mexico

(chorus)   But I'm sad to say I'm on my way ....

1- Down the way where the nights are gay
And the sun shines daily on the mountain top
I took a trip on a sailing ship
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop


(chorus)   But I'm sad to say I'm on my way ...

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