ENGLISH HOMEWORK #36 | Aprenda inglês com Pink Floyd! | Érika e Newton – Inglês por Skype

This week we have a very good song, Shine On You Crazy Diamond of Pink Floyd! Enjoy the English Activities of this week and remember to study every day!



Describe an event that changed your life: What happened? Why did this event changed your life? Was it a happy event or a sad event? Why?

(150 words)


Passive Voice – English Grammar Exercises



Improve Your Writing With Contrast and Concession

In order to communicate in English at an academic and professional level, it is important to be able to compare and contrast different ideas. Bring your speaking and writing to a higher level with these helpful adverbs. Link.

Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike, US, S. Korea Begin Drills

Tensions are high on the Korean peninsula after the United Nations Security Council placed tough sanctions on North Korea. Now, as the US and South Korea carry out yearly military exercises, the largest ever, North Korea has threatened a preemptive nuclear attack. Link.

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies at 94

Former first lady Nancy Reagan died in California on March 6. She was the wife of President Ronald Reagan. She was known for her tough stance on drug use and her “Just Say No” campaign. Link.


Grammar: 10 ways to use the word WAY in English

Video: https://youtu.be/_nRtCVJIToA

The word way can be used to talk about work, or to talk about sex. Do you know how to use way correctly? In this practical lesson you’ll learn 10 expressions using the word way, and hear examples of when each one can be used.

These are very common expressions for native English speakers, and you’ll be able to use them correctly after this lesson! Learning expressions is a great way to become more fluent in English. Some of these expressions may surprise and entertain you!


Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond

Video: https://youtu.be/_c8H5EE8PVA

Remember when you were young?

You shone like the sun.

Shine on, you crazy diamond

Now there’s a look in your eyes

Like black holes in the sky

Shine on, you crazy diamond

You were caught in the crossfire

Of childhood and stardom,

Blown on the steel breeze

Come on you target

For faraway laughter;

Come on you stranger, you legend,

You martyr, and shine


You reached for the secret

Too soon

You cried for the moon

Shine on, you crazy diamond

Threatened by shadows at night

And exposed in the light

Shine on, you crazy diamond

Well, you wore out your welcome

With random precision

Rode on the steel breeze

Come on you raver, you seer of visions;

Come on you painter, you piper,

You prisoner, and shine


Nobody knows where you are,

How near or how far

Shine on, you crazy diamond

Pile on many

More layers

And I’ll be joining you there

Shine on, you crazy diamond

And we’ll bask in the shadow

Of yesterday’s triumph

And sail on the steel breeze

Come on you boy child, you winner and loser,

Come on you miner for truth and delusion,

And shine.

Translation: http://www.vagalume.com.br/pink-floyd/shine-on-you-crazy-diamond-traducao.html


Duolingo – Free Online English Exercises


BBC Learning English


Voa News – Learning English


Engvid – English Video Classes



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