Form 11. A Dreamer

К уроку по теме «Благотворительность — возможность решить экологические проблемы» в 11 классе. Unit 3 Lesson 8.

Ozzy Osbourne was one of the participants of the Live Aid concert in the USA. Listen to his song ‘Dreamer’.


  1. serenity [sıʹrenıtı] — ясность, прозрачность, чистота ( воздуха, неба ); спокойствие, безмятежность
  2. dream away — проводить (время) в мечтах
  3. bigotry [ʹbıgətrı] — слепая приверженность, фанатизм
  4. abuse — мучить; жестоко обращаться
  5. dawn [dɔ:n] n рассвет

Task: Choose the best summary of the song
A. He likes dreaming.
B. He dreams of a better world.
C. He is worried about the planet.

Exercise 1. Fill in the missing words
Gazing through the window at the -1- outside
Wondering will mother -2- survive
Hoping that -3- will stop abusing her -4-

After all there’s only just the -5- of us
And here we are still -6- for our -7-
Watching all of -8- repeat itself
Time after time

I’m just a dreamer
I dream my -9- away
I’m just a dreamer
Who dreams of -10- days

Exercise 2. Put the lines into the correct order
_This time
_I watch the sun go down like everyone of us
_A better place for those who will come after us …
_I’m hoping that the dawn will bring a sign

_I’m just a dreamer
_I dream my life away
_Who dreams of better days
_I’m just a dreamer

Exercise 3. Choose the correct word
Your higher tower/power may be got/God or Jesus Christ
It doesn’t really/real matter much to me
Without each/much others’ help there ain’t no life/hope for us
I’m living in a dream/time of fantasy
Oh yeah, yeah, yeah


If only we could all just mind/find serenity
It would be nice if we could live as one/ as well
When will all this angel/anger, hate and bigger tree/bigotry
Be gone?

Exercise 4. Translate the words in brackets

I’m just a (мечтатель)
I dream my (жизнь) away
I’m just a dreamer
(Который) dreams of (лучшие) days
I’m (всего лишь) a dreamer
Who’s (ищет) for the (путь)
I’m (всего лишь) a (мечтатель)
(Проводящий свою жизнь в мечтах)
Oh yeah, yeah, yeah

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