9.12.11

Dolly Parton 9 to 5 NOW WITH ANSWERS

Noelia and Daniel have kindly published the answers. Thanks a lot!! Check out comments.



Listen to Dolly Parton singing a song about work and try to fill in the gaps. Post the answers in a comment when you're done.



Tumble outta bed and I stumble to the kitchen
Pour myself a cup of ambition
And yawn and stretch and try to come to life
Jump in the shower and the b______ starts pumpin'
Out on the street the traffic starts jumpin'
The folks like me on the j______ from nine to five.
 
Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
Nine to five, for service and devotion
You would think that I would deserve a fair p________
Want to move ahead but the b________ won't seem to let me
I swear sometimes that man is out to get me.
 
They let you dream just to watch 'em shatter
You're just a step on the boss-man's ladder
But you got dreams he'll never take away
You're in the same boat with a lotta your friends
Waitin' for the day your ship'll come in
Then the tide's gonna t_______ and it's all gonna roll your way.
 
Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and you never get the credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you
There's a better life and you think about it, d_________  y___?
It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it
And you spend your life puttin' money in his wallet.
 
Nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
 
Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you
There's a better life and you dream about it, don’t you?
It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it...

3 comments:

Noelia said...

Hello Susana!in my opinion the song go a bit fast,the words that I´ve understood are:


Tumble outta bed and I stumble to the kitchen Pour myself a cup of ambition And yawn and stretch and try to come to life Jump in the shower and the blood___ starts pumpin' Out on the street the traffic starts jumpin' The folks like me on the jump___ from nine to five. Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a living________ Barely getting________ by___ it's all takin' and no givin' They just use your mind and they never give you credit It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it Nine to five, for service and devotion You would think that I would deserve a fair promotion________ Want to move ahead but the boss________ won't seem to let me I swear sometimes that man is out to get me. They let you dream just to watch 'em shatter You're just a step on the boss-man's ladder But you got dreams he'll never take away You're in the same boat with a lotta your friends Waitin' for the day your ship'll come in Then the tide's gonna turn_______ and it's all gonna roll your way. Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a living________ Barely getting________ by___ it's all takin' and no givin' They just use your mind and you never get the credit It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you There's a better life and you think about it, don´t_________ you___? It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it And you spend your life puttin' money in his wallet. Nine to five, what a way to make a living________ Barely getting____ by___ it's all takin' and no givin' They just use your mind and they never give you credit It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you There's a better life and you dream about it, don’t you? It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it...

Daniel said...

These are my answer.. although I have doubts with some:

1. bubbles ?
2. jab ?
3. Leaving
4. Getting by
5. Promotion
6. Boss
7. Turn
8. Leaving
9. Getting by
10. Don't you?
11. Leaving
12. Getting by

See you!

Susana Royo said...

Thanks Daniel and Noelia! Seeing that there are some doubts, here you have the correct answers:
BLOOD, JOB, LIVING, GETTING BY, PROMOTION, BOSS, TURN, LIVING, GETTING BY, DON'T YOU