Friday, September 18, 2009

Summer Cat, by Billie the Vision and the Dancers

On this youtube video you can listen to the song and read the lyrics

The Summer cat title refers to the fact that many people abandon their pets (cats or dogs, usually) when the summer comes and they go on holidays. This songs talks about a man whose girlfriend leaves him after the holidays, probably because she's going back to her home.

Read this USEFUL VOCABULARY before you listen to the song:

Hold so close abrazar tan fuerte

Wanna want to

chilly wind viento frío

whip golpear (a veces también significa batir)

cheeks mejilla

gonna going to

wave my hand — mover la mano

Worn out hat sombrero viejo

broken hearted con el corazón roto

break into entrar en un sitio por la fuerza (e.g. para robar)

whisper susurrar

instead en vez de (hoy)

clouds nubes

naive ingenuo

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Chocolate Cake, from Nigella Feasts

Nigella Feasts is a TV program with celebrity chef Nigella Lawson. On this Youtube video she's going to cook a chocolate cake. Watch the video and the slideshow and answer the questions:

What do you think of the cake? Would you like to bake one?

Would you like to share any recipes yourself?