Popular song: Between
by Vienna Teng ¥v¶hªY
of Vienna Teng
Teng on Wikipedia
Listen to the song
On YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtr-NMMWX3E
Live performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_EneLDiVqI
1. Transcribe the lyrics of this song. Many of the words are not enunciated very
clearly I couldn't understand many myself so use the vocabulary
below to help you. When you've done your best, find the lyrics on the Internet,
and correct your transcription with a different colored pen or font.
2. What is the significance of the title in the context of this song? What is
the "third one"?
3. What has happened in this relationship, based on the lyrics of the song?
4. What are some of the signs of trouble in the relationship as described in the
5. Find some examples of antithesis
in the lyrics of this song.
6. Make a list of metaphors
used in this song. Which are borrowed from music? What do these music metaphors
mean in the context of this song?
7. What is your reaction to this song?
to make room for
to draw back
in our minds
to spill into words
to be sure of
to move along
there's no denying
what once was