Wishes & Regrets

Age: Older teens & Adults

Many students will relate to the song “NOBODY IS PERFECT”, since we all have regrets in life. The activity proposed here allows us to practice talking about Wishes and Regrets. First, students engage into a discussion in which they have to pretend they are dying and share their top 5 regrets in life. Then, they listen to the song and find out what the author regrets doing. Finally, they use the third person to write about the author.


Age: Older teens & Adults

The activity suggested for the song “THE REASON” is the same for the song “NOBODY IS PERFECT”, since we all have regrets in life. The activity proposed here allows us to practice talking about Wishes and Regrets. First, students engage into a discussion in which they have to pretend they are dying and share their top 5 regrets in life. Then, they listen to the song and find out what the author regrets doing. Finally, they use the third person to write about the author.


Age: Adults

The song “I WISH I COULD FLY” can be used to practice I Wish… First, students complete a sentence provided by the teacher and share it with a peer. Then, they listen to the song and guess what the author wishes she could do. After that, they read the lyrics and check comprehension with the help of the slides provided. Finally, they practice the structure by writing sentences about themselves.

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