Listening with Songs – Photograph by Ed Sheeran

Uma boa maneira de aprimorar sua habilidade no Listening é através de músicas.

Quando você ouve as músicas, você aprender desenvolve o seu vocabulário para inglês do dia a dia, sua leitura e a sua pronúncia. Assim você vai se acostumando com jeito correto de se falar inglês.

Abaixo tem uma de nossas sugestões com exercícios para você praticar. O link abaixo te levará ao vídeo no youtube, para você ouvir.


Ed Sheeran – Photograph


Loving can hurt
Loving can hurt sometimes
But it’s the ________  __________ that I know
When it gets hard
You know it ______ get hard sometimes
It is the only thing that makes us feel alive

We keep this love in a photograph
We made __________ memories for ourselves
Where our _________ are never closing
Our hearts were never ___________
And time’s forever frozen still

So you can _________ me
Inside the __________ of your ripped jeans
Holding me close until our eyes __________

And you won’t ever be alone
_________ for me to come home


Loving can ________
Loving can _________ your soul
And is the only thing that I know, know
I ________ it will get easier
Remember that with ___________  ____________ of ya
And is the only thing we take with us when we die

And if you __________ me
That’s okay, _________
Only words bleed
Inside these pages you just hold me
And I _________  __________ let you go
Wait for me to come home

Wait for me to come home
Wait for me to come home
Wait for me to come home

So you could fit me
Inside the _____________ you got
When you were sixteen
Next to your _____________, where I should be
Keep it deep within your soul

When I’m away
I will ____________ how you kissed me
Under the lamppost back on ______  __________
Hearing you ____________ through the phone
Wait for me to come home


Understanding the lyrics

The singer believes that love can solve anything, what passages give this impression?


What can be kept in the photograph?


Do you think this is a happy love song or a sad love song?




  • When it gets hard

Meaning:  To get difficult

Everyday language: My piano lessons are getting very hard.


  • Inside the pocket of your ripped jeans

Meaning:  Teared jeans, jeans with holes for fashion

Everyday language: I really want to buy a pair of ripped jeans.


  • Loving can mend your soul

Meaning: To repair something that is broken or damaged, or in this case, hurt.

Everyday language: How can you mend a broken heart?

A man’s coming to mend the boiler this afternoon.


  • Under the lamppost

Meaning: street light

Everyday language: They should fix the lamppost soon.




  • Nouns ending with -ing



  • These, this


  • Should




  1. Rewrite the sentences using the vocabulary you learned:


  1. It can get really difficult if you don’t speak to me.



  1. This street light is always turned off.



  1. Can you repair this shirt for me, please?





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