Surfin’ USA by The Beach Boys

Can you sing along?

If everybody had an ocean Across the U.S.A. Then everybody’d be surfin’ Like California You’d seem ’em wearing their baggies Huarachi sandals too A bushy bushy blond hairdo Surfin’ U.S.A. You’d catch ’em surfin’ at Del Mar Ventura County line Santa Cruz and Trestle Australia’s Narabine All over Manhattan And down Doheny Way Everybody’s gone surfin’ Surfin’ U.S.A. We’ll all be planning that route We’re gonna take real soon We’re waxing down our surfboards We can’t wait for June We’ll all be gone for the summer We’re on surfari to stay. Tell the teacher we’re surfin’ Surfin’ U.S.A. Haggerties and Swamies Pacific Palisades San Anofree and Sunset Redondo Beach L.A. All over La Jolla At Waimia Bay



p.s. surfer chicks rule!







Fun!Fun!Fun! by The Beach Boys


What expressions can we learn?

  • Blasting: using full power; as loudly as possible
  • Cruising: to drive or ride around
  • T-bird: Ford Thunderbird automobile
  • Can’t stand: to be unable to tolerate someone or something
  • Ace: a playing card (A), a person who is very skilled at something
  • Get wise:   understand, usually after some initial difficulty
  • All through: finished
  • To know something all along: to know from the start
  • To lead someone on a wild goose chase:  to send someone on a pointless or futile search (with no hope to obtain a result)




p.s. Ines, we wonder what kind of car you like  most?


Kokomo by The Beach Boys



What vocabulary can we learn from this song?

  • Get away: escape, leave a situation or your normal routine
  • Key: A low offshore island or reef, especially in the Gulf of Mexico; a cay.
  • Put out to sea: leave land and go on a voyage.
  • Defy: oppose, resist or refuse to obey, to be unaffected by something
  • Delight: great pleasure
  • Take it slow: relax, go slowly and carefully
  • Catch a glimpse: see something for a brief time



Lem…xo! This one was created by Ines the groovy gal from the west coast!

Shakira VS Pitbull – Best World Cup 2014 Song


Although the official 2014 World Cup song is “We Are One (Ole Ola)” by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte, Shakira has stepped in, reworking one of her recent singles to create “La La La”, some say thankfully.

The first is more about watching, the second, more about playing- The first features partying and samba dancers, the second features famous players, wild animals and children.


Which one do you prefer? Tell LEM!


We Are One – By Pitbull

Put your flags up in the sky (put them in the sky)

And wave them side to side (side to side)

Show the world where you’re from (show them where you’re from) Show the world we are one (one love, life)

Ole ole ole ola Ole ole ole ola Ole ole ole ola

When the moment gets tough You’ve got keep going One love, one life, one world One fight, whole world, one night, one place Brazil, everybody put your flags in the sky and do what you feel

It’s your world, my world, our world today And we invite the whole world, whole world to play It’s your world, my world, our world today And we invite the whole world, whole world to play

Es mi mundo, tu mundo, el mundo de nosotros Invitamos a todo el mundo a jugar con nosotros

One night, watch the world unite Two sides, one fight And a million eyes Fool hard, it’s gonna work so hard Shoot for the stars, fists rise up towards the sky Tonight, watch the world unite World unite, world unite, world unite For the fight, fight, fight One night, watch the world unite Two sides, one fight And a million eyes Hey, hey, hey Força, força, come on sing with me Hey, hey, hey Ole, ole, come shout it out with me Hey, hey, hey Come on now (x2)


É meu, é seu Hoje é tudo nosso Quando eu chamo o mundo inteiro para jogar  é para mostrar que eu posso Torcer, chorar, sorrir, gritar Não importa o resultado vamos extravasar


(It’s mine is yours Today is all ours When I call the whole world to play it’s to show that I can Cheer, cry, smile, scream No matter the outcome, we will overflow)



“La La La” by Shakira


Essa bola vai rolar Tudo é tapete verde Quando a bola chega la Coração fica na rede, na rede, na rede Olá [2x] (This ball will roll In a duel of green carpet When the ball gets there The heart is in the net, in the net, in the net)


La la la la [10x] I dare you Feel how the planet’s Become one Beats like a drum To the same rhythm Hear the whistle Kick the ball The entire world Soars like an eagle In Rio we play Like we dance Only today There’s no tomorrow Leave all behind In this place There’s no space For fear or sorrow Is it true that you want it? Then act like you mean it With everyone watching It’s truth or dare, can you feel it? La la la la la I dare you You have arrived It’s the place No more doubts The time is coming Feel how the planet’s Become one Like a drum Destiny’s calling German, Colombians Spanish and French Off the bench You gotta own it Down here we play Like we dance It’s Brazil And now you know it.




Keep Off Other People’s Bikes

A Priest was about to finish his tour of duty, and was leaving his Mission in the jungle where he has spent years teaching the natives when he realizes that the one thing he never taught them was how to speak English. …
So he takes the chief for a walk in the forest.
He points to a tree and says to the chief, “This is a tree.”

The chief looks at the tree and grunts, “Tree.”

The Priest is pleased with the response.
They walk a little further and he points to a rock and says, “This is a rock.”

Hearing this, the chief looks and grunts, “Rock.”

The Priest was really getting enthusiastic about the results when he
Hears a rustling in the bushes. As they peek over the top, he sees a couple of natives in the midst of heavy sexual activity.

The Priest is really flustered and quickly responds, “Man riding a bike.”

The chief looks at the couple briefly, pulls out his blowgun and kills them both…

The Priest goes ballistic and yells at the chief that he has spent years
Teaching the tribe how to be civilized and be kind to each other, so how
Could he kill these people in cold blood that way?

The chief replied,
“My bike.”

ENJOY YOUR DAY and remember to keep off the roads when riding somebody else’s bicycle

What can we learn from this story?
1. to grunt : a short low sound made from the throat. Jerry grunted as he picked up the heavy box.
2. to rustle : to make a soft sound because parts of something are rubbing together. The leaves were rustling in the wind.
3. bushes : a plant that has stems of wood but that is small than a tree. Gianna hid behind the bushes.
4. to go ballistic : to become very angry. My dad went ballistic when he saw that his car got damaged.
5. in cold blood : following a plan, deliberately. The terrorists killed the civilians in cold blood.
6. to peek : to look at someone secretly especially from a hidden place. I peeked to see what the kids were doing in their room.


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