Flashdance, Danse ta vie

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Flashdance, Danse ta vie

Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: French
Type of text: Song lyric
Author or source: Sylvie Vartan
Intended age of students: Key Stage 2/3
Source reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70TqcutYoKc&index=31&list=PLvmo7u_lYGcaI-TdSXqHrfHsJJI9WAAnQ

Lyrics in French:
http://www.greatsong.net/PAROLES-SYLVIE-VARTAN,DANSE-TA-VIE,104510052.html

Extract:
L'EVIDENCE C'EST LA DANSE !
TU EXISTES ALORS TOUTE TA VIE DANSE LA !
SUR UN FIL !
INVISIBLE
SUR LE FIL DES JOURS TES AMOURS TU DANSERAS

ALORS DANSE !

Attached files:
This is a French version of the theme to Flashdance (What a feeling)

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Approaches:
The text could be used for gapfilling activities
or sequencing of the lyric lines

As the tune might be well-known learners could attempt to sequence the lines by humming the tune only .. before they hear it

Rationale:
This version illustrates that popular music is often translated for international audiences.

Outcomes:
See Titanic for further suggestions

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How much time required:
30 minutes

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