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Nelly Furtado's first
big hit single was
"I'm Like a Bird".
This song is popular
around the world.
This is a good song
to practice the
"I'm Like a Bird"
Learn English grammar with these popular songs:
Fill in the spaces with the correct words.
Would you like more music by the same artist?
Listening Comprehension Activity
The song uses many examples of the verb to be. Here are
- "I'm like a bird"
- "My love is true"
Notice that many of the verbs are contractions. There are
many examples of simple present contractions. Here is a
list of some of the contractions used in the lyrics.
You are = You're
I am = I'm
It is = It's
Do not = Don't
When you listen to the song, look at the lyrics below and
focus on the simple present and the contractions.
Listen to the song and try the listening comprehension
exercise below. You need to fill in the blanks with the
correct words from the lyrics.
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