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Listening: Oliver 'Food, Glorious Food'

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I am absolutely famished, so hungry, totally starving! So what else could I do, but choose a song for this musical lesson that is all about food.

I have removed some types of food or food related vocabulary from this famous song from Oliver. See if you can complete the gaps with the correct words.

Right, I’m off to make a sandwich!

There are loads of other words in this song related to food and eating. Can you find them?
Lesson by Caroline

Oliver 'Food, Glorious Food'

Is it worth the waiting for,
If we live till eighty-four,
All we ever get is,
Everyday we say a prayer,
Will they change the bill of fare,
still we get the same old

There's not a crust,
Not a _1_ can we find,
Can we beg can we borrow or cadge,
But there's nothing to stop us from getting a thrill,
when we all close our eyes and imagine.

Food, glorious food,
Hot _2_ and mustard,
While we're in the mood,
Cold _3_ and custard,
Pease pudding and saveloys,
What next? Is the question,
Rich gentlemen have it, boys
In dye-ges-ti-on!

Food, glorious food,
We're anxious to try it,
Three _4_ a day,
Our favourite diet!
Just picture a great big _5_,
Fried, roasted or stewed,
Oh! Food, wonderful food, marvellous food, glorious food

Food, glorious food,
what is there more handsome
gulped swallowed or chewed,
still worth a king's RANDSOM,

what is it we dream about,
what brings on a sigh,
piled peaches and _6_ about,
six feet HIGH

food, glorious food,
eat right through the _7_
just loosen your belt
two inches and then you,
work up a new _8_
in this interlude
then, food, once again, food, fabulous, food, glorious food,

food, glorious food,
don't care what it looks like,
burned underdone crude,
don't care what the cook's like,
just thinking of growing _9_
our senses go reeling,
one moment of knowing that,
full up FEELING

food, glorious food,
what wouldn't we give for
that extra bit more,
that's all that we live for
why should we be fated,
to do nothing but brude,
oh food, magical, food, wonderful, food, marvellous, food,
fabulous, food, beautiful, food, glorious food!

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