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Listening: Yesterday by the Beatles

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What better way to practice understanding spoken English than by listening to some classic music? Enjoy the song Yesterday by the Beatles, and then choose the correct word for each blank space in our quiz below!

Yesterday, all my __1__ seemed so far away

Now it looks as though they're here to stay

Oh, I ___2___

In yesterday



I'm not half the man I used to be  

There's a shadow hanging over me

Oh, yesterday

Came __3__


Why she

Had to go I don't know

She wouldn't say I said

Something __4__ now I long

For yesterday


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  • Missing word 2 is:

  • Missing word 3 is:

  • Missing word 4 is: