TOP 13-Make love not war

Here is "TOP" No. 13 to help you understand spoken English through "Training with Oral Practice" based on quotes and song lyrics. Click on the icon below to get the recording or go to the iTunes store to subscribe and just type "Marianne Raynaud" in the search window.

Below we tell you where the lyrics come from, but do the exercises first!


TOP 13-Make love not war

Recording in MP3:

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TOP 13-Make love not war

For the transcript: Go to the store where you will find a pack of transcripts for the TOPs for a minimal price.

If you want to go on, TOP 14 is now available.

You can also consult our complete list of TOP episodes.

Write us with your comments if you are progressing with our three series of podcasts.

If you want to know what song(s) we referred to, here are links to great videos. Enjoy! And practice!

TOP 13-Make love not war - Our Video Suggestions

Imagine - John Lennon

Help – Beatles

Beat It - Michael Jackson

Stand by Me – Ben King


Stand by Me from "Playing for Change" - an excerpt from a moving documentary

Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley

Take a Chance on Me – ABBA

Stop In The Name Of Love – Diana Ross and the Supremes

Be My Baby - Vanessa Paradis

Stay By Me Diana – Paul Anka

Put Your Head On My Shoulder - Paul Anka

I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

Let’s Dance – David Bowie


Let’s Dance – David Bowie

Somewhere - West Side Story

Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley

You can also work on our previous 5-Minute TOP episodes.

You can also consult our complete list of TOP episodes.

Effective teaching materials

If you are looking for effective teaching materials, read about QualityTime-ESL: The Digital Resource Book Version on a DVD or a lighter downloadable version, which includes most of the scripts and worksheets of our different series plus 1,500 other files (MS Word, MP3, PPT and video). To purchase it for €29 plus shipping according to the destination, just go to the store. Downloadable version for €14.99.

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