TOP 14-Don’t worry be happy

Here is "TOP" No. 14 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!

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TOP 14-Don’t worry be happy

Recording in MP3:

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TOP 14-Dont worry be happy

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 15 is now available.

You can also work on our previous 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 14-Don’t worry be happy - Our Video Suggestions

Don’t Stop Believin’ - GLEE Sam Tsui

Or Don’t Stop Believin’ - GLEE Cast Version Lyrics

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina - Madonna - (Film “Evita”1996)

Or Don’t Cry For Me Argentina In The Style Of Madonna (lyrics)

Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bob Marley (music)

Or Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin

Don’t Rain On My Parade - Lea Michele at the 2010 Tony Awards

Don’t Laugh At Me - Mark Willis

Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis

Or Don’t Look Back In Anger (lyrics)

Papa Don’t Preach - Madonna - famous clip

Don’t You Forget about Me - Simple Minds (live)

Or Simple Minds - Don’t You Forget About Me - Lyrics

Or a different song Enrique Iglesias – Don’t You Forget About Me (with lyrics)

Is "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" Constitutional?

“Ask not…”- John F Kennedy’s 1961 inaugural address

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

Effective teaching materials

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