Video activity - Song
This is a song and music video put out from The North American Halloween Prevention Initiative. Famous bands and musicians have taken part. Among them: Arcade Fire, Beck, Sonic Youth, and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Complete the blanks in the song with a term from boxes A and B. Then watch the clip and check your work.
WORLD AFRAID NIGHT PARENTS TONIGHT MISTAKE HELP CONCERN FEAR WORSE BOYS STREETS SKIN
Once a year on a spooky (1)_____________
It's Halloween.....and what a fright
Young (2)______________ and ghouls in ghoulish disguise
They cover their (3)_____________, conceal their eyes
A grave (4)______________ to be out when the ghosts are about
It's Halloween, our time to be (5) ________________
In the rest of the (6)________________, they don't observe
This bash which has become our biggest (7)_________________
Lativia, Laos, Chad, Peru. We need their (8)____________ or else we're through
They don't know the (9)________________ we endure once a year . All Halloween--- we are afraid
CHORUS: Do they know it's Halloween (10)________________?
Children on (12)______________, begging for treats
Drowning in a bucket of apples bobbing. Our (13)_______________ are hiding, our babies are sobbing.
TREE ORANGE RETURNED MORE SWEETS KNOW
MEANING SICK DOGS HEAR SAVE NIGHT TEAM
Dragging us out, so we shout, "Help us! Help us! (15)___________ our souls!"
We're dying of fear, and they don't even (16)_____________ it.
They think we’ve got it all
What we need is a (17)_____________ to help us forget, forget Halloween
Fools! You think you can stop Halloween?
The world can't (18)______________ your useless plea
It's too late. Our (19)_________________ and back plague will soon consume them all
Then everyone will understand the true (20)______________ of Halloween----pure horror!
WE WANT CANDY! WE WANT CANDY! WE WANT CANDY! WE WANT CANDY!
We're all fed up, we've had enough, enough, enough, enough, enough.
Trick! Caramel apples that make you (21)_________________
Treat! All those (22)______________ will rot your teeth
Ouji board, ouija board----spell this! We don't want you here no (23)______________.
The writing's on the tombstone beneath the willow (24)________________
No more razorblades in our kids' candy.
Dead (25)________________ and broomsticks, pumpkins aflame
We're ending this (26)_________________, ending this shame
CHORUS: Do they know it's Halloween?