U2 – Pride (In the Name of Love) / MLK
- Activity types: Discussion; listening for specific words; gap fill; watching videos; reading texts; Internet search
- Level: Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate
- Grammar: Tenses review (Pride); Word Function: Nouns/Verbs (MLK)
- Language: Talking about discrimination and racism; talking about past events; reporting biographies; summarising; making comparisons; expressing opinions
- Note: Both songs are from U2’s 1985 album The Unforgettable Fire and celebrate the American non-violent civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King, assassinated in Memphis on 4th April 1968.
Worksheet written by Prof. Mena Bianco, Giugliano (NA)
U2 recorded two videos for this song – the first on the docklands in Dublin, the second in Slane Castle, Co.Meath (where much of the album The Unforgettable Fire was recorded.)
Barack Obama’s inauguration speech, 20 January 2009
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