Learn English with Paul Simon

Learn English through songs and lyricsTuesday is a great day to sit back, relax and listen to some good music. It’s even better when you can learn English (albeit indirectly) while you’re at it. This Paul Simon song is great for those wanting to learn English, as he sings clearly and quite slowly. You should read the lyrics while you listen to the song, then check the glossary below for new vocab!

Learn English with music & lyrics – Paul Simon


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Glossary

Logically [adverb of logical]: of or according to the rules of logic or formal argument.

Struggle [in this case a noun]: make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction.

Habit [noun]: settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up.

Furthermore [adverb]: in addition; besides (used to introduce a fresh consideration in an argument).

Misconstrue [verb]: interpret (a person’s words or actions) wrongly.

Crude [adjective]: offensively coarse or rude, especially in relation to sexual matters.

Coy [adjective]: making a pretence of shyness or modesty which is intended to be alluring.

Grieve [verb]: feel intense sorrow.

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