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Soviet pop songs in English

 
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:24 pm    Post subject: Soviet pop songs in English Reply with quote

For any teachers based in Russia, here's a little resource for getting to know the pop culture that most your students know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bfb8uoH2bvM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f7q74yV5b4&list=UUFastouESlR80XaBuJ9fGww&index=15
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coledavis



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Sasha, I'd always wondered what that first one was about.
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The green, green grass of home!
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Nexus



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only listened to the first one (it happens to be a favourite of mine) but it's very wide of the mark isn't it? It hardly bears any resemblance to the original.
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