I loved U2 for many years, this song and video has great memories and listening to songs is a great way to learn English.

1. Listen to the song and put these verbs in order as you hear them.

believe – break – carry – climb – crawl – feel – find – hold – kiss – loose – run – scale – speak

2. Can you remember the past participle of these verbs?

3. Listen again and complete the text

I _______ ________ highest mountain
I _______ ________ through the fields
Only to be with you
Only to be with you
I _______ ________
I _______ ________
I _______ ________ these city walls
These city walls
Only to be with you
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
I _______ ________ honey lips
_______ the healing in her fingertips
It burned like fire
This burning desire
I _______ ________ with the tongue of angels
I _______ ________ the hand of a devil
It was warm in the night
I was cold as a stone
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
I believe in the kingdom come
Then all the colours will bleed into one
Bleed into one
Well yes I’______ still ________
You ________ the bonds and you
________the chains
________the cross
Of my shame
Of my shame
You know I ________it
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for
But I still _______ ________ what I’m looking for…

 

Answers:
1. climb  2. run  3. crawl  4. scale  5. find  6. kiss  7. feel  8. speak  9. hold  10. believe  11. break  12. loose 13. carry

I have climbed highest mountain
I have run through the fields
Only to be with you
Only to be with you
I have run
I have crawled
I have scaled these city walls
These city walls
Only to be with you
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
I have kissed honey lips
Felt the healing in her fingertips
It burned like fire
This burning desire
I have spoke with the tongue of angels
I have held the hand of a devil
It was warm in the night
I was cold as a stone
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
I believe in the kingdom come
Then all the colours will bleed into one
Bleed into one
Well yes I’m still running
You broke the bonds and you
Loosed the chains
Carried the cross
Of my shame
Of my shame
You know I believed it
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for…