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  • Hey guys! It’s “Positive Tunesright here.

  • Where we sing and learn positive English songs.

  • No bad language, no provocative stuff.

  • And that’s a guarantee!

  • Why do I keep doing this?

  • Have you ever had those big dreams in life

  • that sounded so unrealistic that people started making fun of you?

  • Well, I bet you have.

  • cos everybody’s been through that at one point in life.

  • Like when I was a kid I wanted to be the president.

  • Well, in real life it didn’t really work out that way.

  • So I probably deserve that mockery.

  • But when I wanted to go in to radio,

  • when I wanted to apply for a radio host,

  • I always remember this girl that said to me.

  • In your dreams!

  • And a couple months later I made it in.

  • Look at me now.

  • I forgive you by the way.

  • So today’s song is about that

  • about turning the table on the people whove ever looked down upon you.

  • And it’s byImagine Dragons

  • Thunder

  • This is what it sounds like.

  • [Music]

  • Dan Reynolds dreamed of being a big star

  • hitting the stage under the spotlight when he was a kid in school

  • and he was made fun of for that.

  • So this song is literally him

  • getting back at these people whove made fun of him in the past saying

  • Hey! Look at me now!”

  • By the way, they are coming to Taiwan next year!

  • So do get ready for that!

  • And now it’s time for us to sing the song.

  • I know a lot of people have been suggesting me

  • to play the guitar or something when I’m singing

  • so that it’s not that dry.

  • I would love to!

  • The thing is

  • I… I can’t.

  • I can’t.

  • I wasn't born with that gift.

  • I’m a total idiot in instruments.

  • So as much as I would love to,

  • I can’t.

  • So live with it!

  • Just a young gun with a quick fuse

  • I was uptight, wanna let loose

  • I was dreaming of bigger things and

  • Wanna leave my old life behind

  • Not a yes-sir

  • Not a follower

  • Fit the box, fit the mold

  • Take a seat in the foyer

  • Take a number

  • I was lightening before the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Kids were laughing in my classes

  • While I was scheming for the masses

  • Who do you think you are

  • Dreaming 'bout being a big star

  • They say you're basic

  • They say you're easy

  • You're always riding in the back sea

  • Now I'm smiling from the stage while

  • You were clapping in the nosebleed

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • Thunder, feel the thunder

  • Lightening and the thunder

  • And there you go!

  • Okay, there are three things we can learn from this song.

  • And we are learning how to express our feelings

  • and how to diss others in English as well.

  • Yes, how to diss others

  • in English.

  • Let's go!

  • [Music]

  • I was uptight, wanna let loose

  • "uptight" is an adjective.

  • Worried or nervous and not able to relax.

  • uptight

  • The opposite of "uptight"

  • "let loose" is an informal way of saying to be relaxed.

  • "let loose" is an informal way of saying to be relaxed.

  • "let loose" means to be relaxed.

  • To do something or let something happen which is out of control.

  • For example

  • Man! Life has got me all uptight. I really need to let loose a bit.

  • That’s why I went to Guam!

  • That's right!

  • Check out my vlogs over here!

  • Next!

  • [Music]

  • Who do you think you are? Dreamingbout being a big star!

  • It’s a way to diss others.

  • Who do you think you are?

  • I’m Superman!

  • Next!

  • [Music]

  • Okay! They say youre basic. They say youre easy.

  • What does that mean?

  • Saying someone isbasicoreasyseems harmless

  • but it actually means to look down on someone.

  • Basicmeans someone who is unwilling to or afraid to show individuality. Not unique.

  • You're not special.

  • Doing the same thing as others.

  • Listening to the same music as others.

  • Watching the same movies as others.

  • You're not unique.

  • You're basic!

  • As for "easy"

  • We know what "easy-going" mean.

  • "easy-going" means "easy to get along with"

  • When people say "you're easy"

  • it actually means

  • You will accept any choice or decision that someone else makes for you.

  • It also means you don't have a personality.

  • You will accept any choice or decision that someone else makes for you.

  • They say you're basic. They say you're easy.

  • Both of them mean to look down on someone.

  • [Music]

  • Now I'm smiling from the stage while

  • you were clapping in the nosebleed

  • Now I'm smiling from the stage while

  • you were clapping in the nosebleed

  • What does "the nosebleed" mean?

  • "the nosebleed" means "the nosebleed section"

  • the nosebleed section

  • It's the uppermost part of a sports arena or a performance venue.

  • Like in a baseball stadium,

  • the nosebleed section has the seats that are highest

  • and farthest from the main stage

  • with cheapest tickets, right?

  • So they jokingly called that sectionthe nosebleed

  • cos high altitudes give you nosebleeds.

  • the nosebleed

  • The opposite of "the nosebleed" is

  • "the mosh pit"

  • the mosh pit

  • Alright, that’s about it for today.

  • Song of the day, “Thunder,” has a positive message that tells us not to mock others but to achieve our dreams.

  • Song of the day, “Thunder,” has a positive message that tells us not to mock others but to achieve our dreams.

  • Song of the day, “Thunder,” has a positive message that tells us not to mock others but to achieve our dreams.

  • Song of the day, “Thunder,” has a positive message that tells us not to mock others but to achieve our dreams.

  • Also, it’s for you to learn some English, right?

  • Alright! Thank you very much for watchingPositive Tunes

  • I'm JR right here.

  • And I will be back next week with more

  • So do keep it tuned in.

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