I’m teaching next week. I’m focusing on have to – to express obligation.
As a warmer I decided I’d try to liven things up with a video. I eventually sourced Dusty Springfield’s You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me but, crikey, it’s forty-six years old! Yes, it’s good, but that’s sixteen years before most of my thirty-year-old students were born! Would I have wanted to hear stuff from 16years before my birth? Ummm… no!
There didn’t seem to be a lot to choose from but eventually I discovered The Gaskets “I don’t have to work tomorrow” which was nice and upbeat. I shortened it and fiddled around with it. The end result is here:
Yes, it’s cheesy and horrible and looks like a tasteless PowerPoint but I hope you agree it sets the tone.
It strikes me that I could also exploit the process of making it:
How did you make a video like that, Clive? Well, first I had to find some music…
I didn’t have to pay for the software
I’m sure you can figure out better possiblities than I can.
Meanwhile, d’you think Martin Scorsese’s got anything to worry about?