A thought experiment: Once I was seven years old…
In their song “7 years”, lead singer Lukas Forchhammer of the Danish group “Lukas Graham” reflects upon his former life – and imagines what will happen in all the years to come.
Listen to the song first to get a feel for it. You can switch on the lyrics if you have trouble understanding them.
Spot the tenses!
You can now choose between two different paths – a regular one and a more challenging one!
While listening to the song a second time, read along the lyrics at Genius.com. Write down all the tenses that appear in the song. Then, tick them in the activity below and check whether you've found them all.