This woman’s work

This woman's work

Expressing regret is something we do every day, so it's an important we teach this to learners of English. Feeling tired? you should have gone to bed earlier. Caught in the rain? Should have brought an umbrella! This lesson takes a famous English song by Kate Bush that lends itself to the regret grammar structure. Any student with an interest in English songs or an audible learning style will likely find the context a better fit for them

Sadness at the beach


  • Practise listening skills using a famous English song
  • Teach the word ‘regret’ and explain when we use them
  • Students will be able to express regrets from their lives


  • Intermediate
  • Upper-immediate


  • 50 minutes

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