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The Hurricane

The Hurricane

Bob Dylan is a noble literature award winning master storyteller, so who better to look to when practising English skills? The song 'Hurricane' details the story of a famous boxer wrongfully convicted. It's gripping and thanks to Dylan's clear deliverance of the lyrics, bound to galvanise your students.



  • Practise listening and reading skills using a famous English song by the nobel award winning Bob Dylan
  • By reading for context, guess the meaning of phrasal verbs and words affected by elision
  • Students will be able to better understand more colloquial speech and identify missing sounds from words


  • Upper-immediate
  • Advanced


  • 50 minutes