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Maria (West Side Story)

Maria
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The most famous song from one of the most famous musicals ever, West Side Story, from 1961, based on the story of Romeo and Juliet adapted to "modern" times in the America of the 50's. Sang by Richard Beymer.

In this song, our modern Romeo, Tony, from the white American gang of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, a girl whose brother belongs to the Puertorican gang of the Sharks.

This song was so popular than thousands of girls all over the world, specially in the States, received this Spanish name, Maria, after our modern Juliet heroine.

 

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Write the suitable word/s inside the gaps to complete the sentence. Use the -TAB- key on your computer keyboard to move from one box to the next.

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María. The ____________________________ sound I ____________________________ heard: Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria. All the beautiful ____________________________ of the ____________________________ in a ____________________________ word. Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria
Maria! I just ________________ a girl named Maria. And ________________ that name will ________________ be the ________________ to ________________.
Maria! I just __________________ a girl __________________ Maria. And __________________ I found how __________________ a sound __________________ be!
Maria! Say it __________________________ and there's __________________________. Say it __________________________ and it's __________________________ like __________________________.
Maria. I'll __________________________________ Maria! Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria. Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria, Maria.
________________________ and there's music ________________________. Say it ________________________ and it's almost ________________________. Maria, I'll ________________________ saying Maria. The ________________________ beautiful sound I ever ________________________. Maria.
Total number of items: 6

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