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There are lots of adjectives presented in this song.  Of course, we are talking about a clown.  And clowns are very colorful, so to paint their picture we need words to describe how they look and how they feel.

Clowns are also mysterious creatures and sometimes we really don't know what they are actually thinking, or feeling, even when they wearing a friendly smile on their painted faces,

Here is a list of the vocabulary used in the order of their appearance in "Love Clown."

1.happy   2.sad   3. crazy   4.bad    5.stumble  6.crawl   7.crumble   8.fall    9.take you up  10.take you down   11.pirrouette   12.turn your head   13.around   14.saddness   15.human race   16.shoe-polish   17.chin   18.red slash   19.heartache   20.grin   21.spit you out   22.stagger   23.scream   24.shout   25.tear tracks   26.cheek   27.strongman   28.weak

As you can see, there are many adjectives.  The vocabulary in this exercise is rather easy.  But remember that when you are telling a story, even simple words can carry a big meaning and have a great impact on the person listening to, or reading your story.   

Now, let's test your memory and your ability to understand the four short reading comprehension exercises.                   (V.C)

英会話表現&英単語 その10
wear a friendly smile                    親しげな笑みを浮かべる
as you can see                           見て分かるように
rather easy                              難しくない
carry a big meaning                      大きな意味を持つ

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