This is the third part in a series we created so that you can indulge your love for the inimitable Taylor Swift AND develop your confidence with unseen poetry tasks. Before working through these activities, you’ll probably want to look at part 1 then part 2 x

  • MUSIC FOCUS: Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift and more Taylor Swift!
  • ACTIVITY FOCUS: Read our analysis of ‘Welcome To New York’ and then have a go at writing an essay about ‘Shake It Off’ in the same style.

We look at a LOT of Taylor Swift songs over the course of these 5 lessons – and we love every one of them. Listen to them while you work!

Watch: Video 1 & Read: Lyrics 1
Read: Model Answer
Watch: Video 2 & Read: Lyrics 2

Ready for the next lesson? Here’s part 4!