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  THE TAPESCRIPT

What would life be like without music? I wonder how music started. It is an important part of every culture on Earth. I wonder when we first became interested in music. I also wonder when we first become interested in music. Is it when we are a baby? Some people think our interest in music starts before we are born. Music is an essential part of my day. It changes my feeling and puts me in a good mood. There’s nothing better to do on a train or bus than put on my headphones. I like all kinds of music, from classical and opera to jazz, rock and world music. I’m always looking for something new. Sometimes I hear a song or piece of music on the TV or radio. I have to find out who it is. Do you do that? I’m sure I’ll keep collecting CDs or mp3s until I’m a hundred. Perhaps I won’t be able to hear it then!

  LISTENING GAP FILL

What would __________________ music? I wonder how music started. It is an important part of every culture on Earth. I wonder when __________________ interested in music. I also wonder when we first become interested in music. __________________ a baby? Some people think our interest in music starts before we are born. Music is an essential part of my day. It changes my feeling and __________________ mood. There’s nothing better to do on a train or bus than put on my headphones. I __________________ music, from classical and opera to jazz, rock and world music. I’m always looking for something new. Sometimes I hear a song __________________ on the TV or radio. I have to find out who it is. Do you do that? I’m sure I’ll keep collecting CDs or mp3s __________________. Perhaps I __________________ hear it then!

  CORRECT THE SPELLING

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  UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

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  DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

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  STUDENT MUSIC SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about music in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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  WRITING

Write about music for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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  HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about music. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about music. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. MUSIC POSTER Make a poster about music. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY MUSIC LESSON: Make your own English lesson on music. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on music. Share your findings with the class.

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