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General Listening Quiz

“Radio Stations”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate music man 01:21

Pre-Listening Exercise

Smartphones and other portable mobile devices are becoming popular to play music. Try and name at least 7 different types of music. Which are most popular in your country? Do you download music files from the Internet? If so, do you download them to a portable device?

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

Discuss the following topics with a partner.

  • the most popular types of music in your country among different age groups
  • the influence of music on your culture, for example, fashion, hairstyles, behavior, ways of thinking, etc.

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to gather information on two types of music and compare them:

  • historical background (where the music is from)
  • the types of instruments used in making the music
  • the types of people with whom the music is popular (children, teenagers, young adults, mature adults, and seniors)
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