General Listening Quiz
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?
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
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.
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)