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Talking about music

What types of music do you know?

You probably also talk to your friends about music a lot and what kinds of music you like. There are many different styles of music such as country music, classical music or heavy metal music.

But how exactly can you talk about it in English? It's easy with a few useful vocabulary. You will soon be able to talk to students from England or the USA about your favorite music.

Different types of music

What different types of music do you know?

If you want to talk about genres of music in English, it is always good to know a few specific vocabulary.

music styles
country
jazz
rap
skirt
punk
rhythm and blues (R’n’B)
classical music
heavy metal

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Musical instruments

Which instruments do you know?

Which instruments play a role in your favorite music?

musical instruments
string instrumentsString instrument
brass instrumentsWind instruments
drumsdrums
bass(Double) bass
violinviolin
pianopiano
guitarguitar
electric guitarelectronic guitar
acoustic guitaracoustic guitar
saxophonessaxophone
banjobanjo
fiddlesViolins
harmonicaharmonica

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Describing music

How can you describe music?

And what can you say about the individual genres of music?

how to describe music
loudaccording to
softsoft
stronghard
fullfull (sound)
warmwarm
darkgloomy, finisher
romanticromantic
melodiousmelodious
rhythmicrhythmical
noisyloud, noisy
mellowcheerful, lovely
shrillshrill

Feeling the music

How does the music make you feel?

What feelings do the individual styles of music evoke in you? Does the music make you aggressive or sad? We often listen to music when we are in a certain mood and want to cheer ourselves up, for example.

How can you talk in English about what certain music triggers in you?

... music makes me feel ...
... music makes me ...

I like ... music because it reminds me of ...
I like ... music because it reminds me of ...

I really hate… music.
I hate ... music.

I normally never listen to ...
I almost never listen to ... music.

It's annoying to listen to ... music because it's so ... (loud / soft / ...)
... listening to music is annoying because it is so ... (loud / soft / ...)

As a child I liked ... music, but now I prefer ... music ...
As a kid I liked ... music, but now I prefer ... music.

My best friend loves… music, but I like… music better.
My best friend likes ... music, but I like ... music better.

Here we go

That was easy, wasn't it?

So if you memorize these words, you can already talk a lot about music in English.

Here we go …

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