Working as a Musician

Have you ever worked as a musician? I was listening to the radio and the announcer was talking about musicians. He was talking about musicians. He was talking about how they are paid. The announcer was talking about musicians and how musicians are paid. Passive Phrases the way musicians are […] Read more »

Do You Watch Documentaries?

document (noun) – an official word for a piece of paper, such as a legal document documentary (noun) – a video program that tells the truth – a factual program Do you watch documentaries? Read more »

Easy English 200 – Speaking and Listening – Introduction

[audio:talking1.mp3] Download audio file (talking1.mp3) at National Library Scotland This is a different type of lesson. There is no transcript. Listen carefully. Answer the questions. Answer the questions aloud. If you don’t understand the first time, listen again and again until it becomes easy and natural. Listen until you can […] Read more »

Easy English 100 – Grammar is Music

[audio:grammar is music.mp3] Download audio file (grammar is music.mp3) at M J M I think grammar is beautiful. I think grammar is beautiful. I think it’s beautiful. Grammar is music. Music. Words are music. Music. Everything has music. I was watching television. I saw a programme I saw a programme […] Read more »

Talking about Music

There are three conversations where the topic of music is mentioned. Let’s refer to them as the first conversation, the second conversation and the third conversation. Listen to each of the three conversations. Find out what sort of music is being talked about. (What sort of music are they talking […] Read more »

Studying in India

[audio:studyinginindia.mp3] Download audio file (studyinginindia.mp3) at dashingyankee Mark: So I am just sitting in an Indian restaurant with my friend, Arthur. Arthur, you have been to India, haven’t you? Arthur: Yes. Mark: Tell us about it. When did you first go there? Arthur: in September 1969… Mark : September…? Arthur: […] Read more »

Musical Scales

[audio:scales.mp3] Download audio file (scales.mp3) at Dey Mark and Pedro and Be and Kenni are comparing Indian music and western music. Mark: Hello everybody. I am just sitting here with Kenni and Pedro and Be and me, Mark. Be and I (are) from Australia and Kenni and Pedro are from […] Read more »

Chakras: Energy Centres in the Human Body

[audio:chakras.mp3] Download audio file (chakras.mp3) at omnos In this conversation, Pedro, Kenni, Mark and Be talk about energy centers in the body (chakras) and then start to sing. In their conversation they mention different parts of the body. Can you pick out the words which refer to parts of the […] Read more »