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What’s your taste in Music?

Musical Taste?


What’s your taste in Music?  English allows us to use the word taste in other areas of life than food.  You can have good taste or bad taste in fashion, music and even friends.  When one talks about one’s taste, we are talking about what we prefer or like.


When it comes to Music, Movies and Books we talk about genres (pronounced John rah or if you prefer Zahn rah) and it refers to the way we can separate these into groups with similar characteristics so we have comedy movies, roma

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Ode to Joy : Beethoven

O friends, no more these sounds!
Let us sing more cheerful songs,
more full of joy!
Joy, bright spark of divinity,
Daughter of Elysium,
Fire-inspired we tread
Thy sanctuary.
Thy magic power re-unites
All that custom has divided,
All men become brothers
Under the sway of thy gentle wings.
Whoever has created
An abiding friendship,
Or has won
A true and loving wife,
All who can call at least one soul theirs,
Join in our song of praise;
But any who cannot must creep tearfully
Away from our circle.
All creatures drink
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Music - A way to learn English


Of late I have been listening a great deal of music. During lockdown it has proved to be my savior- a Knight in shining armor. Unimaginable, how I would have survived staying in without melody. Thought I should shed light on what role music plays in our lives.  Although there are many pros of listening music, I will be focusing on its transcendence in English learning.

First of all we need to take cognizance that music is not just playing of different instruments in a synchronized manner so that

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His son became a song

If you are in deep sorrow and can't get over it, what should you do? You may wait for it to go away on its own, but you can't know how long it goes on. However, something may heal you from it.

Eric Clapton is a great musician and he was in deep sorrow in 1991. He lost his four-year-old son in March of 1991. His son fell to his death from the fifty-third floor of an upscale apartment in New York. We can't know how sad he was, and if he can ever recover. However, he must have recognized that he had

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''Music is a language that doesn't speak in particular words, it speaks in emotion'' said once Keith Richards and we are with him on this one! Not only that it's what our heart and mind enjoy, but it is a very useful language learning resource. If you are a music lover and a language enthousiastic, stick here as we will elaborate further how to improve your English language with songs.

Why you should choose music to help you learn?

  1. Practice listening skills
  2. Improve vocabulary
  3. Learn slangs
  4. Better pron
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