pop. VS. rock. What does the passage talk about? 2. What is the main idea of each paragraph?. The comparison between pop and rock. Para1 Why is music important to musicians?. Para2 How are the songs written?. Para3 What are the songs about?.
The comparison between pop and rock.
Para1 Why is music important to musicians?
Para2 How are the songs written?
Para3 What are the songs about?
Music is their career. They use music to become rich and famous.
Music is their life. They play music to satisfy their inner desire.
One person writes the words, someone else the music, and other musicians record it.
One person has a strong feeling and expresses it with music, and others help build the song
Rock music expresses true feelings about society, friendship and even war.
Most pop songs are simple stories about love that make people feel easy and forger about the real world.
Pipa, erhu, suona, guqin, zheng, drums, luo, etc.
Drums, keyboard, sometimes traditional instruments
At weddings, during festivals, and in the royal courts
Every day, on TV and radio
Songs are often handed down from generation to generation
Pop stars or writers write new songs every year
Love, life, society
Love, life, news, legends
Choose one of the two writing tasks below
1 Write about a Chinese or English song that you like. Try to describe the song and how it makes you feel. Explain why you like the song and what the song makes you think of.
2 We write songs to say something about ourselves and the world. If you write a song, what will you say? What will your message be? Work in pairs and try to write a song --- you can use the music of a song you already know or you can make up your own.
Music is more than just sound --- it is a way of thinking! When we listen to music, sing and dance, or play an instrument, we are also becoming better thinkers. Music intelligence is one of our eight human intelligences. We can learn language from songs and chants. Some people study better with music on!
1.is now being built
2.will have been repaired.
3. had been damaged
4. has been married
6. were hurt
5. don`t sell
Grammar The Passive Voice in Different Tenses
1.The key to the classroom door ______ (keep) by our monitor.
2.The theme song of the 1998 World Cup ____ (perform)by Ricky Martin.
3.The performance ____ (give) in the Capital Concert Hall.
4.He knew that he ____ (invite) to perform in the New Year’s Concert.
5.This song ____ (play) all over the country now.
6.He wrote this song while his watch ____ (repair).
7.Although it ____ (play) many times, he still loves this tune.
8.It was the first time he _____ (award) a Grammy.
will be given
would be invited
is being played
was being repaired
has been played