B1 · B2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment

Styles of music quiz

Image by Rajesh Kavasseri on Unsplash What’s your favourite style of music? Do you listen to different styles according to your mood? Do you find any particular music uplifting or disturbing? Can you play an instrument? What’s your favourite group or who’s your favourite musician? Have you heard anything good recently? Do you spend a…… Continue reading Styles of music quiz

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C1-C2 Listening ‘How old-timey skiffle music liberated British rock

Last month I was reading Mark Kermode’s novel ‘How Does it Feel?’, which is a funny and interesing recount of his goal towards becoming a famous popstar. At a certain period of his life, the author enrols in a band that played skiffle, and I thought to myself ‘skiffle! What’s that?’ I hadn’t the slightest…… Continue reading C1-C2 Listening ‘How old-timey skiffle music liberated British rock