Step 1 Homework checking
Have the Ss talk about pop music and rock music.
Step 2 Reading
Read the text pop and rock music and complete the outline below:
Why is music important
to the musicians?
Music is their career. They use
Music to become rich and famous.
How are some written?
One person has a strong feeling and
expresses it with music,
and others help build the song.
What are the songs
Most pop songs are simple stories
About love that make people feel
easy and forget about the real
Step 3 Discussion
Compare traditional Chinese music and modern Chinese music. Start by completing the chart below, and then write a short essay in which you compare the two styles of music.
Traditional Chinese music vs Modern Chinese music
Traditional Chinese music
Modern Chinese music
What instruments are used?
When is the music played?
Who writes the songs?
What are the songs about?
Step 4 Writing
Step 5 Practice
Allow the Ss enough time to write the essay then show one of the Students’ on the screen. Do some adjustments.
Step 6 Consolidation