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Why do we listen to music? 1. to make us … e.g. … 2. to help us … e.g. … 3. to intensify … e.g. …

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1 Why do we listen to music? 1. to make us … e.g. … 2. to help us … e.g. … 3. to intensify … e.g. …

2 Why do we listen to music? 1. to make us remember important moments in the past e.g. when we met someone for the first time 2. to help us change activities e.g. prepare us to go out in the evening 3. to intensify the emotion we are feeling e.g. if we are sad we play sad music

3 How does music affect our emotions? Three important human emotions: How we feel affects the way we speak, e.g. 1. happy – speak faster, … How music copies this, e.g. 1. fast / high music sounds happy Examples Music that sounds … Happy Angry Sad This is especially exploited in …

4 How does music affect our emotions? Three important human emotions: 1. happiness 2. sadness 3. anger How we feel affects the way we speak, e.g. 1. happy – speak faster/ higher 2. sad – speak more slowly/ lower 3. angry – raise voice / shout How music copies this, e.g. 1. fast / high music sounds happy 2. slow music with falling pitches 3. loud music with irregular rhythms Examples Music that sounds … Happy Seventh Symphony, Beethoven Angry Mars, Holst Sad Adagio for strings, Albinoni This is especially exploited in film soundtracks.

5 SPEAKING. Talk to a partner. On a typical day, when and where do you listen to music? Do you listen to different types of music at different times of the day? What music would you play … If you were feeling sad and you wanted to feel more cheerful? If you were feeling depressed and you wanted to feel even worse? If you were feeling furious and you wanted to feel even angrier? If you were feeling nervous or stressed and wanted to calm down? If you wanted to create a romantic atmosphere for a special dinner?

6 GRAMMAR gerunds and infinitives Put the verbs in brackets into the infinitive (with or without to) or the gerund –ing. 1.LISTEN to music can change the way we feel. 1.We play sad music when we want FEEL even sadder. 1.Film score writers are experts at USE music CREATE an atmosphere. 1.Most people enjoy PLAY music in their car. 1.It’s difficult CONCENTRATE when there is loud music playing on the radio.

7 GRAMMAR gerunds and infinitives Put the verbs in brackets into the infinitive (with or without to) or the gerund –ing. 1.Listening to music can change the way we feel. 1.We play sad music when we want to feel even sadder. 1.Film score writers are experts at using music to create an atmosphere. 1.Most people enjoy playing music in their car. 1.It’s difficult to concentrate when there is loud music playing on the radio.

8 New Grammar I remember HEAR that song the first time we met. Please remember BUY the concert tickets for me. Don’t forget LISTEN to that song. You’ll love it. I’ll never forget GO to my first live concert. I need CHANGE the CD I bought Mark. He’s already got it. This remote control doesn’t work. The batteries need CHANGE. These headphones don’t work. Try PLUG them in! I tried UNDERSTAND all the words in the song, but I couldn’t.

9 New Grammar I remember hearing that song the first time we met. Please remember to buy the concert tickets for me. Don’t forget to listen to that song. You’ll love it. I’ll never forget going to my first live concert. I need to change the CD I bought Mark. He’s already got it. This remote control doesn’t work. The batteries need changing / to be changed. These headphones don’t work. Try plugging them in! I tried to understand all the words in the song, but I couldn’t.

10 examples for the use of : remember, forget, try, etc. I must remember to post this letter today. It’s important. The clothes are still dirty because I forgot to switch on the machine. Remembering / forgetting comes before the action. I’m trying to run this computer program. Try to do means to attempt something, to do your best. I can remember posting the letter. I posted it on Friday. I’ll never forget flying over the Grand Canyon. It was beautiful. The action comes before the remembering / forgetting. I tried clicking on the box, but it doesn’t work. Try doing something means to do something which might solve a problem.

11 1.I’ll never forget SEE the Grand Canyon for the first time. 2.He needs CALL the helpline. his computer has crashed. 3.Have you tried READ a book to help you sleep? 4.I must have my keys somewhere. I can remember LOCK the door this morning. 5.We ran home because we had forgotten TURN the oven off. 6.Their house needed PAINT so they called the painters. 7.did you remember SEND your sister a card? It’s her birthday today. 8.We tried LEARN to ski last winter but we were hopeless!

12 1.I’ll never forget seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time. 2.He needs to call the helpline. his computer has crashed. 3.Have you tried reading a book to help you sleep? 4.I must have my keys somewhere. I can remember locking the door this morning. 5.We ran home because we had forgotten turning the oven off. 6.Their house needed painting so they called the painters. 7.Did you remember to send your sister a card? It’s her birthday today. 8.We tried to learn to ski last winter but we were hopeless!

13 SPEAKING Tell your partner about something that you’ll never forget seeing for the first time. you often forget to do before going out. you remember doing when you were under 5 years old. you have to remember to do before going to bed. needs doing in your house/flat you need to do this evening. you tried to learn but couldn’t. you usually try doing when you can’t sleep at night.

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17 apply country heavy lifestyle lyrics physical psychiatrist qualify rhythm shy symphony try type typical byte terrify symptoms physics melody windy apply lifestyle psychiatrist qualify shy try type lyrics physical rhythm symphony typical country heavy

18 Review exercise 1.SKI is my favourite sport. 2.My husband doesn’t mind DO the housework. 3.It’s impossible SLEEP in this heat. 4.Our teacher makes us CHECK our homework. 5.Tom’s doctor suggested SEE a specialist about his back. 6.Let’s not go by train. It would be easier DRIVE. 7.My girlfriend's very possessive. She doesn’t let me GO out with my friends any more. 8.TRAVEL alone in a stange country can be a fascinating experience. 9.Kim expects RECEIVE the test results by Friday. 10.We would like PAY our bill now as we’re leaving early.

19 Review exercise 1.Skiing is my favourite sport. 2.My husband doesn’t mind doing the housework. 3.It’s impossible to sleep in this heat. 4.Our teacher makes us check our homework. 5.Tom’s doctor suggested seeing a specialist about his back. 6.Let’s not go by train. It would be easier to drive. 7.My girlfriend's very possessive. She doesn’t let me go out with my friends any more. 8.Traveling alone in a strange country can be a fascinating experience. 9.Kim expects to receive the test results by Friday. 10.We would like to pay our bill now as we’re leaving early.

20 buy call climb find iron read send spend 1.My sister is ___ to find a new job. She doesn’t get on with her boss. 2.Do you remember ___ the apple tree in our parents’ garden when we were children? 3.We need ___ a plumber because the shower’s broken. 4.Laura forgot ___ her mother a birthday card. 5.I remembered ___ the milk, but I forgot to by any bread! 6.If you can’t sleep at night, try ___ a book in bed. It will help you relax. 7.That shirt needs ___ if you want to wear it tonight. 8.I’ll never forget ___ a romantic weekend in Paris with my first boyfriend.

21 buy call climb find iron read send spend 1.My sister is trying to find a new job. She doesn’t get on with her boss. 2.Do you remember climbing the apple tree in our parents’ garden when we were children? 3.We need to call a plumber because the shower’s broken. 4.Laura forgot to send her mother a birthday card. 5.I remembered to buy the milk, but I forgot to by any bread! 6.If you can’t sleep at night, try reading a book in bed. It will help you relax. 7.That shirt needs ironing if you want to wear it tonight. 8.I’ll never forget spending a romantic weekend in Paris with my first boyfriend.


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