May to August 2019 IELTS Speaking Topic #38 Music

1.Do you like music?
2.What’s your favourite type of music?
3.Have you ever learned to play a musical instrument?
4.Which instrument would you prefer to study – the piano or the violin?
5.Do you think it’s important for children to learn (to play) a musical instrument?
6.Who are some famous singers in your country?
7.Do you think listening to music really helps you?
8.What kind of music is popular in your country?

1.Yes, I do. I listen to music almost every day. I like to listen to music before I go to bed. The melody and rhythm help me to relax and have a sound sleep.

2.Country music is my favorite. My favorite country music singer is Taylor Swift who is gorgeous and gifted, her famous song, Love Story, is my favorite song of this type. However, Taylor now turns into a pop singer who makes me feel a little bit sad and disappointed.

3.Yes, I have learned how to play guitar since I was 10 years old. Now, with more than 10 years’ practice and study, I am a master of guitars. I perform every year at the anniversary celebration of our university.

4.I prefer to study how to play the violin. As I have mentioned, I can play the guitar well, and the way to play the violin is somehow similar to the guitar. I mean both of the instruments require the player to use the left hand to press the string. I believe it is easier for me to learn the violin.

5.Yes, I do. Learning a musical instrument can help children to cultivate their interest in music and art. They will also discover the beauty of music and composition thus developing aesthetic value.

6.Deng Ziqi is my favorite singer in China. Her voice is beautiful, and she is talented. She can play several musical instruments and lyrics written by her are like poems. Jack Zhou is also quite popular, especially among young people.

7.Yes, I do. Before I go to bed, I ‘d like to listen to light music. The slow and gentle rhythm helps me to relax and have a sound sleep. When I feel tired after long time study, I will listen to hip hop, which makes me feel energetic again.

8.Almost all the people in China like to listen to music, but music which is popular among people of different age is different. For teenagers and young people, they prefer hip hop, while for older people, pop music and light music are their favorite.