Part 1-style questions
Examiner: What kind of music do you listen to?
Katherine: I’m a big fan of classical music古典乐 … it doesn’t make me very popular with my friends…their taste in music对音乐的品味\喜好 is completely different … most of them always want to listen to their favorite rock bands摇滚乐队 …
Examiner: Do you play any instruments?
Jamie: No I don’t … I’ve always wished I’d taken up a musical instrument学习一种乐器 … I’d love to be able to play the guitar … but I think I’m a bit tone deaf乐盲、五音不全 so perhaps I’d find it hard …
Examiner: Have you got any hobbies or interests?
Marco: I’m really into live music现场音乐会 … I go to a lot of music festivals音乐节 … I think a live performance现场表演，实况演出 always sounds more exciting than a recorded version … as long as the performers can sing and play well of course …
Part 2-style task
谈谈你喜欢的一首歌Describe a song you like to listen to. You should say
1.歌名what the piece of music is called
2.你喜欢这首歌多久了how long you have liked it
3.你喜欢在什么时候听when you like to listen to it
4.为什么喜欢听and say why you like it so much.
Well …when I was young xxx pop group流行乐队 were very famous … I don’t think it was cool to like them even though they had a huge following很多追随者 but I think now people have realized what wonderful songs they wrote … one piece of music in particular is called ‘Slipping through my fingers’ … it wasn’t a massive hit热门金曲 but I love it … it’s a song for parents and it’s all about how quickly our children grow up …and like a lot of their songs it’s a very catchy tune朗朗上口的曲调 … the two women in Abba had great voices and it’s the kind of music you can also sing along to跟着一起唱 easily … even if you don’t have a great voice …and I especially like to listen when I’m doing the housework … it stops me thinking about the hard work …