Presentations about music

Landmark Advanced Unit 11

Listen to your partner speak about one of the topics below without interrupting them and ask them two or three questions about what they said when they finish.


A review of an album that I bought or someone gave me


A song that I particularly like or dislike


My favourite singer, musician or group


A concert I saw


My taste in music


Useful phrases

It reminds me of a song by/ the day when/ when I was/ music from/ music by …

It is (very) similar to … (but a bit more/ less…)

I adore it/ love it/ really like it/ like it/ think it is okay/ don’t mind it/ don’t really like it/ really don’t like it/ hate it/ despise it/ don’t really know what I think about it because…

Its tempo is excessively (= too) / extremely/ very/ quite/ a bit…

It’s too…/ It’s not … enough (for me/ for my taste)

It makes me feel relaxed/ excited/ nostalgic/

I’d want to/ wouldn’t want to listen to it if I was feeling…/ if I was in …

It’s suitable for a club/ for a bar/ for a restaurant/ for a romantic meal/ to have on the background when I am studying/ trying to relax

The singer’s voice is (excessively/ extremely/ very/ quite/ a bit) deep/ high/ rough/ passionate/…

The best/ worst part is the singer’s voice/ guitar solo/ beat/ bass line/ background vocals/ … because…

It’s (almost) the most/ least … song I have ever listened to

I first/ last heard this song/ a song by this singer/ a song like this …

The song is/ seems to be about …

Listening to this song makes me picture…

It/ He/ She is famous for…

It was used in an ad/ a film which…


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