What kind of music style do you know? Have you heard of country music? Are you interested in country music?

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Have you heard of country music? Are you interested in country music?

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  • What kind of music style do you know?

  • Have you heard of country music?

    Are you interested in country music?

  • Country music(is a traditional kind of music from the s_______ states of America. Nashville, Tennessee is the h____of country music. Country music is about ______(belong) to a group, _______, ______, ______, _____________________________.outhernomebelonginglaughterfriendsfamilythe beauty of nature and countryside

  • Garth Brooks

  • Garth Brooks

  • Garth Brooks()is one of the most successful m_______ in American history. He has been in the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum ().usicians

  • Taylor Swift

    a country music singer in _______the US

  • Taylor Swift Many children have been a f___ of Taylor Swift.Her music reminds us that we should be kind to each other and trust one a______.an

    nother

  • A: Do you have a favorite singer?B: Yes, my favorite singer is Taylor Swift .A: Where does she come from? B: She comes from America. And she is a famous country music singer. A: Why do you like listening to her songs? B: Because they make me feel relaxed.

  • A: Do you have a favorite singer?B: Yes, my favorite singer is _________.A: Where does he come from? B: He comes from ______. And he is a famous ______ singer. A: Why do you like listening to his songs? B: Because they make me feel _______.

  • A Country Music Song Changed Her Life Forever

  • Reading strategy 1 :1Look at the picture and title to predict what the passage is about. Title: A Country Music Song Changed Her Life Forever.

    The article is about ________. A. music B. country music C. she loves country music

  • Reading strategy 2 :2Skim(the passage to get the main ideaa.b.c.

  • Reading strategy 2 :2Skim(the passage to get the main idea. Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 Paragraph 3 c. Sarah has been a fan of American country music. b. Country musica. Sarahs dream

  • Reading strategy 3 :3Scan (for the details.

  • Read the passage and complete the fact sheet.2b Country Music Fact SheetWhere it is from: ______________________What kind of music it is: ________________________________________________________A famous country music place in Nashville: _______________________________________A famous country music singer:___________The number of records he has sold: _______________________________________

  • Read the passage and complete the fact sheet.2b Country Music Fact SheetWhere it is from: ______________________What kind of music it is: ________________________________________________________A famous country music place in Nashville: _______________________________________A famous country music singer:___________The number of records he has sold: _______________________________________

  • Read the passage and complete the fact sheet.2b Country Music Fact SheetWhere it is from: ______________________What kind of music it is: _______________________________________________________________________________________________

    A famous country music place in Nashville: _______________________________________A famous country music singer:___________The number of records he has sold: _______________________________________southern states of America a traditional kind of music about belonging to a group, being kind to each other and trusting one anotherCountry Music Hall of Fame MuseumGarth Brooksmore than 120 million

  • While reading, make notes or underline the main ideas in the text. After reading, write a short summary in your own words. This can help you better understand the text. Reading strategy 4 :4Summarizing

  • 2cRead the passage again and underline the main ideas. Then use the underlined text to write short answers to the questions below.First paragraphWho is Sarah?Where is she from?What does she like?Second paragraphWho is country music?What is country music about?Third paragraphWhat is Sarahs dream?Who is Garth Brooks?

  • Read Paragraph 1 and answer the questions.1. Who is Sarah?

    2. Where is she from?

    3. What does she like?Sarah is an American girl who used to fightover almost everything with her family.She is from the US.She likes American country music.

  • ACountryMusicSongChangedHerLifeForeverWhenSarahwasateenager,sheusedtofightoveralmosteverythingwithherfamily.Butfiveyearsago,whileshewasstudyingabroadinEngland,sheheardasongfulloffeelingsaboutreturninghomeontheradio.ItmadeSarahthinkaboutherfamiyandfriendsbackintheUS.Shecametorealize howmuchsheactuallymissedallofthem.Ever sincethen,shehasbeenafanofAmericancountymusic.

  • Read Paragraph 2 and answer the questions.1. What is country music?

    2. What is country music about?Country music is a traditional kind of music from the southern states of America.It is about belonging to a group and it reminds us of a time when people were kind to each other and trusted one another.

  • Countryisatraditionalkindofmusicfromthe southernstatesofAmerica.Nashville,Tennessee isthehomeofcountrymusic.ManysongsthesedaysarejustaboutmodernlifeintheUS,such astheimportanceofmoneyandsuccess,butnotaboutbelongingtoagroup.However,country musicbringsusbacktothegoodolddays whenpeoplewerekindtoeachotherandtrustedoneanother. Itremindsusthatthebestthings in life are free laughter,friends,family,and the beautyofand thecountryside.

  • Read Paragraph 3 and answer the questions.1. What is Sarahs dream?

    2. Who is Garth Brooks?Her dream is to visit Nashville.He is a famous country singer who has sold more than 120 million records.

  • Sarah hasnt been to Nashville yet, but it is her dream to go there one day. She has already red a lot about the place and done some research on it. She knows there is a Country Music Hall of Fame Museum in Nashville. There are also always a lot of great country music concerts with famous musicians and singers, like Garth Brooks. Sarah has already listened to most of his songs. Garth is one of the most successful musicians in American history. He's sold more than 120 million records. I hope to see him sing live one day !

  • Underlined sentences:P1: When Sarah was a teenager, she used to fight over almost everything with her family. A song made Sarah think about her family and friends back in the US. Ever since then, she has been a fan of American country music. P2: Country is a traditional kind of music from the southern states of America. Itremindsusthatthebestthingsinlifeare freelaughter,friends,family,andthebeautyofnatureandthecountryside.

  • P3Sarah hasnt been to Nashville yet, but it is her dream to go there one day. There are also always a lot of great country music concerts with famous musicians and singers, like Garth Brooks. Hes sold more than 120 million records.

  • Sarah is an American girl who used to fight over almost everything with her family. While she was studying in England, she heard a country music song which made her think of her family and friends. She became a fan of country music. Country music is a traditional kind of music from the southern states of America. It is about belonging to a group and reminds us of a time when people were kind to each other and trusted one another. Sarahs dream is to visit Nashville, and she hopes to see Garth Brooks sing live one day.

  • 2eClose your book. What facts can you remember about country music? Tell a partner. What other facts would you like to know about country music? Make a list of questions.

  • 2dUse the notes you made in 2c to write a short summary of the passage. Write no more than 100 words.