Module Three Music
Learn some music instruments and
Vocabulary related to music
Read the passages and learn some key
r />words and phrases. Be able to use the music vocabulary to describe a singer.
Words related to instruments in music
A. drum C. piano E. saxophone B. erhu D. guitar F. violin
Play the erhu
Play the drums
Play the piano
Play the violin
Play the saxophone
A. Play the drum
B. Play the erhu C. Play the piano D. Play the guitar E. Play the saxophone F.play the violin
1.弹吉他 2.弹钢琴 3.打鼓 4.拉二胡 5.拉小提琴 6.吹萨克斯
Words related to persons in music
A. choir C. conductor E. singer G. audience B. composer D. orchestra F. musician
年轻的朋友来相会 妈妈的吻 滚滚长江东逝水
a person who composes/writes music
one who directs an orchestra or other such group
One person whose career is to sing
Ones who listen to or watch programmes or performances
an organized group of singers
A large group of musicians who play together on various instruments.
1.管弦乐队 2.合唱队 唱诗班 3.作曲家
A. choir B. composer C. conductor/director
5. 听众 6.音乐家
E. singer F. musician
Three Great Composers of the 18th Century
Read quickly and fill in the table
Birthplace (出生地) Date of birth and death age
Family background (家庭背景)
His father is a peasant
1756—1791 His father is a musician and orchestra conductor 35
His father is a singer
Read part I and answer:
1.what is Haydn known as?
He is known as “the father of the symphony”.
2.How did Haydn change the form of symphonies?
He made them longer and for a larger orchestra.
3. How long did he work in eastern Austria?
He worked in eastern Austria for 30 years.
Listen part 2 and answer:
1. How many pieces of music did Mozart compose?
Over 600 pieces of music.
2.how old was he when he learned to play
the harpsichord ? When he was four 3.How old was he when he stared composing music? When he was five
4. How old was he when he played for the Empress of Austria?
When he was six
5. How long were Mozart and Haydn friends? For ten years.
Read part 3 and fill in the blank
Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. He showed musical _______ talent when he was very young ,and learned to play the violin and _______ piano from his father. ______
Then Mozart met Beethoven and was impressed __________ Haydn by him. It was __________ who encouraged
Beethoven to move to Vienna. Beethoven became very popular _______ in the Austria. As he grew older, he began to deaf . He became completely deaf during the last go _____ continued composing years of his life, but he ____________________.
Decide if these statements are true or false.
1. Haydn is known as “the father of the symphony.”
2. When Mozart was four, he learned to play the
T 4. Beethoven’s mother taught him to play the piano. F father
3. Mozart composed more than 600 pieces of music. 5. Beethoven continue composing after he went
Key phrases :
1.be known/famous as /to/as/for
2.be composed of
3.change ….into…. 4.be born in/on 5.have a talent for 6.encourage sb to do sth 7.be popular with 8. the rest of one’s life 9.go deaf /blind/bad
10. during the last years of one’s life
Describe Han Hong with these words
1. sing well successful song writer 2.born in1971 in Tibet(西藏) 3. young watch her mother sing and dance 4. at the age of nine professional(专业的) training in Beijing. 5. in 1985 her first national prize 6. write songs in 1993 7. song “Hometown” number one in China
Han Hong is famous to us all. She is not only a good singer but also a successful Song writer . She was born in 1971 in Tibet . When she was very young, she used to watch her mother, a famous singer, sing and dance on stage. At the age of nine, Han Hong came to Beijing to receive professional training . In 1985, Han Hong won her first national prize in a singing competition. She started writing songs in 1933. The song “Hometown” went to Number one in China three months after being released.(发行）
1.Read the passage repeatedly.（全体同学）
2.Remember all the new words and phrases.(全体同学） 3.Finish the passage about