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Task Description
Listening task about music genres and preferences with several detail questions (vocabulary, checking understanding). The final question is about whether Spotify's music recommendations really work.
Video details
Scene summary
A guy is telling the viewer about what people's personalities have got to do with the music they listen to. He refers to a piece of research done by Standford and the University of Cambridge.
Video length
2 minutes 44 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
adults
Adults
high-school
High schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by jahsi under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
25/03/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Unmix the sentence.
What
does
your
mix
tape
say
about
you?
2. Choose the correct options.
What's a synonym for "soothing"?
inspiring
relaxing
emotional
inspirational
3. Choose the correct options.
Why do they play upbeat music in gyms?
To help you find your rhythm
To calm you down
To stimulate you
To make you angry
4. Correct the wrong word.
But they almost immediately disregarded the idea of music genres.
5. Guess the end.
Why is using the word "genre" a bad idea?
6. Match the two halves.
depth
how complex is the melody?
negative valence
sad music
positive valence
happy music
valence
emotional reaction
arousal
how intense is the beat?
7. Guess the end.
How did the researchers find out why certain people like certain types of music?
8. Match the two halves.
extroverts
happy songs with positive valence
neurotic types
emotionally negative music with high intensity
open-minded liberals
complex music with high depth
9. Guess the end.
Do you use Spotify or Pandora? Do you think their music recommendations work for you?
jahsi
jahsi
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Jahsi is from/lives in Hungary and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2011-12-18. Jahsi last logged in on 2023-01-27, and has shared 6 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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