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Fill in the gaps, watch the video, learn
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Ted talks\ about why we love repetition
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4 minutes 32 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Vocabulary practice
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1)
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1. Fill the gap.
Chances are you've heard that chorus repeatedif notof times,
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is a feature that music from cultures around the worldto share
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In short, peopleprefer things they've been exposed to before
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For example, a song comes on the radio that we don'tlike
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It also works for everything fromto Super Bowl ads
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So, what makes repetition so uniquelyin music?
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thatexact repetition
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what does excerpts mean
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or in the version that had been digitallyto include repetition
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and the repetitive versions had beenby brute force audio editing
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musical repetition is deeply
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repetition connects each bit of musicto the next bit of music that follows it
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your mind issinging along
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repetition invites us into music as imaginedrather than aslisteners
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This alsoin language, with something called semantic
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A similar effect happens withof sound.
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that we think of asmusical, where we're listening along with the sound
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engagingwith the note about to happen
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earworms, where segments of musicinto our head
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finding itor
Skoroszyt is from/lives in Poland and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2021-10-27. Skoroszyt last logged in on 2023-01-25, and has shared 22 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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