Conversation lesson - Music

This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students level B1 is about Music. Students will develop their fluency through a range of speaking activities.


This lesson plan for teachers of older teenage and adult students level B1 is about Music. Students will develop their fluency through a range of speaking activities.
During this skills lesson you might want to use background music where facilities allow. You will also need some samples of music, not necessarily just in English, but a variety of different genres






2 hours


  • To develop fluency through a range of speaking activities
  • To introduce related vocabulary


Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.

Download lesson plan 170k pdf

Worksheets: worksheets which can be printed out for use in class. They include:

  • Find someone who
  • Music choices
  • Role play

Download worksheets 157k pdf


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Submitted by Ramdane on Tue, 09/28/2010 - 19:14


I d like th thank u very much for this great work. I really appreciate it , i ll try this lesson in my class 

Submitted by squidgyk on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 07:33


Thanks so much for this! Am starting at a new TEFL school next week, and my first few lessons are on this! Some great ideas!

Submitted by hophuongthao on Sat, 05/12/2012 - 09:51


I am so thankful for what you've offered. It's so useful and interesting to use in my class.

Submitted by Tim Child on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 13:28


Thank you the ideas. I am putting a ten lesson course together about music and the music industry.  Your conversation lesson is good baiss for that. The only real difference is they will interview real musicans and real venues and finish with a live performance.

Submitted by tomharry19 on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 20:17


Great ideas here. As a follow up activity I adapted your idea of the record company, and asked students to do a presentation about an idea they had for a festival (after having read and done a few things with this article on Glasto from the BBC learning English bit- ) I let them run free with their imagination, giving this rough framework- 4 + artists (2 from those listened to earlier) A location How much does it cost? How much are artists paid? Is there anything extra? A circus, theatre, children's area, a theme... They work in groups of about 2-4 and then present their idea to the rest of the class.

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