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Talking about a song - Learn to speak English fluently

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In this lesson, we are going to talk about a song.

Discussing a new hit

Jane : Hey, Andy, have you heard the new song Call Me Maybe?

Andy : I don’t know.

Jane : It goes like this, “Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy…”

Andy : I think I heard that already.

Jane : I’m sure you did.

Andy : Isn’t that one of the hottest songs today?

Jane : It is! I am going to sing that song at a party.

Andy : Really? When?

Jane : On her sister’s birthday tomorrow.

Andy : Why that song?

Jane : Well, her sister likes it a lot.


Talking about artists

Jane : I didn’t know Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj sang a song together.

Andy : Are you serious? Their song is number one on the charts right now!

Jane : What’s the title of the song?

Andy : It’s called “Beauty and a Beat.”

Jane : That sounds like an interesting song.

Andy : Yes, it is. The teenagers love it. I have it on my MP3 player.

Jane : Oh please let me hear it!

Andy : Wait. It’s on my playlist. Let me load it.

Jane : You really are into new songs.

Andy : Of course, I am. Here, listen to the song now.


A crazy song!

Andy : This song sounds crazy. What’s the title?

Jane : They call it Gangnam Style.

Andy : Odd name! Who is the artist?

Jane : His name is Psy.

Andy : I haven’t heard of him before.

Jane : That’s okay. He’s Korean.


In the Living Room with Friends

Jane : Did you know Robbie Williams has a new song?

Andy : No, I didn’t. When did he release it?

Jane : Just this month. It’s on the MTV charts now.

Andy : Oh, I don’t watch MTV much these days.

Jane : Does that mean you don’t listen to the current hits?

Andy : You can say that. I listen to my favorites.

Jane : No way! You should be listening to new songs as well.

Andy : Why should I?

Jane : Well, our friends will think you’re getting old.

Andy : I don’t care what they think. What’s the title of his song anyway?

Jane : Candy.

Andy : I don’t like the song name either. It’s too childish.


Favorite Song

Andy : What’s your favorite song Jane?

Jane : My favorite? I really love ‘You gotta be’ by Des’ree.

Andy : That’s an old classic. I am a big of Queen and I love ‘I want to break free’.

Jane : That’s a great song. I love it too.

Andy : Yes, Queen was the greatest band ever to exist.

Jane : I don’t know there were so many good ones.

Andy : But Queen was the best!

Jane : If you say so Andy.


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