Lesson 15 - Exercise 1 - Part 1

Vocabulary Part 1/3

Learn the vocabulary for the "Can you play a musical instrument?" videos and exercises:

Read and listen. Record and compare.
Vocabulary Term

Definition and Audio



Prepare your microphone. Click on the red button. Speak into your microphone. Click on stop. Then click on play. Listen to yourself. Listen to the teacher. Record again.
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can
auxiliary verb

to be able to, to know how to
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clarinet
countable noun


clarinet
a musical instrument (woodwind family)
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violin
countable noun



violin

a musical instrument (treble instrument, family of bowed stringed instruments)

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recorder
countable noun


recorder
a musical instrument (woodwind family)
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piano
countable noun


piano
a musical instrument in which felt-covered hammers, operated from a keyboard, strike upon metal strings
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guitar
countable noun


guitar
a stringed musical instrument with a long neck
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dreadful
adjective

Example:

The last interviewee
in this section
is Helen.

Helen is a dreadful singer. She sings badly.



a dreadful (horrible) singer
extremely bad, unpleasant, or ugly
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