My Favourite Band, Coldplay

An Australian man tells us why Coldplay is his favourite band.

Self Study

Dictation

Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.

Transcript

My favourite band, or musical group, is Coldplay.

The reason I like them is because their music is happy and uplifting, (it) makes me feel good, and their songs are always easy to sing along to.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.

Questions

  • Who's his favourite band?
  • What's the first reason why he likes them?
  • What's the second reason why he likes them?
  • What's the third reason why he likes them?

Answers

His favourite band is Coldplay.

First, their music is happy and uplifting.

Second, their songs make him feel good.

Third, their songs are always easy to sing along to.