1. a. Convenient b. available c. accessible d. required 2. a. want b. desire c. interest d. taste 3. a. on b: in c. into d. up 4. a. so b. some c. any d. such 5. a. familiar b. popular c. famous d. cheerful 6. a. favorite b. best c. ideal d. selected 7. a. music b. symphony c. ballad d. category 8. a. during b. where c. while d. which 9. a. stadium b. theater c. stage d. discotheque 3. a. prefer b. appeal c. relax d. interest B. Choose the correct answer. 97
All over the world people listen to classical music. Classical music is cult to describe. It means different things to different people. Some famous classical composers were Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn, and Mozart. In their music, they did not tell a story or show strong emotion. They waned to make a beautiful, interesting design. They wanted-to write lovely sounds. Then composers started to interpret ideas. They told stories about wars, armies and soldiers. They wrote about religion. Sometimes they composed music for holidays. They told love stories and showed strong emotion. Some of these compete were Beethoven, Schumann Chopin, Mendelssohn, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky. Classical music stays with people a long time. Bach wrote about 300 years ago, Beethoven wrote about 200 years ago, and Tchaikovsky wrote over 100 years ago. Sometimes people close their eyes to listen to classical music. When they close their eyes, they can see the design. They can listen to the same classical music Many times and enjoy it. Sometimes it is difficult to understand. The listener has to think about it. However. we can all learn to enjoy some classical music. It is very important to people. 1. Classical music is famous a. in the Western b. in Europe c. in the United States d. all over the world 2. The first ............. classical composers wanted to a. tell stories about religion b. write lovely sounds c. show strong emotion d. b and c 3. What kind of stories did some composers not tell in their music? a. love b. wars c. religion d. racial integration 4. Beethoven a. composed his music a long time ago. b. just wanted to make an interesting design. c. did not tell a story. d. wrote sonic music that was difficult to understand. 5. People sometimes close their eyes when they listen to classical music in order to a. understand it clearly. b. think about the design. c. form the picture of the design in their mind. d. hear the same classical music many times. 6. Classical music a. is different from people to people. b. is different to understand so the listener always has to think about it. c. was composed by famous musicians very long time ago. d. is. necessary for people because it makes life more colorful. VI. WRITING Choose the best option to make the correct sentence from the suggested word. 1. Fob Dylan/ musician/ who/ compose:! born/ American/ 1941/ Minnesota. a. Bob Dylan. who is a composer and an American musician, was born in 1941 in Minnesota.
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