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Dance Music
Dance Music

Learn how to use the passive voice.

Date: Dec 06 2010

Themes: Music, Party

Grammar: Passive Voice


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There are a few different things that can make or break a party, but one of the most important elements is the music. So, when you want people to dance, what is the best kind of music to play? Is it music with a great beat that makes even the shiest people at the party bob their heads and tap their toes? Is it the top 40 songs everyone can recognize and sing along to? Or is it classic songs with well-known dance moves, like “Thriller”? Find out what kind of music makes Dale and Jeff bust a move.


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Dale:  Alright, Jeff, do you like to dance?

Jeff:  Yeah, it takes a few drinks sometimes, but…

Dale:  And if you do dance what kind of like… do you use dance moves or do you just have like whatever you feel like doing?

Jeff:  I guess it’s a mix of both, half serious, half joking.

Dale:  What kind of music do you listen to, to dance to?

Jeff:  I guess all kinds, but…I don’t know, a lot of it’s like club music, 4/4 beat, what people generally think of as dance music. I don’t know, sometimes soul.

Dale:  Usually when you have a good beat sometimes, that’s when people start to dance more?

Jeff:  I’d say the beat’s the main thing. But you know, sometimes it’s kind of the reverse, like people wanna do certain moves and certain songs have certain moves.

Dale:  Like “Thriller”?

Jeff:  Yeah, there you go. I’m trying to think of other ones. Well, “The Macarena.” It’s pretty old, but you know, that’s kind of an example.

Dale:  That’s the one that’s still played in certain clubs and people still go crazy for it.

Jeff:  Oh yeah.


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Jeff likes to dance, although he sometimes likes to have a drink or two to loosen him up first. He’ll dance to any kind of music as long as it has a good beat, but he especially likes dancing to soul.

Some people always do the same moves when they dance. They might use flashy moves, or basic moves that feel comfortable. Jeff likes to do a combination of serious and goofy moves. He doesn’t like to take himself too seriously on the dance floor.

What kind of music makes you want to dance? Do you have any special moves?



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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nt3QUa4jtC8 check it!!  so funny a dance :D haha =)

12:11 PM Dec 06 2010 |

reiny kwan

reiny kwan


of course rock music can make various moves..

i love rock music and sometimes i love r n b too

i love all kind of music.. 

11:33 AM Dec 06 2010 |



wow i like dancing it extends me to be active and freshness and have fun ..in our country  wedding parties accission took the dancing act mostly and some times on birthday and graduation parties .. if there is aclose relative or friend accission me and my friends design our own moves so it become more fun .. and we dance on the most familiar different season songs wether its arabic or english dances we enjoy it to the max ..    

06:12 AM Dec 06 2010 |



Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i like classicCool and i hate hip hop thing and djCry

i do have special moveKiss

04:38 AM Dec 06 2010 |

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