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Date: Jan 30 2015

Themes: Music, Pop Culture

Grammar: Simple Future Tense

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When Taylor Swift first appeared on the music scene, she was just a young teenage girl. She began her career playing country music, which is a style of music that is mostly popular in the southern US. But through the years, Taylor has grown up… and so has her music.

Her latest albums, like “1989” and “Red,” have more of a pop sound. Her music has more fans now that she’s become a pop star. Some fans are really enjoying her new style, but others might want her to stay with her original sound.

Lily and Jessica talk about Taylor Swift’s new sound and if they like it. Find out more in today’s English lesson about pop music.

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Lily

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Jessica

Jessica

Lily:  Have you seen Taylor Swift’s new video?

Jessica:  I did.

Lily:  What did you think? It was so cool.

Jessica:  I don’t know if I can get into her new style. She’s evolved so much. And I think she needs to go back to her original country roots.

Lily:  I think it’s unfair to pigeon-hole someone into a specific genre of music. She’s evolving, and it’s cool.

Jessica:  I can see that. I just worry that she may alienate her original fans. She’s still so young, but she has such a strong fan base when she sticks to her country roots. I’m concerned for her, but I hope it works out.

Lily:  I think she’ll be awesome no matter what. I’m excited to see where she goes from here.

 

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Lily is a big fan of Taylor Swift and thinks her new music video is cool. She really likes that Taylor and her music have evolved. Lily is like a lot of Taylor’s fans who will always follow her and where she goes with her new sound.

On the other hand, Jessica thinks that Taylor should stick to playing the music that first made her famous. Taylor’s roots are in country music, and a lot of her fan base has known her since that time. Jessica thinks that Taylor’s new pop sound might alienate her old fans.

Do you like Taylor Swift? What do you think of her new sound?

 

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Crizsearch

Crizsearch

Indonesia

I love Taylor’s song because theya re so catchy..just like Bruno mars you know? I think she is so sexy..errr I mean her lips, she loves to put the reddd one. I watch her tour around the world and bringing out all her family member and I think it’s so cool.. she should be the one who cares her family so much… She really talented girl..!

08:09 AM Jan 30 2015 |

demure

demure

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Sry Buttafly what is Ellen??

07:57 AM Jan 30 2015 |

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demure

demure

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Dear Buttafly:


I agree with those ppl who say she can not dance bcz its fact !! And I think she did not prove! Even in her last video!!


But bcz she is youth she can Improve even in dance!!

07:56 AM Jan 30 2015 |

mojtaba

mojtaba

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i heard about her name  and downloaded her music but i dont like her music but mabye next i do .

06:11 AM Jan 30 2015 |

buttafly

buttafly

Germany

Gangly Taylor Swift is so adorable. She’s a good sport and doesn’t mind poking fun at herself. I loved to see her on Ellen, especially when she did the dance dares. Absolutely hilarious! Speaking of, a lot of people say she can’t dance and that her body wasn”t made for swaying her hips. Well, with her latest video she proves them all wrong! She just doesn’t care what those haters say and shakes it all off ;) :))

05:40 AM Jan 30 2015 |

demure

demure

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I can not say oh I love her ! Or I love all her song! But some of her music’s are really good and I like it!.


Her sound is well too bcz her sound is like me when I sing her song D:


As hole her songs and her sound is good.

04:15 AM Jan 30 2015 |

Eric_

Eric_

China

I have to say…  She is awesome!   !

03:10 AM Jan 30 2015 |

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