Ed Sheeran Concert Review

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concert reviewEd Sheeran Concert Review is a good example which has the appropriate content and language to gain a high mark in this part of the exam. This exercise gives you valuable practice for the IGCSE ESL Examination in which you could be asked to write a review.

Useful VocabularyExample of a concert reviewUseful Phrases
Here is some useful vocabulary that you can use in your concert review:

Introduction
Performer: rock, pop, classical, heavy metal
Venue: small, grand, huge, downtown
Date and time
Tickets (price): expensive, cheap, affordable
Number of visitors (fans): hundreds, thousands

During the concert
Sound: clear, poor
Instruments: fantastic, boring, long, poor, quiet, loud
Singing: loud, quiet, brilliant, quality
Songs, lyrics: clear, enjoyable
Performance quality: poor, quality, extraordinary
Stage design: spectacular, modest, poor
Lighting, special effects: excellent, disappointing

Fans: happy, excited, thrilled, bored, loud
Favourite songs/numbers: excellent, poor, amazing, average

End of Concert
General impression: great. average, exciting, emotional
What happened: waited, signed, left, chatted, took, photos

You recently went to see a concert or another live performance with some friends from your school. Here are some of your friends’ comments about the performance.

‘It was magnificent’
‘It was rather slow at times’

Write a review for your school magazine giving your ideas.  The comments may give you some ideas, but you should try to use some ideas of your own, Your review should be about 150-200 words.

Here are phrases to help you write your review:

  • At the beginning …
  • After the concert …
  • Before the concert …
  • blown away
  • connects with the audience
  • During the concert …
  • From the start …
  • get the chance to
  • greatest hits
  • incredible stage presence
  • lights came on
  • queue up
  • sing along
  • sold-out concert
  • talented songwriter and singer
  • the whole experience
  • waiting for ages
  • While waiting for …
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