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Musical instruments


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a musical instrument ‘Do you play a musical instrument?’

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to play the piano ‘I play the piano and the guitar.’

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a musical instrument
‘Do you play a musical instrument?’

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to play the piano
‘I play the piano and the guitar.’

String instruments


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a cello ‘I prefer the sound of the cello to that of the violin.’

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a double bass ‘I used to play the double bass, but I found it difficult to transport to concerts.’

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a harp ‘The harpist played the harp at the wedding.’

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a viola ‘He plays the viola in an orchestra.’

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a violin ‘I’m learning to play the violin.’

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a guitar ‘I was given a guitar for my birthday.’

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an acoustic guitar ‘I have an acoustic guitar and two electric guitars.’

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an electric guitar ‘I’d like to learn to play the electric guitar, but they’re quite expensive.’

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a bass guitar ‘I used to play the bass guitar, but I prefer the cello now.’

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a piano ‘The piano sounds great now that it’s been tuned.’

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a cello
‘I prefer the sound of the cello to that of the violin.’

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a double bass
‘I used to play the double bass, but I found it difficult to transport to concerts.’

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a harp
‘The harpist played the harp at the wedding.’

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a viola
‘He plays the viola in an orchestra.’

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a violin
‘I’m learning to play the violin.’

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a guitar
‘I was given a guitar for my birthday.’

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an acoustic guitar
‘I have an acoustic guitar and two electric guitars.’

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an electric guitar
‘I’d like to learn to play the electric guitar, but they’re quite expensive.’

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a bass guitar
‘I used to play the bass guitar, but I prefer the cello now.’

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a piano
‘The piano sounds great now that it’s been tuned.’

Wind instruments


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a clarinet ‘I’d like to learn the clarinet.’

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an oboe ‘Do you prefer playing the oboe or clarinet?’

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a saxophone ‘I used to play the saxophone in a band.’

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a clarinet
‘I’d like to learn the clarinet.’

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an oboe
‘Do you prefer playing the oboe or clarinet?’

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a saxophone
‘I used to play the saxophone in a band.’

Brass instruments


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a trombone ‘There are three trombone players in the brass band.’

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a trumpet ‘There are four trumpet players in the brass band.’

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a tuba ‘I play the tuba in a brass band.’

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a trombone
‘There are three trombone players in the brass band.’

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a trumpet
‘There are four trumpet players in the brass band.’

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a tuba
‘I play the tuba in a brass band.’

Percussion instruments


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drums ‘I used to play the drums.’

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a tambourine ‘I sing and play the tambourine.’

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drums
‘I used to play the drums.’

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a tambourine
‘I sing and play the tambourine.’


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