Boogie (Appropriate word choice)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. Boogie is a   , swung note or shuffle rhythm, groove or pattern used in blues which was originally played on the piano in boogie-woogie music.

  2. The characteristic rhythm and feel of the boogie was then   to guitar, double bass, and other instruments.

  3. Boogie-woogie is a style of blues piano playing characterized by an up-tempo rhythm, a repeated   pattern in the bass, and a series of improvised variations in the treble

  4. By the 1950s, boogie became incorporated into the   rockabilly and rock and roll styles.

  5. A simple rhythm guitar or   boogie pattern is sometimes called country boogie.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. When did boogie emerge?

  2. Do you know how to boogie? If yes, how did you learn it?

  3. What is your favorite type of dance? music? Why?


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