Music Idioms

Step 1

Study the PowerPoint slides to learn this week’s idioms.

Step 2

Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Alex:Hello Jay!
Jay:Hi Alex! What’s new with you?
Alex:Good news! Not to blow my own trumpet here, but I’ve managed to land a role in this big budget movie!
Jay:Really? Congratulations, Alex! Music to my ears. Tell me more!
Alex:Thanks, Jay! Seems to strike a chord?
Jay:Yes, yes! Not to sound like a broken record, but I have always said that you, and I, deserve a big stage!
Alex:LOL! Listen, you are preaching to the choir here. I think you are an amazing actor too!
Jay:Music to my ears!
Alex:Broken record…
Jay:Yeah, well, congrats again! Alex, keep me posted!
Alex:I will. Thanks! Bye for now!

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