Teaching Communication : Talking about Musical Instruments

Read the definitions and write the name of the musical instrument that it refers to using  the words from the list.

  • Flute
  • French Horn
  • Drum
  • Piano
  • Harp
  • Saxophone
  • Bass Guitar
  • Guitar
  • Banjo
  • Trumpet


    1. a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick:_____________________
    2.  an electric guitar with four strings that plays very low:_______________________
    3. a stringed musical instrument with a long neck and a hollow circular body:_________________________
    4. a musical instrument, usually made of wood, with six strings and a long neck,played with the fingers or a plectrum:_______________________
    5. a tube-shaped musical instrument with a hole that you blow across at one end while holding the tube out horizontally to one side:________________________
    6. a large musical instrument with a row of black and white keys that are pressedto play notes:_______________________
    7. a brass musical instrument consisting of a metal tube with one narrow end, into which the player blows, and one wide end. Three buttons are pressed in orderto change notes:_______________________________
    8.  a musical instrument, usually made of metal, that is played by blowing into it to make a reed vibrate. They are made in different sizes:__________________________
    9. a musical instrument that consists of a long metal tube bent into circles, with awide opening at one end, played by blowing down the tube and moving the fingerson valves :______________________________
    10.  a large, wooden musical instrument with many strings that you play with the fingers:_____________________

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