Provide opportunities for learners to:
There are many backing tracks freely available online, as well as apps that will generate a backing track if you enter a sequence of chords, such as iReal Pro.
Learners should try to make question-and answer phrases sound as if they are part of the same ‘conversation’.
Show learners how to:
It is often helpful if learners aim to create a particular mood or atmosphere in their improvisations.
Introduce a simple structure by asking learners to improvise a ‘sandwich’ rondo. Swap roles: teacher plays rondo and learner improvises episodes.
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