A new breed of young talent

A new breed of young talent

  [CNBC International]

Practice your speaking with this ECPE (C2)  Speaking Prompt  related to Music (Choosing a Musician)
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Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • They are young and draw enormous crowds
  • They have rock star status
  • This is the new wave of rising stars
  • From bedroom producers and DJs to multimillionaires
  • The world’s number one ranked DJ
  • For the love of music
  • World tour
  • The biggest names at the moment
  • He currently commands 6 figures per gig
  • A new breed of young talent
  • He is quickly climbing the ranks of the DJ and Producing world
  • Making music in my bedroom
  • It’s a trend some can’t really explain
  • I was inspired by…
  • The more established stars
  • He is arguably one of the biggest names at the moment
  • I embrace new sounds, I am always happy to collaborate with new artists
  • To make your hit record
  • An impact for upcoming talent
  • Give the chance to young talent
  • A good mix between national and international artists
  • It’s a platform for them

Job Profile  –  DJ 

“DJs play music for audiences at live venues, or entertain radio audiences. If you are interested in music, and you are confident and outgoing, this job could be ideal for you.

In this job you will need to have a good sense of timing. It would help if you are technically minded, so you can learn to operate the equipment. Sometimes you will need to think on your feet.

To get into this job you will usually need knowledge of music technology and an awareness of music trends. You will also need to get experience through volunteering or work placements. Courses, in subjects like music technology and radio broadcasting are also available, which could help you develop some of the skills you need.

Skills, interests and qualities

To be a DJ, you would need to have :

  • a keen interest in and enthusiasm for music
  • a confident and outgoing personality
  • a good sense of timing and co-ordination
  • some understanding of technical equipment
  • calmness under pressure
  • the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • the ability to do several tasks at the same time
  • the skills to manage your own business and promote yourself, if you are self-employed
 [National Career Service ]
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