Developing Dictation Skills for AQA AS / A Level Music

Dictation is a challenging skill that students often struggle with in the ‘Appraising Music’ exam. Help your students build their musical transcription skills with this concise, accessible pack.

Good, clear explanation of this particular aspect of the exam... Good use of examples and interesting activities to put the work in to practice

N Silvester, Teacher & Expert Reviewer
  • Scaffolded, step-by-step approach with clear explanations and useful ‘hacks’ – takes students systematically through intervals from a semitone to an octave.
  • Builds from basic theory to exam-style questions – perfect practice for weaker learners, or for all students at the start of the course!
  • Engaging activities put learning into practice – includes theory, listening, composing and performing to cater for a range of learning styles.
  • Includes special chapters on modulation and chromaticism – great for A Level students.

Plus! Answers to all activities.

What do teachers say about this resource? (9861)

A useful resource for establishing the basics... It would work well as an ongoing homework activity, particularly for less confident students... Good, clear explanation of this particular aspect of the exam... Good use of examples and interesting activities to put the work in to practice... Good ‘hacks’ for working out key signatures.

N Silvester, Teacher & Expert Reviewer