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Beginning Guitar 1: Learning Guitar Basics (FLEX)

Learn the basics of the guitar; parts of the guitar, string names, strumming, basic chords, and more, in this 4 week flex class!
Meredith Smith
173 total reviews for this teacher
New class
  There are no upcoming classes.
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

Learners will be introduced to the guitar, how it works, and learn strumming patterns, chords, and at least 5 songs! 
There will be homework each week based off of the teaching videos. Homework will vary from worksheets to video recordings to be submitted. 

Homework Week 1: 
Learners will complete the parts of the guitar and string names worksheet
Learners will submit a picture of themselves holding the guitar properly
Homework Week 2:
Learners will complete a chord chart worksheet
Learners will submit a picture of each one-finger chord, showing proper finger placement
Learners will submit a video playing one of the songs given
Homework Week 3: 
Learners will submit pictures of each of the new chords showing proper finger placement
Learners will submit a video playing one of the chord progressions and one of the songs
Homework Week 4: 
Learners will submit a video playing the song they chose to learn

Practicing in crucial to learning an instrument! It is recommended that learners practice every day for at least 10 minutes! 
Learners should have a 6 string guitar and a place where they can sit properly using correct posture for holding the guitar.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Meredith Smith
Lives in the United States
Educator. Learner. Wanderlust
173 total reviews
212 completed classes

About Me

Ciao ciao! 
I'm Ms. Meredith and I live in northeastern Massachusetts. I consider myself to be a lifelong learner, and I hope to motivate others, especially young learners, to become lifelong learners as well! I aim to encourage young learners to... 
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