This page will help you learn the names of the two strings nearest the ceiling on guitar, and will help you learn to play those strings in time.

Once your guitar is tuned, watch this short video for an explanation of the string game and a reminder about the names of the strings.

The game is very simple – I call out the name of a string and you play that string! You’ll hear me play it too so you can hear if you’re playing the same one.

String game explanation

Or go straight to the game here:

Now that you can find and play the E and A strings, play along with me when I add in a short tune: