If you want to learn guitar, the first decision you must make is what kind guitar you should start with? Some are told to begin with an acoustic guitar, others are told to choose an electric guitar. But believe me, there is no good or bad to start with an electric or acoustic guitar. It all depends on what music style you want and your personal preference. Although most guitars today are versatile, you can use them to play various kinds of music, but in some cases, you can’t do this. For example, you can’t use an electric guitar to play classic guitar music, while the acoustic guitar with nylon string can do this well.
However, electric guitars are easier to play for beginners than acoustic guitar for the lower action. The sound effect of the electric guitars and amps attached to them attract loads of beginners. Thanks to the internet, you can find so many online electric guitar lessons and some of them offer free lessons for beginners. Usually, these free courses teach you the basics of guitar, you can learn by watch the video and practice to reach the goal.
For beginners, you should know the parts of an electric guitar, how to tune the guitar, how to adjust the volume and switch the pickups. Besides these, you also need to be taught about the amps and how to get a certain sound effect. After you master the basics, you should learn chords and how to play them correctly. Just practice, there is not shortcut of learning guitar. Watch the video and practice by yourself until you can play like a pro.