Looking for easy guitar chords to impress your little sister? Then you’re on the right page. Relax yourself and take your beloved instrument, you’re about to start.

Please note that you will not learn any barre chords in this section, which will be covered soon enough on another page.

1. E chords

These chords are probably among the easiest to do with a guitar. Why? Because in standard tuning, you already have 2 E notes you can play without placing any finger on the fretboard. Let’s see how to do an E minor first:

And the E Major (also called E):

2. A Chords

These chords are a bit trickier. You’ll see a red circle for the first string. It means that it should not be played. But if you want to let it ring, you can, as the note ‘E’ is part of A Minor and Major chords. However, it sounds really nicer without the first string played. It’s just a matter of choice. Here’s how we do an A Minor: