How to play guitar for beginners with Teanna Dorsey. Culture 3 basic commonly used chords. D(second fret third from bottom and bottom string, and third fret 2 from bottom string)* only strum bottom 4 strings. A(Second, third and fourth from bottom strings in the second fret)*only strum bottom 5 strings. G(second fret fifth from the bottom string, third fret top and bottom string)*strum all of the srings. Remember to practice tender back and forth linking chords to become better. Have fun.