Do you prefer spending time with family or friends?

Introduction

Read through the following text and look up any vocabulary you are not sure about before answering the questions.

Conversation Summary

Many people consider spending time with either family or friends as an enjoyable experience. Given that we choose our friends and not our family, it can sometimes be more of a challenging time at family gatherings, but at the same time can also be a more relaxed time where we feel free from judgement than when with friends.

Questions

  • Do you spend more free time with family or friends?
  • What do you like/dislike about spending time with friends?
  • What do you like to do when spending time with friends?
  • What do you like/dislike about spending time with family?
  • What do you like to do when spending time with family?

Key Vocabulary

  • Friend noun
  • Family noun
  • Like verb
  • Dislike verb
  • Difficult adjective
  • Awkward adjective
  • Enjoyable adjective
  • Gathering noun
  • Hang ut phrasal verb
  • Relax verb

Exercise

Answer the following questions including the word, words or phrase in capitals below each question:

  1. What do you like to do on a Saturday evening?
    HANG OUT
  2. Do you prefer to eat at home or at a restaurant?
    EAT OUT
  3. What is your favourite thing to do during the weekend?
    WOULD SAY
  4. Do you have a good relationship with your family?
    GET ON
  5. Who was your best friend at high school?
    TEENAGER

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