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Hobbies

Summary

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

A hobby is something you like to do for yourself in your free time.

Hobbies can be anything from playing video games to collecting stamps.

People love having hobbies because they can help them relax and destress.

Hobbies also help people connect with others and make new friends.

Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • hobby (noun)
  • enjoy (verb)
  • enjoyable (noun)
  • take up (phrasal verb)
  • interesting (adjective)
  • free time (noun)
  • benefit (noun)
  • personally (adverb)
  • generally (adverb)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Do you have any hobbies?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Hobbies
  • What hobbies did you used to have when you were younger?
  • Why do you think people like having hobbies?
  • What hobby would you like to start?
  • Do you think having lots of different hobbies is bad?
  • What are the benefits of having a hobby?
  • What hobbies do your friends or family have?
  • Can you think of a really boring hobby?
  • Can you think of a really dangerous hobby?

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