Hobbies

This Lesson

What are your favorite hobbies? In this conversation you will practice your English talking about the things you love to do in your free time. Try the “Creative” version with someone else, and have fun! If you need help, please try the “Completed” conversation as well.


Instructions: Complete your part using the English you already know. For help, you can look at the “Completed” conversation which has the blanks already filled in.


A:Hey, ___(name)____. How are you?

B: Hello, ___(name)____. I’m feeling ___________. Thanks for asking. And what about you?

A: I’m doing ______________. Hey, I was wondering- what types of activities do you enjoy doing during your free time? What are your favorite hobbies?

B: Well, I really enjoy (1)_____________ , (2)____________, and (3)_____________.

A: Really? And why do you enjoy (1)____________ ?

B: I like (1)______ because _______________________________.

A: That’s _____________. And why do you enjoy (2) ____________ ?

B: I like (2)______ because _____________________________.

A: _____________. And why do you enjoy (3) ____________ ?

B: I like (3)______ because _____________________________.

A: I see. So when do you have time to do these types of activities? In the morning, evening, while at work or school, during the weekends, or on holidays?

B: Well, I usually (have/never have) time to (1) _____  (when/during) ________, and (2) _____ (when/during) ________, and (3) _______ (when/during) ___________.

A: Are there any new hobbies that you would like to start doing in the future?

B: _____________________________.

A: _____________. Are there any unique talents or skills that you have? Or any hobbies that you enjoy that most people wouldn’t do?

B: __________________________________________________________.

A: Did you ever consider turning one of your hobbies/talents into a future career?

B: ______________________________________________.

A: ________________. So, do you have any plans for this upcoming weekend?

B: Well, I think I’m going to _______________ on Saturday, and _______________ on Sunday.

A: That sounds ____________. Hey, would you like to go ___(do what activity?)____ after class, with me and some friends?

B: _____________________  (Sure/Sounds great/No way/Let me think about it….)

Question: What is your biggest challenge when trying to practice English conversation? Please tell me in the comments below!