BackgroundTalking about free time activities may help students find mutual interests and inspire them to look for ways to practise these activities in the nearby society.
06 ‘Free time!’ Song (Hobbies + Pastimes) English on Tour – YouTube (2:07)https://youtu.be/tzFESmpc6moIn this song we’ll look at things we can do in our free time. Sing along with and watch the catchy ‘Free time!’ song.
Unusual Hobbies & Interests Vocabulary – YouTube (1:33) https://youtu.be/ihfzda_dNOEWith words on the screen read out loud
[Real English] 16 What is your hobby? – YouTube (2:42) https://youtu.be/exsaT4HrbhAA street interview
10 MOST DANGEROUS HOBBIES IN THE WORLD – YouTube (2:34) https://youtu.be/1iHcuvWbPAcThese dangerous hobbies ranked according to how deadly they are, according to statistics. Pictures with text, music background
Learning English Activities And Hobbies – YouTube (44:17)https://youtu.be/qmKlOy1XTgI
Six scenes, then some of them again slowly and once again with subtitles. Some vocabulary and focus on form, too.
Vocabulary8 fun things to do Listen or read. Click on Print for a handout
English Words for Hobbies and Interests – Vocabulary List with Pictureshttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/hobbies/english-words-for-hobbies.htmlPictionary and activities to practise the words
Hobbies and Recreationhttp://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-hobbies.htmHaving a hobby is a great way to relax and enjoy your free time, Listen to 20 hobby words
Free Time: Sports and Hobbies – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/DXcbKu8w8-gSports and Hobbies. Pictures with words, music background.
Recreation: What do you like doing in your free time? (Hobbies) – YouTube (2:49) https://youtu.be/Ame4RWCSz0U
Hobbies with “I like … in my free time”
Hobbies ESL Printable Worksheets and Exerciseshttp://www.englishwsheets.com/hobbies.htmlPictionary and matching exercise to download
ESL Hobbies.wmv – YouTube (1:40) https://youtu.be/S44g_dE837MSome popular hobbies are presented in this clip. Sentences about hobbies with audio
A1.2. Learn English – Asking About Hobbies, What do you do for fun? – YouTube (3:22)https://youtu.be/nMFrC3UGtekIn this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask and answer “Do you have any hobbies?” in English.
An interactive book to work with on IWB or 1:1 (2:1)
Recreation Lesson for ESL Studentshttp://www.elcivics.com/recreation_esl_1.htmlRead short sentences about leisure time, several worksheets available
Free Time Mimehttp://www.teach-this.com/images/resources/free-time-mime.pdf
Cut the handout into cards and give one to a student to mime. The others guess the hobby
Learn English Conversation Unit 11 Hobbies – YouTube (3:28) https://youtu.be/aacFvnfdaO8
Dialogue about hobbies
Talking about Hobbies in English – English Phrases for Hobbies – Easy Way to Learn English Fast – YouTube (3:00) https://youtu.be/OmxAQZoWbqUEveryone needs a hobby. Several dialogues about hobbies
Hobbieshttp://www.esl-lab.com/eslbasic/hobbies-1.htmOutside of school and work, many people enjoy spending their free time on their hobbies or other recreation activities. Listening Comprehension task
A Card Game Listen/Read/Learn the dialogue about learning to play a game
Students – Hobbies and Interests – YouTube (2:26) https://youtu.be/Qkxj2RslljcTry to catch some of the hobbies that these British people have. Listen several times