A hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one’s leisure time. Hobbies can include collecting themed items and objects, engaging in creative and artistic pursuits, playing sports, or pursuing other amusements. A list of hobbies is lengthy and always changing as interests and fashions change. By continually participating in a particular hobby, one can acquire substantial skill and knowledge in that area. Engagement in hobbies has increased since the late nineteenth century as workers have more leisure time and advancing production and technology have provided more support for leisure activities. As some hobbies have become less popular, like stamp collecting, others have been created following technological advances, like video games.
Today, we are will learn English with the common topic :
1. What do you do in your free time ?
=> Well, in my spare time/leisure time, I often amuse myself by watching movies because it brings me a sense of relaxation and some films are very entertaining. Sometime, I go to the movie with my friend or family to enjoy our spare/leisure time at the weekend.
spare time/leisure time/time off : free time
2. What hobbies are popular in your country ?
=> To tell you the truth, honestly speaking the most common hobby in my country is listening to music. Almost people are really into this hobby. This could be because music plays an important part for many people and they get so much from it. It helps them blow my mind/let my hair down/chill-out and they may a develop a taste of music.
blow my mind/let my hair down/chill-out : relax
3. What hooby would you like to try in your future ?
=> The hobby I really like to have a go at in my future is travelling around the world. It is supposed that travelling helps me get in touch diversified cultures. From that I can broaden my knowledge and nuture myself. I think I will help survival skills after the trip.
to have a go at: try
4. Is hobby important? Why
=> Absolutely, I think hobby is very extremely important because it can helps you relax yourself after the whold day work or study. It also can calm you down and give you comfort when you are frustrated, you know; like a stress.