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Updated: Aug 31, 2021

Book & Unit: Engage 2, Unit 1 Objectives: hobbies , talking about your hobbies and interests Let's learn!

A. Hobbies ? What are hobbies ?

Hobbies are activities you do regularly for pleasure in your free time

e.g. I do yoga in my free time.

B. Interest ? What are interests?

Interests are the things that you want to learn more about or topics you you like to talk about.

e.g. : Watching videos on YouTube is one of my interests.

Part 1

Answering the questions below:

What is your hobby?

What sort of hobbies do you have?

What do you like doing?

What do you do in your free time


Part 2

Read the text and choose the correct answer:

Mary's Hobbies and Interests.

Mary has a lot of hobbies and interests. She usually gets up early so she can run before work. She doesn't often have time to ski, but she occasionally goes on Saturdays during the winter. Mary often rides a horse at a stable near here home. She sometimes goes after work, but she usually goes horseback riding on Sundays. She loves music. She always goes to choir practice on Wednesday evenings and sings in church on Sundays. She doesn't have much extra money, so she rarely goes to concerts in the city. She seldom watches TV because she likes doing things outside. She usually goes to the gym if it's raining outside. She isn't often alone because she has a lot of friends. She occasionally does something alone, but she usually does her activities with one of her friends. She's a happy woman! Now, Select the best alternative according to the reading.

1. Why does she usually get up early?

a) She gets up early to run before work In the USA

b) She gets up early to go to work.

c) She gets up early to have breakfast.

2. How often does she ski?

a) She often skis

b) She occasionally skis in winter.

c) She rarely skis in winter.

3. How often does she ride a horse?

a) She rarely skis in winter

b) She often rides a horse

c) She often rides a horse

4. When doe she usually go horseback riding?

a) She usually goes horseback riding after work.

b) She usually goes horseback riding on Saturdays.

c) She usually goes horseback riding on Sundays.

5. What kind of music does she like doing?

a) Playing the violin

b) Singing

c) Playing the piano

6. How often does she go to concerts in the city?

a) Every Sunday

b) Rarely

c) Never

7. How often does she watch TV?

a) She usually watches TV every night.

b) She seldom watches TV.

c) She never watches TV.

8. What does she usually do if it's raining?

a) She goes outside.

b) She goes to the gym.

c) She calls friends.

9. How often is she alone?

a) She is often alone.

b) She isn't often alone.

c) She is usually alone.

10. How often does she do something alone?

a) She never does something alone.

b) She occasionally does something alone.

c) She always does something alone.


Part 3

Jack is telling his mother about his friends from school and their different hobbies.

Listening and answer the questions below:

1.Which is each person’s favorite hobby? Listen and write a letter in each name. There is one example.


Ben = D

Sally =

Tom =

Charlie =

Ann =

Bill =

2. What did Jack do on Saturday?

3. What does Sally love ?

4. Where did Jack and Ann go yesterday ?

5. What did Charlie want ?


Let's Practice!

Talk about your hobbies and interests. Make a video of your speaking.

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