Lesson 22: Free Time Activities


Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜

  • K: What do you do in your free time? πŸ“˜
  • D: I like to read and listen to music. πŸ“˜
  • K: I like to play sports and watch TV. πŸ“˜
  • D: Do you go out with your friends? πŸ“˜
  • K: I go out with my friends on the weekends. πŸ“˜





Using do, play, and go with sports and activities. πŸ“˜




1. Do is used when talking about a recreational activity or a non-team sport that does not use a ball. πŸ“˜

  • I do karate.
  • She does ballet.
  • We do yoga.


2. “Play” is used with ball sports or competitive games where we play against another person. πŸ“˜

  • Kevin plays rugby.
  • I play football.
  • Do you play tennis?


3. Go is used with activities that end -ing. We go somewhere to do something. πŸ“˜

  • Dorothy goes swimming.
  • I go hiking.
  • Do you like to go walking?




Go over the vocabulary and below with your tutor. πŸ“˜

listen πŸ“˜
music πŸ“˜
sports πŸ“˜
friend πŸ“˜
play πŸ“˜
study πŸ“˜
weekend πŸ“˜
go out πŸ“˜
musical instrument πŸ“˜
time πŸ“˜




Write or say 3 free time activities you like to do. πŸ“˜

  • Example: I like to play an instrument.
  • ___________________.
  • ___________________.
  • ___________________.


Fill in the blank with the correct phrasal verb. πŸ“˜

  • We go out at night.
  • ________ your shoes.
  • Your train is about to leave. You need to ______ it now.
  • You can useΒ a dictionary to ______Β a word’s meaning.
  • I Β ________Β meeting you in person.




Fill in the blank with do, play, or go. πŸ“˜

  • I like to play chess.
  • Kevin _____ running in the morning.
  • My sister _____ volleyball.
  • We _____ dancing on the weekends.
  • They _____ judo.


Fill in the blank with the correct vocabulary word from the table above. πŸ“˜

  • I play the guitar. It is a musical instrument.
  • She likes to __________ to music.
  • His dad likes to ________ sports.
  • We need to _______ for lunch soon.
  • My ________ studies every night.



Discussion Questions

  • What do you do in your free time?
  • Which sports do you like to play?
  • Do you prefer reading or going to the movies? Why?
  • Do you prefer spending time with family or with friends? Why?




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