Talking about hobbies

When we meet people we often ask about their likes and dislikes. Here are some general questions to ask. .

Asking for information

  • Do you have a hobby?
  • How do you spend your free time?
  • Is there anything that you would like to do in your free time?
  • What do you like doing in your free time?
  • Have you got a lot of friends?
  • What do you do on weekends?
  • Do you like to hang out with your friends?

Sports and games

  • Can you play tennis / football / cricket / etc.?
  • Do you like cricket/ football?
  • Are you good at tennis / cricket / football?
  • Do you practice tennis / cricket every day?
  • Do you enjoy playing tennis / badminton / hockey / etc.?
  • How long have you been playing tennis / football / etc.?
  • Who do you play tennis / football with?

Books and reading

  • Do you like reading?
  • Who is your favourite writer?
  • What kinds of books do you enjoy reading?

Television, films, music, dance

  • Do you watch films? Who is your favourite actor?
  • What is your favourite TV program?
  • What kind of films do you enjoy?
  • Do you like classical music?
  • Can you sing / dance?