Free time Spare time Off time All of these are just periods of time where we dont have anything really planned, we could do anything with the time Leisure time = Free / Spare / Off time, that I am reserving specifically to do things I like to do, even if I dont know exactly what I will do yet Down time = Free / Spare / Off time that i need to recharge because I am really tired and worn out.
Types of activities Sport and fitness Listening to the music Travelling and sightseeing Art and creativit y To learn somethin g new Meeting with friends To surf the web/ using social networks Just relaxing and stay at home to surf the Web Helping people and animals
Spend time Use your time wisely Take time Save time Kill two birds with one stone Make time Find time Spend your time frivolously Waste time Lose time Kill time
Kinds of activities and locations Outdoor at the park at the beach at the playground in the forest in/on the mountains in the countryside Indoor at home (I am staying at home) at the cinema at the theatre at the mall at a gym at a party
Some reasons why For doing sports be healthy lose some weight Meet new friends Take part in different contests To improve your abilities and gain new skills For doing something connected with art and creativity To express yourself To help other people To share your ideas To make life easier For spending time on the internet To chill out (slang for relax) To meet new people To explore different cultures To find information To kill time For being a couch potato To relax To recharge To restore your health To have enough sleep To procrastinate
to + verb = infinitive Ex I want to eat pizza. The majority of verbs require infinitive When we use modal verbs (must, can, could, should we dont use to) I can walk. He could speak English pretty well. verb+ing = gerund Some verbs require gerund Ex Suddenly everybody stopped talking. I like swimming. (these are such verbs as enjoy, like/dislike, stop, admit, suggest, deny, avoid, keep/keep on, practice)
What are your hobbies? What do you usually do on Sundays? What activities do you often do with friends when you see them? How do you relax? What do you like to do in your free time? What do you like to do in your down time?