Why Do You Like Music?

General English, Speaking Lessons
A1 Beginner
Question Words
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Listening
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Illustrative examples for an English lesson for adults discussing various hobbies and activities for leisure time, with a focus

Lesson Description

Are you having a whale of a time? In this lesson, students will discuss various hobbies and activities to do in their free time. This lesson features audio of an interview about going out on the weekend and doing things at home. Students will also learn and practice question words and vocabulary relating to this topic. This lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • To discuss various hobbies and activities to do in your free time

  • To learn and practice question words

  • To develop speaking and listening skills

  • To learn and use new vocabulary relating to the topic


Listen to the audio to find out how people spend their free time. Some individuals are party animals, and others are game nerds. Which one are you? How do you spend your spare time?

Audio Transcript

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

movies [noun]: movie theater, a building where you go to watch films
magazine [noun]: a thin book published every week or month, that has colorful pages with articles and pictures
board game [noun]: any game played on a board; players move pieces in different ways on a board (e.g., checkers or chess)
go out [noun]: to leave a room or building, often to do something for entertainment
statistics [noun]: a collection of numerical facts or measurements (e.g., about people or weather)
podcast [noun]: a digital Audio or Video file, usually part of a series, placed on the Internet for people to listen to or watch
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