Learn how to talk about free time activities in English.

A cartoon shows you a free time activity with the name of that activity written below it. Each of these basic English phrases is repeated twice.

The 101 free time activities in English that appear in this ESOL lesson are:

I watch TV, I listen to music, I paint, I draw, I dance, I fly a kite, I take photos, I spend time with my family, I take a nap, I write stories, I read a book, I read the newspaper, I read magazines, I read comics, I read news online, I watch videos online, I surf the internet, I check my social media accounts, I send messages to my friends, I chat with my friends, I play cards, I play dominoes, I play scrabble, I play with my dolls, I play with my toys, I play with a frisbee, I play hopscotch, I play rock, paper, scissors, I play on a swing, I play with my dog, I go to the movies / I go to the cinema, I go to a museum, I go to the gym, I go to the park, I go to the beach, I go to a café, I go to the library, I go to the zoo, I go to an amusement park, I go for a walk, I go shopping, I go fishing, I go swimming, I go skateboarding, I go hiking, I go tenpin bowling, I go camping, I go skiing, I go scuba diving, I go rafting, I play sport / I do sport, I play tennis, I play soccer/I play football, I play cricket, I play basketball, I play chess, I play video games, I play with friends, I play board games, I play darts, I play in a band, I play the piano, I play the guitar, I play the drums, I play the trumpet, I play the flute, I play a musical instrument, I sing, I sing karaoke, I whistle, I invent things, I do experiments, I do magic tricks, I do rope courses, I do crosswords, I do the gardening, I do cartwheels, I do yoga, I do pottery, I do jigsaw puzzles, I learn a language, I ride my bike, I ride a horse, I climb mountains, I feed the birds, I jump in puddles, I make a snowman, I look at the stars, I get a massage, I get my nails done, I juggle, I knit, I tell jokes, I have a water fight with friends, I blow bubbles, I relax in a bathtub, I bake cookies and cakes, I collect stamps, I plant trees, I wear costumes, I play roleplaying games

Notice how in this lesson all of these phrases are in the simple present tense and have I (first person singular) as the subject.

See our Free English lesson about Daily Routines here:

English teachers may be interested in our Free Time Activities flashcards that can be used in the classroom. They are available here:

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Another way of saying free time activities is leisure activities.

What do you do in your free time?
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