Speaking: Discussion Questions

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  • What do you think of when you hear the word “hobbies”?
  • Did you have any hobbies when you were a child? What were they?
  • What are your hobbies now?
  • What’s the most dangerous hobby you can think of? Would you like to give it a go?
  • What’s the most common hobby in your family? What do you think of it?
  • What are the most popular things to do in your country? Which ones do you enjoy?
  • What activity would you most like to try in the
    future? Why?
  • What’s the difference between a hobby and a sport?
  • Have you ever made money from a hobby? Would you like to?
  • What’s the strangest hobby you’ve heard of?
  • Do you think people need hobbies?
  • Have you ever been to a convention where
    you met other hobbyists? Would you like to?
  • Should language-learning be fun? Can it be a hobby?
  • What’s the most expensive hobby you can think of? Would you like to try it?
  • When you were a child, were you an indoor or an outdoor person ? What about now?
  • Would you like to spend more or less time a week on your hobbies?
  • What got you interested in your hobbies?
  • How would your life be different if you gave
    up your favourite hobby?
  • Are your family proud of your hobby or a little embarrassed?
  • What advice would you give someone who wanted to take up your favourite hobby?

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