1.) What are you interested in? What are your hobbies? What are your interests? (All three questions basically mean the same thing.)
"I'm obsessed with Japanese animation. My friends tease me a lot about it."
2.) What do you do in your free time?
"I love watching animation and downloading comics books. I collect everything related to Naruto."
3.) What are most people in your age group interested in?
"I'd have to say most people in my age group are interested in watching videos online at sites like Youtube and Afreecatv."
4.) How long have your been watching animation for?
I've been watching animation for over ten years. "I've seen every episode of Naruto from every season. I also love watching Naruto reruns."
5.) What hobbies or interests did you used to have? Why do you think you grew out of it?
"I was an avid reader when I was younger. I guess I grew out of it because I didn't like being trapped up indoors."
6.) Are there any hobbies you would like to explore in the future?
"When I am financially stable, I'd like to try deep sea fishing. I'd love to own my own fishing boat one day."
If these topic questions are too easy, try this:Cambridge Vocabulary for IELTS Advanced Band 6.5+ with Answers and Audio CD
1.) What are some interests or hobbies that are often associated with wealthy people?
"That's hard to say since I don't interact with people from those circles."
2.) What are some hobbies or activities that people with limited income can enjoy in their free time?
"Korea has many great bike trails and hiking trails to enjoy for free or at a very affordable price."
3.) Tell me about some cool places to hang out and kill some time. Why is it cool?
"My city has a popular district associated with university and college students. It's popular because you can get some good food at a good price and find some really cozy bars that offer a wide variety of draft beer."
1.) Do you have an artistic side? Are you musically inclined?
I have no inclination towards music, due to my stubby fingers.
2.) Some people love arts and crafts. How is your handwriting? Have you ever tried calligraphy?
I have excellent penmanship. However, no one really writes letters anymore.
3.) While many people don't have hobbies they are active within their community. Are you a member of any clubs or programs? Do you volunteer?
I volunteer at an orphanage several times a month and I used to volunteer at an animal shelter. I think helping people comes first.
Match the words from column 1 with the best-suited answer in column 2.
|Column 1||Column 2|
|1.)obsessed||a.) thick and short|
|2.) stubby||b.) has money|
|3.) district||c.) warm and comfortable|
|4.) calligraphy||d.) always thinking about|
|5.) hard to say||e.) spend time with|
|6.) financially stable||f.) laugh at someone|
|7.) cozy||g.) can't decide, not sure|
|8.) hang out||h.) handwriting|
|9.) tease||i.) enthusiastic|
|10.) avid||j.) neighborhood|
1.) Were you ever teased while growing up? What were you teased about?
2.) What is a popular district in your city for artistic people?
3.) Where do you usually hang out with friends?
4.) Are you financially stable or on a limited income?
5.) What interests do you share with your friends? Do you have any hobbies that you do alone?
6.) Are you good with crafts? Do you make anything?
7.) Do any of your circles of friends overlap?
8.) What hobby did you grow out of? Would you like to get back into it?
1.) "bring up": To discuss something specific with someone.
"Remind me to bring up the total costs for this months travel expenses." "I'll bring it up with my Mom next time I see her."
2.) "missed the boat": An opportunity you failed to take that is no longer available.
"Do you think I can still apply for that position at work?" "I'm pretty sure you missed the boat on that one..."