Sample Lesson
What's Your Hobby?
Ruth Devlin

August 10 – Medium

People’s lives are busy. They work or go to school most of the time. But when they have time to relax, they enjoy hobbies. Some people collect something for a hobby. They might collect key chains. They might collect model cars. They might even collect sneakers! Rocks are also popular to collect. Some are very pretty. Others are interesting shapes or colors. People like to show their collections to others and talk about them. Collecting things is a lot of fun.


Conversation A

(in the studio)

James: What a busy week! I’m tired. I worked a lot.

Tina: Me, too. But I still made time to enjoy my hobbies.

James: What are your hobbies?

Tina: I collect rocks. That’s just one of my hobbies.

James: Nice!

Tina: It’s a really fun hobby. I have rocks of many interesting shapes and colors.

James: Can I see them sometime?

Tina: Sure!


Conversation B

James: I collect something, too.

Tina: You do? What?

James: I collect sneakers. I’m wearing one of my newest pairs. See?

Tina: Fun! How many pairs do you have?

James: I have about 60.

Tina: Wow!

James: I also collect key chains. I have a collection of more than 200 of them.

Tina: That’s a lot.

James: I know. And I’ll get more. It’s fun to collect things.



1. What does Tina collect?

2. Do you collect something? What is it?