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Today we are learning how to say, "What do you like to do in your free time?" in Chinese.
Here is the question and answer:
Nǐ kòngyú shíjiān xǐhuan zuò shénme?
What do you like to do in your free time?
A: 我喜欢学中文。 Wǒ xǐhuan xué zhōngwén. I like to learn Chinese.
Just replace the 学中文 in the answer above to tell about your own personal interests. Here are some pastimes that will work well with this pattern:
书法 － Shūfǎ － calligraphy
爬山 － Páshān – hiking/mountain climbing
电子游戏 - Diànzǐ yóuxì – video games
做饭 － Zuò fàn - cooking
跳舞－ Tiàowǔ - dancing
唱歌 － Chànggē - singing
画画－ Huà huà - drawing
喝酒－ Hē jiǔ - drinking
吃饭 － Chīfàn - eating
看电影 － Kàn diànyǐng – watching movies
养花 － Yǎng huā - gardening
听音乐－ Tīng yīnyuè – listening to music
拍照－ Pāizhào - photography
看书－ Kàn shū – reading books
体育－ Tǐyù - sports
上网－ Shàngwǎng – surfing online
聊天－ Liáotiān - chatting
旅游－ Lǚyóu – travelling
散步－ Sànbù - walking
看电视－Kàn diànshì – watching TV
逛商店－ Guàng shāngdiàn – window shopping
长跑－ Chángpǎo – jogging
打篮球－ Dǎ lánqiú – playing basketball
打棒球－ Dǎ bàngqiú – playing basebal
l 踢橄榄球－Tī gǎnlǎnqiú – playing football
踢足球－ Tī zúqiú – playing soccer
打曲棍球－ Dǎ qūgùnqiú – playing hockey
打网球－ Dǎ wǎngqiú – playing tennis
打排球－ Dǎ páiqiú – play volleyball
游泳－ Yóuyǒng - swimming
练功夫－ Liàn gōngfu – practicing kung fu
搞举重－ Gǎo jǔzhòng – lifting weights
露营－ Lùyíng - camping
钓鱼－ Diào yú - fishing
攀岩－ Pānyán – rock climbling
划船－ Huáchuán - rowing
滑雪－ Huáxuě - skiing
锻炼－ Duànliàn – working out
弹吉他－ tan2 jítā – playing guitar
弹钢琴－ tan2 gāngqín – playing piano
Check out this link below to learn a little more about how to talk about hobbies. http://www.learnchineseabc.com/lesson13-hobbies-in-chinese-pinyin.htm
So now it’s your turn. Let us know about what you like to do in your free time in the reply below.
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