Percakapan Tentang Hobby dan Kegiatan di waktu senggang

Sebelum kita masuk ke contoh-contoh percakapan tentang hobby dan kegiatan di waktu senggang, berikut adalah ungkapan-ungkapan standar yang perlu Anda ketahui.
  • How do you spend your spare time? (Bagaimana Anda menggunakan waktu luang Anda? Bagaimana Anda menghabiskan waktu luang Anda? Apa yang Anda kerjakan di waktu luang?)
  • What are your hobbies? (Apa hobi Anda?)
  • How many hobbies do you have? (Punya hobi apa saja?)
  • Do you go fishing in your spare time? (Apakah Anda pergi mancing di waktu luang Anda?)
  • How much spare time have you got and how do you spend it? (Berapa banyak waktu luang yang Anda miliki dan bagaimana Anda menggunakannya?)
  • Doing anything special in your spare time? (Anda akan melakukan sesuatu yang spesial di waktu luang Anda?)
  • Do you have much spare time after work? (Anda punya banyak waktu luang setelah kerja?)
  • Are there people who have no spare time at all? (Adakah orang yang tidak punya waktu luang sama sekali?)
Contoh-contoh Percakapan Tentang Hobby

Lia  : Hi, Dave. May I know what your hobbies are?
Dave : Sure. I have only a couple of hobbies: biking, jogging and swimming. I do all those things just for fun. What about you, Lia? What hobbies do you have?
Lia  : I've got some hobbies but my favorite one is cooking. It's a lot of fun doing it. I've got lots of how-to-cook books.
Dave : How did you get all those books? Did you buy them?
Lia  : I bought a few of them. Most are a kind of collections taken from the internet.

Percakapan Tentang Spare Time and Leisure Time

Mira : It seems to me that you have more spare time in the afternoon. How do you spend it, John?
John  : Nothing really special that I do in my spare time.I never schedule it. It all depends on what's on my mind. If I feel like going out, I usually go to shopping centers just to window-shop. Or I go to Gramedia Bookstore to see if there are new books. That's all.
Mira: Why don't you join a recreational activity like jogging clubs that meet once a week?
John : Well, you know I am not really for it simply because I don't like physical activities. I know it's good for health. How do you spend your leisure time, Mira?
Mira : I go the gym or go to the swimming pool near my house. Sometimes, I go cycling for 5 to 6 km.

Robby: I used to go to the beach on weekends when I lived in Lampung. Now I can only go cycling around the city because the city I live in now has no beaches. There are beaches but they are too far out.
Mary: You are lucky you still have time to enjoy your weekend. I love beaches. It's great to be able to lie down on the sandy beach or just to walk along enjoying the scenery. For me, being able to do that is only my dream. I mean, I never have to to do it.
Robby: You don't have to go to the beach to enjoy your weekend. Being with your family at home can be a lot of fun.