What is a hobby?
A hobby can be anything a person likes to do in his spare time. A hobby can provide us with interests, enjoyment, friendship, knowledge and realization. It can be something from which we learn more about ourselves or about the world. It can help a person’s mental and physical health.
looking after animals
interesting: active: healthy:
Hobbies can make you grow as a person.
Read the passage and answer the questions.
1. What is the passage structure ?
2. What is David’s hobby?
writing many other things like playing volleyball
Read again and finish A3 on the book.
? What advantages can hobbies bring to young people? Hobbies can make you grow as a person, develop your interest and help you learn new skills. ? What hobbies does David have? He likes writing, playing volleyball and many other things.
? When did David become a successful writer? After his story about the life of a 16-year-old boy came out as a book in 2012.
? Will David’s new books be successful? Maybe. The passage doesn’t say.
? Read again and complete the table. (导航P71)
what: why reading Make you grow… painting Develop… growing vegetables Help…learn… looking after… The summer of 2010 Back to school
2. Playing volleyball
sailing, climbing; a writing class. (talk; tell; encourage) wrote a story
Reasons: 1. be interested in 2.brought …pleasure and success
it came out as a book. He became a successful young writer.
Many students have hobbies, such as reading…and looking after animals. 1) such as “例如”, 用于列举前面概述过的事物，不需要 用逗号与其它成分隔开。such as 后面跟所列举的名词， 代词或V-ing The shop is selling many things ,_____ school things, food and toys. A. for example B. such as C. like D. Both B and C √
2) look after: take care of “照顾；照看” + sb/sth. His mother has been ill for a long time. He has to ______ at home. A. look at her B. look her after C. look for her √D. look after her
Hobbies can make you grow as a person, develop your interests and help you learn new skills. 1) make sb. do sth. “使某人做某事” Sad movies always make me ____. A. to cry B. crying √C. cry D. cried 2) as--- prep. “作为” He began to teach in that school ____ a math teacher in 2000. A. at √ B. as C. in D. on
3) interests --- 在此为可数名词指不同的“爱好” . interest 用作不可数名词时“兴趣”，用作动词是
“使（人）发生兴趣”。 interesting---- 事物本身使人产生兴趣
interested --- 某人对某事感兴趣 真题回放：This book is very ____ and I am ______ in it. A。 interest, interest B. interesting; interested √ C. interested; interesting D. interested; interested
4) help sb. (to) do sth