University English: the blog for ESL students

April 1, 2013

Unit 2: Interests

Filed under: Uncategorized — richardlstansfield @ 12:24 am

Page 12, Exercise 1

Answers

1. What are your hobbies?
2. What else do you enjoy doing in your free time?
3. Can you play a musical instrument?
4. Are you good at sports?
5. Are you interested in learning new things?

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Verb Forms

Page 13, Exercise 2

infinitive = to + basic verb

e.g. to whistle

gerund = basic verb + -ing

e.g. whistling

* can/can’t + basic verb

* like + infinitive/gerund

love + infinitive/gerund

hate + infinitive/gerund

prefer + infinitive/gerund

* would like/I’d like + infinitive

* enjoy + gerund

* preposition + gerund

e.g. I’m good at drawing people.

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Page 13, Exercise 2, Part A

Answers

1. Can you whistle?

2. Do you enjoy cooking?

3. Are you good at skating?

4. Do you like playing/to play board games?

5. Can you swim?

6. Are you interested in joining a meditation class?

7. Do you prefer exercising/to exercise alone or with friends?

8. Would you like to learn a martial art?

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Other Music Genres

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0a4cZHpOvOE

–> acapella

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgWqPUrqjSI

–> blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_izvAbhExY

–> disco

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISEoXdHb4W4

–> electronica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ObNYnFg8h4

–> heavy metal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SduKEG0hMso

–> gospel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2NEU6Xf7lM

–> hymns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiFTXckh0zU

–> new age

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k08yxu57NA

–> opera

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFwkv14u3b4

–> punk rock

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tC5IiYpozuE

–> R & B (rhythm and blues)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5FCdx7Dn0o

–> reggae

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtiSaF_oqP4

–> soul

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5p_U8J0iRQ

–> Gregorian chant

(also

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvbQE5tygXk

compare to

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BakWVXHSug

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