Những chủ đề như Hobbies, Interest và Sport là những chủ đề rất thường gặp trong bài nghe IELTS. Đó là những sở thích, niềm vui và những môn thể thao giải trí mà bạn yêu thích. Hôm nay hãy cùng IELTS Vietop tìm hiểu về chúng và các chủ điểm liên quan nhé.
Hobby (sở thích): Là những hoạt động được thực hiện thường xuyên vì niềm vui thích của một người nào đó, nhất là trong thời gian rảnh rỗi của họ. Còn Interest ( sự quan tâm, hứng thú) được giải thích là sự tò mò, khát khao được hiểu / tìm hiểu về một số lĩnh vực nào đó.
Hobby có thể là reading books (đọc sách), swimming (bơi lội), playing guitar (chơi đàn ghi-ta). Còn Interest có thể là Calligraphy (nghệ thuật viết chữ), travelling (du lịch), artificial intelligence (trí thông minh nhân tạo).
Tóm lại, hobby là những hoạt động hằng ngày có tần suất thực hiện và khả năng thực hiện dễ hơn interest.
- Một số sở thích
- Một số interest
Ví dụ trong IELTS Listening
Answer the questions below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
7. What does the student particularly like to eat?
8. What sport does the student play?
9. What mode of transport does the student prefer?
10. When will the student find out her homestay address?
Okay ... Do you have any preference for a family with children or without children?
I prefer... 1 mean I like young children, but I’d like to be with older Q5 people . ... you know ... adults ... someone around my age.
Okay, and what about pets?
I am a veterinarian so that’s fine ... the more the better. Q6
All right, now what about you? Are you a vegetarian or do you have any special food requirements?
No, I am not a vegetarian . . . but I don’t eat a lot of meat. . . I really Q7 like seafood.
And what are your hobbies?
I like reading and going to the movies.
Do you play any sports?
Yes, I joined the handball team, but I didn’t like that... so I stopped playing. Now I play tennis on the weekend with my friends ...Q8
Al right, let’s see, name, age, now the location. Are you familiar with the public transport system?
No . . . I’m not really because I have been living on campus . . . I’ve been to the city a few times on the bus, but they are always late.
What about the trains?
I like catching the train . .. they are much faster ... Q9
Now, let me go check on the computer and see who I’ve got. .. Listen, leave it with me . . . I’ll check my records and I’ll give you details this afternoon. Q1O
Thank you for helping me . . .
It’s a pleasure. Bye.
What advantage does the speaker mention for each of the following physical activities
Choose SIX answers from the box and write the correct letter, A—G next to each question.
A. not dependent on season
C. low risk of injury
D. fitness level unimportant
F. fast results
11. using a gym ...............
12. running ...............
13. swimming ...............
14. cycling ...............
15. doing yoga ...............
16. training with a personal trainer ...............
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So if you're one of those people who hasn't found the perfect physical activity yet, here are some things to think about which might help you make the right decision for you. The first question to ask yourself is whether you would enjoy training in a gym many people are put off by the idea of having to fit a visit to the gym into their busy day.  You often have to go very early or late as some gyms can get very crowded but with regular training you'll see a big difference in a relatively short space of time.
Running has become incredibly popular in recent years. That's probably got a lot to do with the fact that  it's a very accessible form of exercise anyone can run even if you can only run a few meters to begin with but make sure you get the right shoes it's worth investing in a high quality pair and they don't come cheap another great thing about running is that you can do it at any time of day or night the only thing that may stop you is snow and ice.
Swimming is another really good way to build Fitness what attracts many people is that  you can swim in an indoor pool at any time of year on the other hand it can be quite boring or solitary it's hard to chat to people while you're swimming lengths.
 Cycling has become almost as popular as running in recent years that's probably because as well as improving their fitness many people say being out in the fresh air in a park or in the countryside can be fun provided the conditions are right of course only fanatics go out in the wind and rain.
 Yoga is a good choice for those of you looking for exercise which focuses on developing both a healthy mind and body it's a good way of building strength and with the right instructor there's less chance of hurting yourself than with other more active sports but don't expect to find it easy; it can be surprisingly challenging especially for people who aren't very flexible
 Getting a personal trainer is a good way to start your fitness program. Obviously, there can be significant costs involved but if you've got someone there to encourage you and help you achieve your goals you're less likely to give up make sure you get someone with a recognised qualification though or you could do yourself permanent damage.