Sports and Hobbies

Below is a video about some of the things people in Spain do in their free time (pasatiempos = pastimes)  Watch it.  How much of it can you understand after completing our unit on sports and hobbies?


Below is a list of some of the words and phrases that we learn in this unit about sports and hobbies.

tiempo libre – free time

los deportes – sports

¿Qué haces en tu tiempo libre?  – What do you do in your free time?

Practico la natación.  – I swim.

Juego al fútbol. – I play football.

el baloncesto – basketball

el badminton – badminton

el voleibol – volleyball

la gimasia – gymnastics

el atletismo – athletics (track and field)

el patinaje – skating

el patinaje sobre hielo – ice skating

el esquí – skiing

la vela – sailing

el golf – golf

la equitación – horseback riding

Escucho música. – I listen to music.

Hago los deberes.  – I do homework.

Veo la televisión. – I watch television.

Voy al cine. – I go to the cinema.

Leo libros. – I read books.

Juego con los videojuegos. – I play videogames.

Voy al polideportivo. – I go to the sports center.

¿Qué te gusta hacer en tu tiempo libre? – What do you like to do in your free time?

Me gusta navegar por internet. – I like to surf the web.

Me gusta mandar mensajes. – I like to send text messages.

Me gusta ir de compras. – I like to go shopping.

Me gusta tocar la guitarra. – I like to play the guitar.

Me gusta practicar el buceo.  – I like to scuba/snorkel.

Me gusta bailar. – I like to dance.

Me gusta cantar. – I like to sing.


Please browse this site for content and resources related to courses in this subject area. Across the top are grade level links, with sub-links to specific units.

To access another subject area or school level, please go to the NIS logo in the upper left hand corner of the screen and choose from the drop-down menu.


NIS Students and Parents:
To access specific assignments and class details, please log in to your Veracross portal.
To access curriculum plans, please log in to Rubicon Atlas.