Hobbies

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Vocabulary for IELTS (Basic) - Lesson 9

Vocabulary for IELTS (Basic)
climbing
climbingnoun

‌the sport of climbing rocks or mountains

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drawing
drawingnoun

the activity or art of making drawings with a pen or pencil

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fishing
fishingnoun

the activity of catching fish, as a sport or business

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gardening
gardeningnoun

the job or activity of working in a garden

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hiking
hikingnoun

the activity of taking long walks in the country or mountains for pleasure

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jogging
joggingnoun

the activity of running slowly and steadily, especially for exercise

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knitting
knittingnoun

the skill or act of making clothing, etc. from wool or other type of thread using a machine or a pair of long thin special needles

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leisure
leisurenoun

time when one is not working and can relax and do things one enjoys

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oil paintingnoun

the art or technique of painting with oil paint

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photography
photographynoun

the activity of taking and processing photographs

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pottery
potterynoun

the skill or activity of making dishes, pots, etc. using clay

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sewingnoun

the skill or practice of making or repairing clothes or decorating items made of cloth with a needle and thread

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calligraphynoun

the art or act of producing beautiful handwriting using a special pen or brush

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embroiderynoun

the activity of decorating a piece of fabric with patterns sewn into it

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pastime
pastimenoun

an enjoyable activity that a person regularly does when they are not working

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collector
collectornoun

someone who collects things, as a job or hobby

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skateboarding
skateboardingnoun

the sport or activity of riding a skateboard

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poetrynoun

poems in general or as a whole

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to explore
to exploreverb

to visit places one has never seen before

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clubbing
clubbingnoun

the act or activity of regularly going out to nightclubs

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yoganoun

a Hindu philosophy that focuses on mental and physical exercises which allow someone to be more conscious and united with the spirit of the universe

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basketrynoun

the activity or craft of making baskets

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to craft
to craftverb

to skilfully make something, particularly with the hands

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cookerynoun

the skill or activity of preparing food

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birdwatching
birdwatchingnoun

the activity or hobby of studying birds by observing them in their natural surroundings

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horseback riding
horseback ridingnoun

the sport or activity of riding on the back of horses

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riding
ridingnoun

the state or act of a person who rides a horse

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sculpturenoun

the art of making solid figures or objects by shaping and carving wood, clay, stone, etc.

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drama
dramanoun

a play for the theater, television or radio

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hobby
hobbynoun

an activity that we enjoy doing in our free time

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painting
paintingnoun

the act or art of making pictures, using paints

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handicraftnoun

the activity or craft of making objects by hand in an attractive and skillful way

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