Gateway 1 unit 4 : Leisure activities

leisure activities
leisure activities



Gateway 1 unit 4: Leisure activities

Leisure activities are the activities that people do in their free time . They are the activities that they enjoy . Leisure activities can be indoor , outdoor or both of them .they help use reduce the stress of our daily life , have a good mood or a state of mind .

  • Vocabulary of the unit

Indoor activities Outdoor activities Both
1.     Cooking

2.     Using the internet

3.     Watching tv

4.     Chatting on the net

1.     Gardening

2.     Playing football

3.     Jogging

4.     Going to the cinema

5.     Shopping

1.     Cooking

2.     Listening to music

3.     Reading

4.     Playing chess

Positive emotions or feeling   Negative  emotions or feeling
 Nouns Joy – gaiety – delight – cheerfulness – merriment – vivacity – calm – satisfaction – enthusiasm – optimism – jubilation Nouns


Anger – despair – depression – loneliness – sadness – frustration – worry – fear
Adjectives Motivated-amused-Hopeful-cautious-happy-confident-ecstatic-fascinated-relaxed Adjectives disgusted-shocked-Lonely-annoyed-frightened-enraged-frustrated-anxious-mischievous-smug


  1. Adjectives ending with “ed” or “ing”

  • We use adjectives that end up with “ed” to express : feelings and emotions
  • We use adjectives that end up with “ing” to describe : activities and places


Ex :   we feel motivated and amused in the English class , because we find it interesting

She felt tired after working hard all day.

The park is a fascinating place you go to.


  • Grammar

  • “Too” or  “enough”

Use:Too and enough indicate degree. They are used with adjectives.

·         Too means more than what is needed.

·         Enough means sufficient.

Example: He is too old to play football with the kids.
You’re not working 
fast enough
I don’t have enough time.
He has too many friends.
She has got too much patience
  • Future tense : “be going to” and  “will”

    • ¨ Be going to”

                                                                 Be going to
Usage example
    ¨  Planned action or intention Bill is going to study information technology
    ¨  Prediction based on physical evidence There are thick clouds in the sky .it’s going to rain


Affirmative  Subject + be going to + verb(infinitive) Ex:     He is going to see Bill this evening
negative Subject + be not going to + verb(infinitive) Ex:      He is not going to see Bill this evening
interrogative be + Subject +  going to + verb(infinitive) Ex:     is He going to see Bill this evening?


  • ¨ will

Usage example
prediction It will rain tomorrow
Scheduled events The football match will start at 3:00 p.m.
promises I’ll telephone you after class
Making offers I’ll make you some coffee


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