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Pastimes (General)

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The Revision Bite will give you practise in listening on the topic of Pastimes.

Pastimes

Here are some typical listening exam multiple-choice questions to help you improve your Listening Skills.

Read the questions carefully before you begin, then listen to the audio to hear the important information.

Màiri and Anne are at home discussing their pastimes. Listen to what they have to say and answer the questions. Listen to the audio to hear their conversation.

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Question

What does Màiri ask Anne?

Answer

What are your favourite pastimes?

cur-seachad - pastime

cur-seachadan - pastimes

Sometimes you think you don’t know the meaning of a word, but it may simply be that it is the plural of a word you already know.

Putting –an onto the end of a word is one of the most common ways of forming a plural.

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Question

What is Anne’s response to Màiri’s question?

Answer

I like football and music, but I don’t like athletics.

Is toigh leam - I like

Cha toigh leam - I don’t like

An toigh leat? - Do you like?

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Question

When does Màiri carry out her pastimes?

Answer

On Saturday morning she plays football for the school and in the evening watches television.

Remember the times of the day:

madainn - morning

meadhan-latha - midday

feasgar - afternoon or early evening

oidhche - night

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