I am very fond of music. When I am free, I often listen to my favorite songs from an old cassette recorder. At weekends, I usually go to music shops in the downtown areas to buy good CDs. Of the famous pop singers, I prefer Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Madona and Paul MC Cartney.
I also spend an hour after dinner watching news and documentary programmes. I particularly enjoy the program "The World Here and There" because it broadens my knowledge of nature and human civilizations.
I think that my hobbies are very useful. They widen my knowledge, relax my mind, and make me feel better about myself. My favorite hobby is playing drums. I spend a lot
of my free time playing drums. I started learning to
play drums when I was 9 years old. I played in my
school’s band. When I was 12, I got a private drum
teacher and started to really enjoy playing.
My parents bought me a
drum set and I started
practicing every day
after school. It was
very loud, but my
complained. I improved
a lot, and playing drums
has been my favorite
hobby ever since.
Now, I play drums in a band with my friend Dan, who
plays guitar. We write songs, perform, and practice
twice a week. It’s still as fun as it was when I first