Changing Leisure Activities
Leisure leisure: US: [ˈleʒər] UK: [ˈleʒə(r)] n. 休闲；闲暇；空闲 adj. 闲暇的 activities are the kinds of things people like to do to relax and enjoy themselves enjoy oneself: 玩得开心；过得愉快 when they are not working or going to school. Leisure activities play an important part in play an important part in: 在…方面起重要作用 people’s lives. In the past in the past: 在过去, there were few leisure activities. Children often got together to play hidehide: US: [haɪd] UK: [haɪd] v. 藏；掩盖；躲避；遮住-and-seekhide-and-seek:捉迷藏游戏. People met to play cards play cards:打纸牌 or chess chess: US: [tʃes] UK: [tʃes] n. 【体】国际象棋； in the street. Few people had chances to travel. Watching operas and listening to the radio radio: US: [ˈreɪdioʊ] UK: [ˈreɪdiəʊ] n. 无线电广播；无线电广播节目；收音机；无线电传送 were the main activities in their spare spare: US: [sper] UK: [speə(r)] v. 抽出；匀出；饶恕；不遗余力 adj. 不用的；闲置的；备用的；外加的 time in one’s spare time: 在某人的空闲时间；在某人业余时间.
Since the reform and opening-up, Chinese people have had more time to spend on various kinds of leisure activities. A lot of people love both to play and to watch team sports like basketball or football. Many people stay at home having a rest, reading books and watching TV. Young people like to play games on computers or chat on the Internet. In recent recent:US: [ˈrisənt] UK: [ˈriːs(ə)nt] adj. 近来的；新近的 years, more and more people love to travel during vacation. They go to visit some places of interest places of interest: 名胜古迹, and some people even make a tour abroad abroad: US: [əˈbrɔd] UK: [əˈbrɔːd] adv. 国外；海外；出国；到国外 to see the world. Chinese people now have the time and chance to do more kinds of leisure activities.
|↑1||leisure: US: [ˈleʒər] UK: [ˈleʒə(r)] n. 休闲；闲暇；空闲 adj. 闲暇的|
|↑2||enjoy oneself: 玩得开心；过得愉快|
|↑3||play an important part in: 在…方面起重要作用|
|↑4||in the past: 在过去|
|↑5||hide: US: [haɪd] UK: [haɪd] v. 藏；掩盖；躲避；遮住|
|↑8||chess: US: [tʃes] UK: [tʃes] n. 【体】国际象棋；|
|↑9||radio: US: [ˈreɪdioʊ] UK: [ˈreɪdiəʊ] n. 无线电广播；无线电广播节目；收音机；无线电传送|
|↑10||spare: US: [sper] UK: [speə(r)] v. 抽出；匀出；饶恕；不遗余力 adj. 不用的；闲置的；备用的；外加的|
|↑11||in one’s spare time: 在某人的空闲时间；在某人业余时间|
|↑12||recent:US: [ˈrisənt] UK: [ˈriːs(ə)nt] adj. 近来的；新近的|
|↑13||places of interest: 名胜古迹|
|↑14||abroad: US: [əˈbrɔd] UK: [əˈbrɔːd] adv. 国外；海外；出国；到国外|