Q1: Do you have any hobbies?
Well, everyone has their own leisure pursuits, and mine is reading. The book I’m reading at the moment is The Godfather by renowned author Mario Puzo. It’s a classic, really, and I’d really recommend it.
Leisure pursuit (noun) hobby
Q2: Is it important to have a hobby?
Definitely! I mean nowadays life is getting more and more hectic, so people are constantly under an enormous amount of stress. That’s why it’s necessary to get into some recreational activities to unwind and just forget about life for a minute, you know?
Q3: Is it harmful to spend too much time on a hobby?
Yes, I believe spending excessive time on a hobby may have an adverse effect on people. You may end up having not enough time for your priorities like family or work. For example, it’s easy for me to lose myself in books and neglect the deadlines at work.
End up doing something (phrase) to be in a particular place or state
Q4: What free-time activities would you like to try in the future?
I would love to have a crack at extreme sports in the future, maybe ski-diving. It looks like a blast and I think I will get a real kick out of free falling from enormous heights.
Have a crack at (phrase) to try to do somethin
Blast (noun) a thrill
Get a real kick out of (doing) something (phrase) it means to enjoy something very much