/ ˈkɒmɪdi /
I mostly go to the theatre to see comedies because they always cheer me up.
/ kənˈtɛmp(ə)r(ər)i ɑːt /
The art gallery in our town exhibits mainly comtemporary art.
/ akt siːn /
The first act of the play I saw last week was quite boring, but fortunately there were some excellent scenes in the other acts.
adaptation of sth
/ adəpˈteɪʃ(ə)n ɒv, (ə)v /
I don't really like it when they screen novels but I must admit I do like the adaptation of Pride and Prejudice with Keira Knightley.
/ ˈpleɪrʌɪt /
Shakespeare is my favourite playwright and my favourite play is Romeo and Juliet.
lottózik / nyer a lottón
to play/win the lottery
/ pleɪ wɪn ðə ˈlɒt(ə)ri /
I think of playing the lottery as a hobby since the chances of winning it are so slim.
/ ˈbɔːlruːm, -rʊm ˈdɑːnsɪŋ /
I only took up ballroom dancing to keep fit and meet new people, but I've become a great fan of dancing itself.
collector / to collect
/ kəˈlɛktə tuː kəˈlɛkt /
I'm a keen collector of fridge magnets and my sister collects Barbie dolls.
tudományos fantasztikus / sci-fi
science fiction / sci-fi
/ ˈsʌɪəns ˈfɪkʃ(ə)n ˈsʌɪfʌɪ /
I really enjoy science fiction and fantasy novels, and some sci-fi films and series are also quite good.
/ ˈsiːz(ə)n /
The last season at our local theatre was very successful and we are really looking forward to the next one.
/ ɑːt ˈgal(ə)ri /
I bought a membership for our local art gallery because they have marvellous temporary exhibitions.
to do jigsaws/puzzles
/ duː ˈdʒɪgsɔː ˈpʌz(ə)l /
We often do jigsaws and even decorate the walls with the most beautiful ones.
/ ɔːl stɑː kɑːst /
I think American TV series are worth watching nowadays. They often have an all-star cast, and stars as supporting actors, too.
boo sb off the stage
/ buː ɒf ðə steɪdʒ /
It is awful if an actor is so bad that he is booed off the stage, and fantastic when he is so good that the audience rises to applaud him.
documentary about/on sth
/ dɒkjʊˈmɛnt(ə)ri əˈbaʊt ɒn /
When I have time to watch TV, I mostly watch documentaries about animals.
/ kəmˈpəʊzə kɒmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n /
I don't think that a composer is sucessful if you cannot immediately recognize him when hearing the composition.
/ ˈkeɪvɪŋ /
My brother spends all his free time caving and climbing mountains, and I'm always afraid that he'll have an accident.
/ pəˈfɔːm(ə)ns /
Whether I enjoy a play or not depends mostly on the performance, but the audience also adds to the atmosphere.
/ ˈɔːkɪstrə /
You get to see some world-famous orchestras when there is a music festival in our town.
/ ˈbrɛθteɪkɪŋ /
The acrobats gave a breathtaking performance at the circus.
to put on display
/ pʊt ɒn dɪˈspleɪ /
Some fantastic pieces of Egyptian art were put on display at the museum last week.
to play an instrument
/ pleɪ an, ən ˈɪnstrʊm(ə)nt /
Everybody in our family plays a musical instrument: I play the guitar, my sisters play the violin, and my parents play the piano.
/ ˈpɒt(ə)ri /
I took up pottery as a hobby and now my children come to the classes with me.
/ ˈbaleɪ, -li ˈkʌmp(ə)ni /
I'm really glad that we have a great ballet company in our town because I adore ballet.
/ bɛstˈsɛlə(r) /
I always read the latest bestsellers lying on the beach on my summer holidays.
/ ˈblɒkbʌstə /
Some people look down on those who enjoy blockbusters, but I think nowadays they can provide quite meaningful entertainment.
/ ˈwɔːtəkʌlə(r) ɔɪl /
I have been painting watercolours for a few years and started to experiment with oils a couple of months ago.
/ rɒk mjuːˈzɪʃ(ə)n /
My friend is a rock musician and I really enjoy going backstage at his concerts.
/ ədˈmɪʃ(ə)n fiː /
I love visiting museums and galleries, but I cannot always afford the admission fees.
meghív/áthív barátokat vmire
to invite friends round for sth
/ ɪnˈvʌɪt frɛnd raʊnd fɔː, fə /
At weekends we sometimes invite friends round for a barbecue.