Where and how do most British people choose to spend their spare time? Why?. By Yu Zhijie and Xie Aiyi. Generally the greater part of m ost people’s leisure time is spent in the home. Home and family is the ma in f ocus of interest for British people. Leisure at home. Watching television
Where and how do most British people choose to spend their spare time? Why?
By Yu Zhijie and Xie Aiyi
Generally the greater part of most people’s leisure time is spent in the home. Home and family is the main focus of interest for British people.
Every town in Britain has one or more DIY (Do it Yourself) centres and garden centres. These are like supermarkets for the home and garden. These places are very popular with British home-owners at the weekends.
One of the main attractions of the pub for all regular pubgoers is that it offers good company in friendly surroundings. Good conversation and good beer are two essential items provided by the pub. beer is the perfect drink for the pub. Many pubs also serve food, from snacks to full meals.
Other attractions include games, such as darts, skittles, snooker, bar billiards.
Comparison and Contrast between Chinese and British Leisure
1 Main Similarities:
a. Watching TV
b. Listening to music
c. Enjoying food with relatives or friends
b. museums, galleries
A main way of leisure in both Britain and China
1 a comparably expensive leisure, mainly for rich people
2 mainly in big cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hang Zhou, Guangzhou, etc.
eg: Guangzhou pubs
Face Cafe/ China Box /Wind Flower/F4
1 Wine: the catalyzer
2 Cocktail and whiskey: most popular wines
3 Mixers and people capable of sampling wine: far from enough
it is a kind of culture
1As a rich land of drama, theatre, being the stage,
flourishes in Britain ( only the capital:100 theatres )
2Though the population of Britain is small, there are
still many audience.
(about 0.44 billion annually )
3. 13 museums including Museum London, The Victoria And Albert Museum are totally free, while others have free access on some days
4. 40% of the population are usual visitors
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