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Talking about leisure activities - Grammar

Bon, ça se voit, ça faisait un certain bout de temps que je n'avais pas joué au foot.

In the webdoc, Paul plays football with some friends in Paris

To talk about a leisure activity, we often use the verbs faire de... or jouer à/de...

To sum up

We can use the verbs faire or jouer to talk about sport and music. But be careful about which preposition follows the verb, à or de, as well as the contraction with the article.
Un petit foot ?
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Un petit foot ?

In use

- Salut Emma, ça te dit de jouer au tennis samedi matin ?
- Non, désolée. Je ne peux pas. Je vais faire de la natation avec un copain.

Have a go yourself

You are talking about your leisure activities.

Do you play sport? Which one?
Do you play a musical instrument?
What about your family? What sport or music do they play?

Je fais du/de la/de l’...
Mon frère joue au/à la/à l’/aux...
Ma mère joue du/de la/de l’/des...

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