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How we spend our leisure time
How do you spend your spare time? In my case I know that I like to be productive. I can´t unwind ____ (1) a hard week at work by sitting around doing nothing, it makes me go crazy. What I most like to do is spend time with my children. I have two amazing sons names Alex and Jacob. They are great company and they always cheer me up. This aside, I am a massive fan ____ (2) doing sport. I regularly ____ (3) jogging and work out at the gym. I think it is very important to have a healthy body and mind, this way I can recuperate from work and feel energized. Another essential part of my down time is reading. I love to read, I would say ____ (4) this is what I value above ____ (5) as it helps me to reflect on my life. What I really can´t stand is spending all of my free time watching TV or wasting my time in shops. I really can´t understand how somebody ____ (6) want to spend their personal time trudging around shops, looking ____ (7) things they don´t need and spending their hard earned dosh on unnecessary stuff. My free time is very valuable to me as I have so little of it. Therefore I refuse to waste it on unnecessary actions when I ____ (8) be doing something far more productive or enriching, such as raising my children or learning something new.