• Slovak language course for beginners
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  • 1 Slovak alphabet and letters
  • 2 Slovak pronunciation [0/2]
  • 3 Slovak keyboard and how to type Slovak letters [0/3]
  • 4 Greetings and how to say Hello in Slovak [0/3]
  • 5 Introduce yourself in Slovak [0/2]
  • 6 Colours in Slovak [0/3]
  • 7 Numbers and counting in Slovak [0/4]
  • 8 Telling the time in Slovak [0/3]
  • 9 Talk about the weather in Slovak [0/3]
  • 10 Days of the week, months and seasons in Slovak [0/3]
  • 11 Body parts and head parts in Slovak [0/3]
  • 12 Food and drinks in Slovak [0/3]
  • 13 Order food in Slovak [0/3]
  • 14 Express opinions in Slovak [0/3]
  • 15 Feelings and emotions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 16 I love you in Slovak [0/3]
  • 17 Party and how to say Happy Birthday in Slovak [0/2]
  • 18 Asking directions in Slovak [0/2]
  • 19 Travel and transportation related words in Slovak [0/4]
  • 20 At the doctors vocabulary in Slovak [0/4]
  • 21 At the post office in Slovak [0/3]
  • 22 Describe the family in Slovak [0/3]
  • 23 Talking about hobbies in Slovak [0/3]
  • 24 Clothes in Slovak [0/4]
  • 25 House, room, furniture vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 26 Nature and animals names in Slovak [0/3]
  • 27 School and Classroom vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 28 Work related vocabulary in Slovak [0/3]
  • 29 Slovak names for countries and languages [0/2]
  • This lesson will prepare you for talking about your free time. Whether you like to read or do sports, you will find the necessary vocabulary here.

    Sports in Slovak

    Being active is one of the best free time activities. The most popular sports in Slovakia are icehockey and football.

    English Slovak
    a sport šport
    doing sport robiť šport, športovať
    a changing room šatňa
    an ice hockey ľadový hokej, hokej
    a ball lopta
    a football futbal
    a basketball basketbal
    a volleyball volejbal
    swimming plávanie
    a water polo vodné pólo
    biking bicyklovanie
    to ride a bike bicyklovať
    inline skating korčuľovanie
    dancing tancovanie
    a ballet balet
    to do gymnastics robiť gymnastiku
    to go to the gym chodiť do fitnesscentra
    running beh, behanie
    to jog, to run behať
    to ride a horse jazdiť na koni

     

    Arts related vocabulary in Slovak

    English Slovak
    a music hudba
    to play hrať
    a piano piáno
    a violin violončelo
    a guitar gitara
    a flute flauta
    a concert koncert
    to paint maľovať
    a panting obraz
    a museum múzeum
    a statue socha
    an exhibition výstava, exhibícia

     

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    Other hobbies

    English Slovak
    a cinema kino
    a book kniha
    to read čítať
    a newspaper noviny
    friends priatelia
    to go out ísť von
    to travel cestovať
    to meet people spoznávať ľudí
    to watch the TV pozerať televíziu
    to watch the series pozerať seriály
    to sit at home sedieť doma
    to cook variť
    a nature príroda
    hiking turistika

     

    Useful expressions when talking about hobbies

    English Slovak
    a persistence vytrvalosť
    a free time voľný čas
    What do you do in your free time? Čo robíš vo voľnom čase?
    What is your greatest passion? Aká je tvoja najväčšia vášeň?
    What are you hobbies? Aké sú tvoje hobby?
    Do you like ? Máš rád..?
    I like... Mám rád...
    I like... more. Radšej...
    I love... Milujem...
    I hate... Neznášam...
    I prefer... Preferujem...
    I am into.. Venujem sa...

    Examples

    • Máš rád chodenie do kina? = Do you like to go to the cinema?
    • Mám rád cestovanie. = I like to travel.
    • Venujem sa hudbe. = I am into music.
    • Milujem pozerať seriály. = I love to watch series.
    • Rád hrám futbal. = I like to play football.
    • Milujem hrať na klavíri. = I love to play the piano.
    • Nie, radšej čítam. = No, I like reading more.

     

    Now you are ready to try our exercises and practice the hobby vocabulary!