Reading Comprehension: Likes and Dislikes
Learning how to talk about Likes and Dislikes in English is crucial since lots of first-time interactions have to do with things that we like or dislike.
The topic about likes and dislikes have been covered in other posts I have published
You definitely have to check them out to complement what you are learning here:
Before you start the reading, have a look at these expression to express Likes and Dislikes
They are found all over the reading that you are about to do.
|I’m crazy for …||I am crazy for sports|
|My favorite …||My favorite movie is Inception|
|I like||I like playing soccer with my brother|
|I love||I love doing yoga|
|I hate||I hate eating vegetables|
|I really hate||I really hate doing exercises at school|
|I really adore||I really adore happy endings|
|I detest||I detest having to come here every summer|
|[noun] is OK||A Pepsi is OK|
|I really like||I really love going to the beach with my children|
|I really don’t like||I really don’t like going to the movies|
|I don’t like||I don’t like heavy metal|
Now that you are familiar with those key terms to express likes and dislikes, you can do the reading
Likes and Dislikes Reading
I am Linda and I’m 16 years old. I am from Ireland, Today I’m writing about the things that I like and thing that I don’t like.
It isn’t easy because there are too many things that I like and some things that I don’t like. That’s why I am going to write about three or four topics.
I really like listening to music, I like different types of music but I am crazy for electronic music, my favorite DJ’s are Robin Schulz and Calvin Harris.
I also like watching TV and movies. I like drama movies and sitcoms such as two and half men and the Bing Bang Theory. Sometimes I like to go out with my school friends. We go to the movie theater and the mall.
First, let’s talk about food and drinks. I don’t like fish very much, but I like meat. I really like fast food such as pizza, hamburgers and french fries but my favorite snacks are pizza and hamburgers.
Pizza is delicious with coke, but I prefer lemonade and orange juice than coke.
I also like white coffee. I hate alcoholic drinks! When it comes to fruit. I really adore grapes, but pears are not my cup of tea. I like apples and I love oranges! I’m not a fan of vegetables, but my parents and teachers say they’re very important. I think they’re right.
I really hate broccoli, but carrots are ok. I detest cucumber salad, but I like mixed salad I’m crazy for mushrooms, but I really don’t like onions.
I love playing with my friends in the playground. I don’t like History very much and I hate Maths lessons! Anyway, I like Gym and Art, but I prefer Science because I’m crazy for animals.
I really like Music and I love Portuguese lessons, but my favorite subject is English, of course!
And you? What are your likes and dislikes?
Check some of these lessons before you go:
- How to Describe Physical Appearance in English
- How to Talk about Hobbies in English
- How to Greet and Introduce Yourself in English
- How to Talk about Sport in English
Check some of these pronunciation resources before you go:
And finally bookmark these posts as they can help you later
- The Most Common Phrasal Verbs in English
- The Most Common Idioms in English