Reading Exercises: Likes and Dislikes

Girl: Likes and Dislikes


Before you start the reading, have a look at these expression to express Likes and Dislikes

  1. I’m crazy for …
  2. My favorite …
  3. I like
  4. I love
  5. I hate
  6. I really hate
  7. I really adore
  8. I detest
  9. [noun] is OK
  10. I really like
  11. I really don’t like
  12. I don’t like

Now that you are familiar with those key terms to express likes and dislikes, you can do the reading

Likes and Dislikes Reading

Hello, Friends!

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 electrionic 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 teather 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.

School Subjects

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?

Likes and Dislikes: Quiz Time

Now that you have read Linda’s description of some of her likes and dislikes, take some time to answer this quiz.

Linda’s Likes and Dislikes

How was it? did you have a perfect score? if not, check the reading and try again.