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Hobbies

   Hobbies differ like tastes. If you have chosen a hobby according to your character and taste, you are lucky because your life becomes more interesting.
   Gardening is one of the oldest man's hobbies. It is a well-known fact that the English are very fond of gardening and growing flowers, especially roses.
   Both grown-ups and children are fond of playing different computer games. This is a relatively new hobby but it is becoming more and more popular.
   Making things includes drawing, painting, making sculpture, designing costumes, handicrafts. Two of the most famous hobby painters were President Eisenhower and Sir Winston Churchill.
   Some hobbyists write music or play musical instruments. President Bill Clinton, for example, plays the saxophone.
   Almost everyone collects something at some period in his life: stamps, coins, matchboxes, books, records, postcards, toys, watches. Some collections have no real value. Others become so large and so valuable that they are housed in museums and galleries.
   Many world-famous collections started in a small way with one or two items. People with a good deal of money often collect paintings, rare books, and other art objects. Such private collections are sometimes given to museums, libraries and public galleries so that others might take pleasure in seeing them.
   No matter what kind of hobby a person has, he always has the opportunity of learning much from it. Learning new things can be the most exciting hobby.

Хобби

   Хобби бывают разные. Если вы выбрали хобби согласно своему характеру и вкусу, вам повезло, потому что ваша жизнь станет более интересной.
   Работа в саду — одно из самых старых хобби человека. Хорошо известен факт, что англичане очень любят работу в саду и выращивание цветов, особенно роз.
   Как взрослые, так и дети любят играть в различные компьютерные игры. Это относительно новое хобби, но это становится все более и более популярным.
   Рисование, живопись, создание скульптур, моделирование одежды, рукоделие — это тоже хобби. Двумя самыми известными людьми, чьим хобби была живопись, были президент Эйзенхауэр и сэр Уинстон Черчилль.
   Некоторые люди, увлеченные своим хобби, сочиняют музыку или играют на музыкальных инструментах. Президент Билл Клинтон, например, играет на саксофоне.
   Почти все коллекционируют что-то в определенный период своей жизни: марки, монеты, спичечные коробки, книги, пластинки, открытки, игрушки, часы. Некоторые коллекции не имеют никакой реальной ценности. Другие становятся настолько большими и настолько ценными, что их размещаются в музеях и галереях.
   Многие всемирно известные коллекции начинались с одного или двух предметов. Люди, имеющие много денег, часто собирают картины, редкие книги и другие предметы искусства. Такие частные коллекции иногда отдают в музеи, библиотеки, галереи, чтобы и другие люди могли получить удовольствие от их просмотра.
   Чем бы человек не увлекался, у него всегда есть возможность узнать больше. Изучение новых вещей может быть самым захватывающим хобби.


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