Views #306 | Intermediate 4


Raphael talks about what he does on his day off.

Todd: OK, Raphael, I'm going to ask you about Sunday. OK, what do you like to do on Sunday?

Raphael: What do I like to do on Sunday?

Well, I think it's changing every Sunday. I like to go see some exhibits, art exhibitions or things like that. I like to go to the cinema. I like to stay home when it's really rainy.

Todd: Like last weekend.

Raphael: Yeah, exactly. And sometimes I'm doing just nothing.

Todd: OK. What time do you usually get up on Sunday?

Raphael: Well, quite late I guess, like 10 o'clock or 11. It's not really late but, late enough, and.

Todd: OK. I'm an early riser so. What do you normally eat for breakfast on Sunday morning?

Raphael: I guess the same thing as everyday, like cereals and toast.

Todd: No difference.

Raphael: No difference.

Todd: You never have brunch or anything?

Raphael: No, because it takes a lot of time to cook and I like spending my time like doing or composing, so I don't, I mean, I care what I eat but I don't do a lot of time for preparing so I basically eat the same things every morning.

Learn vocabulary from the lesson!


I like to go see some exhibits, art exhibitions.

An 'exhibit' is a display of items that is usually open to the public to see.

Notice the following:

  1. When I am good enough I am going to have an exhibit with all my paintings.
  2. I went to a very good photography exhibit last week.

stay home

I like to stay home when it's really rainy.

When you 'stay home' it means that you don't leave your house to do anything.

Notice the following:

  1. Mike does not feel well, he is going to stay home tonight.
  2. If it is too cold I usually stay home.

early riser

I'm an early riser.

An 'early riser' is a person who likes to get up and start his day early in the morning.

Notice the following:

  1. I like to stay in bed on Sunday, but my husband is an early riser.
  2. My baby is an early riser, so I'm always very tired.


You never have brunch or anything?

'Brunch' is a meal that is eaten mid morning and is a combination of breakfast and lunch.

Notice the following:

  1. Let's do brunch!
  2. That was a tasty brunch. Thank you for inviting me.


I like spending my time like doing or composing.

'Compose' means to write a piece of music.

Notice the following:

  1. When I feel sad I usually compose very sad music.
  2. I would like to learn to compose music.


Answer the following questions about the interview.


Vocabulary Quiz
exhibit • stay home • early riser
brunch • composed
  1. Do you know who the music we are listening to?
  2. After he died, his house became a museum and many of his paintings were put in a permanent .
  3. If you aren't feeling well, you should just .
  4. She was an when she was young, but now she gets up really late.
  5. is a common meal for families to eat on Sundays.