Go + Gerund / Play / Do / Leisure and Free Time Activities.
Cuando hablamos de deportes y actividades de ocio y tiempo libre, los verbos
play, go y do se usan como se muestran en esta tabla guía. Por lo general nos referimos a estas actividades en nuestras conversaciones con otras personas, utilizando oraciones en el tiempo pasado. Así que pilas con las formas del verbo en pasado simple!
| We use “play” in sports with teams, rules and competitions or tournaments.
Who did you play tennis with? I played tennis with Mark.
I didn’t play rugby on Sunday.
We played ultimate on Saturday.
| Go + Gerund The name of the activity is the gerund form of the verb (-ing).
We often go camping in the summer.
We went camping last summer.
They didn’t go camping last December.
We went riding (horseback riding) on Sunday.
She went grocery shopping this morning.
I went swimming with my friends, yesterday.
Who did you go dancing with? I went dancing with Stella.
She’s got a new car and went driving for enjoyment.
| We use “do” in all other recreational activities like karate, yoga, etc.
Many people do gymnastics in the mornings.
I didn’t do athletics when I was at school.
She didn’t do aerobics yesterday.
Did she do karate when she was at school?
Sophie does yoga with a group of friends.
She did yoga when she was a teenager,