3. Outdoor pastimes VS Indoor pastimes (বহিরঙ্গন বিনোদন)
(a) What do you mean by outdoor pastimes?
(b) What do you mean by indoor pastimes?
(c) What types of outdoor and ind0or pastimes do people perform?
(d) What are the benefits of outdoor and indoor pastimes?
Pastime contributes remarkably to the formation and development of everybody’s personality. It feeds our soul. Pastime is of two types-outdoor and indoor. The type and nature of pastimes depend on the age and taste of a person. Especially young and adolescent people enjoy climbing trees, playing conkers, daisy chains, making dens, and feeding birds as outdoor pastimes. Little children especially girls enjoy playing puppets as indoor pastimes. Little boys enjoy playing with toys like motor cars, boats, origami, etc.
Young energetic and solvent people enjoy hiking, bird watching, sightseeing, visiting historical places, and meeting relatives. Aged people are usually fond of enjoying pastime at home. Of all popular indoor pastimes watching television, reading books and gossip are very common. In cities, there are some nice clean parks: During holidays people usually go to visit those parks in search of amusement, Of outdoor pastime bird watching is now becoming popular. Real enthusiasts go even to the remote areas to see their feathered friends. As life is getting mechanical day by day, people intend to shake off their suffocation and pass some moments out of the din and bustle of everyday life. So pastimes both outdoor and indoor, are becoming an inevitable part of our daily life.
Word meaning: contribute (v)-অবদান রাখা, দান করা; formation (n)-গঠন, রূপ; personality (n)-ব্যক্তিত্ত্ব; taste (n)-রুচি বা পছন্দ; adolescent (n)-উঠতি বয়সের লােকজন; energetic (adj) উদ্যমী; solvent(adj.)- স্বচ্ছল; gossipping (n)-গাল-গল্প; amusement (n)- আনন্দ; enthusiast (n)- আগ্রহী ব্যক্তি; intend
(v)-কিছু করতে আগ্রহ প্রকাশ করা; din and bustle (n)- হৈহুল্লোড় বা কোলাহল পূর্ণ জীবন; suffocation (n)-শ্বাসরােধ করার মত অবস্থা; inevitable (n)- অবিচ্ছেদ্য।