"Play" "Do" and "Go"

Remember that we use play for games (like chess or PS3) and for sports that use a ball. 
“I play baseball every Sunday afternoon.”  “Will you play tennis tomorrow after work?” “I like to play poker online.”


BUT We don’t use play for sports that don’t use a ball. We use the verb do. “I do Kendo after school on Wednesdays.” (not I play Kendo…)





AND we don’t use play with sports or activities that end with ing. We use the verb go.

“This weekend I plan to go snowboarding.” (not I play snowboarding…) “My friends and I love to go bowling.” “I’m bored… Lets go shopping!”
What do you like to play? What sports do you do? Do you ever go swimming?

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