1.Do you collect anything?
✤ Yes,I collect newspaper articles which are related to health.I love reading about good health.I have a good collection of health related articles.
✤ I collect pictures of my favourite actors and actresses.I have a good collection of these pictures.
✤ I collect coins.Numismatics has been my hobby since I was 5.My father has a good collection of coins.I developed this hobby after being motivated by him.
✤ I collect stamps.Philately has been my hobby since I was 5.My father has a good collection of stamps.I developed this hobby after being motivated by him.Unfortunately,now we don’t receive many letters from which I can collect stamps.
2.Why do you collect…(that/those things)?
✤ It is just my hobby.I get happiness by collecting these things.I am proud of my collection.I show it to my friends and relatives with pride.
3.Is collecting a popular pastime in India?
✤ India is a diverse country.People have various pastimes.I think many people do collect things according to their interest.
4.What items are considered collectibles in your country?
✤ Coins,stamps,jewellery,antique pieces,photographs and marbles are some examples of collectibles.Nowadays,young people have a good collection of songs in their digital devices.
5.Does anyone in your home collect anything?
✤ My father collects coins.Now,I too have started collecting coins.My mother collects jewellery.She has a huge collection of junk jewellery.
6.Do a lot of people in India collect things and what do they collect?
(answer same as of question 3)
7.What are the benefits of collecting?(=Why do people like collecting?)
✤ There are many benefits of collection.First,it is great fun to collect.Secondly,these collections can fetch you a lot of money.My uncle has a huge collection of stamps.He was telling me the other day that many of his old collections are in great demand by philatelists and he is thinking of selling them for a huge sum.