Go + Ving

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Some activities are commonly expressed in English by the phrase Go + Ving. See the list below.

go camping

go hiking

go fishing

go hunting

go swimming

go diving

go surfing

go snorkeling

go water skiing

go scuba diving

go wind surfing

go skiing

go snowboarding

go (ice) skating

go shopping

go bowling

go roller skating

go jogging

go running

go rollerblading

go skateboarding

go sky diving

go parachuting

go parasailing


    A: Would you like to go skiing this weekend?

    B: No, I'd rather go ice skating.

    A: Did you go bowling last night?

    B: Actually, I went shopping instead.

Common mistakes:

I want to camping on Saturday.


I want to go camping on Saturday.


They went to jogging this morning.


They went jogging this morning.


I like to swimming.


I like to swim.


I like swimming.


I like to go swimming.


I like going swimming.


See also :

Vocabulary : Sports/Fun/Recreation