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Sentence Patterns using "I'm into..."

This expression is the same as "I am interested in...". It is used to show interests, hobbies, or likes.

Subject + be verb + into + noun...
  • I am into cars.
  • I am really into dinosaurs.
  • She is into clothes.
  • He is very into fashion.
  • They are into music.
  • My friend is into MMA.
  • The boy is into dinosaurs.
  • The girls are into dancing.
It is also possible to use a gerund. It is always possible to use a noun or gerund after a preposition.

Subject + be verb + into + gerund...
  • I am into working on cars.
  • She is really into designing dresses.
  • They are into writing songs together.
  • We are into writing poetry.
  • Sam is into talking about politics.
  • Mary is into boxing these days.
It is also possible to make a past tense sentence and talk about interests or hobbies in the past. Just change the be verb to the past tense.
  • I was into video games when I was young.
  • She was into fashion when she young, but now she is into sports.
  • He was into hip-hop music a few years ago, but now he is into jazz.
  • Tina was into poker when she was in university.
Another past tense expression that can be used is "used to be into...".
  • I used to be into cars, but now I am not.
  • She used to be into rock and roll music, but now she likes hip-hop.
  • They used to be into cooking, but now they like to paint.
  • Mark used to be into fashion design.
Bonus Tips and Points

1. We can use many different adverbs to show the level or degree of interest. We put the adverbs before the word "into" or "interested".
  • I am really into baseball.
  • She is extremely interested in pop music.
  • They are kind of into science.
  • We are kind of into politics these days.
  • Mark is very interested in computer programming these days.
2. We can change these into questions to ask about interests and hobbies.
  • What are you into these days?
  • What is he into these days?
  • What were you into when you were young?
  • What did you use to be into when you were in university?
  • Are you into dancing?
  • Is he into surfing?
  • Are they into sports?
Real-World English Conversations

A) What are you into these days?
B) I am really into yoga. It makes me feel great.

A) I need a new hobby.
B) I am into hip-hop dancing. You should come to a class with me.

A) I am really into photography. I love taking pictures.
B) I know. You always carry a camera around.

A) Are you into trying new foods?
B) I am not into it, but I don't hate it.

A) What should I get Karen for her birthday?
B) Well, she is really into gardening. So, why don't you get her a gardening book?

A) Why are you always reading those boring books?
B) I am really into ancient history these days. And, they aren't boring. If you read them, you might get into it, too.
A) I don't think so. I have never been into history. It is not my thing.

Use these free English lessons to learn the most common sentence patterns in the English language. If you learn these sentence and questions well, it will help you speak English well. Study the lessons thoroughly, practice making your own sentences, and come back to review often. If you do these three steps, your English speaking will improve quickly and you will be able to have natural English conversations.

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