Topic: Camping

Camping, Lomond Campground Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland and Labrador


In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: camping. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

tent (n) a portable shelter made of cloth or nylon
My tent is made for two people.
sleeping bag (n) a long warm bag that is used for sleeping outdoors or in a tent
Her sleeping bag keeps her warm at night.
pitch a tent (phrase) to set up a tent
The first thing you do when camping is pitch a tent.
flashlight (n) a small light that can be carried in your hand; runs on batteries
When camping a flashlight is very important to see at night.
canteen (n) a small container for water; used to go camping or hiking
Make sure your canteen is full of water before we go camping.
campfire (n) a fire that is built outside; usually when camping
The campfire is very hot.
bug spray (n) a chemical that you put on your body to protect from insects like mosquitos
Make sure you take plenty of bug spray camping.
mosquito (n) a small flying insect that bites and sucks blood
Last night a mosquito bit me.
wildlife (n) animals living in nature; wild animals
We can see lots of wildlife like rabbits and deer.
forest (n) lots of trees and bushes that covers a large area
The forest is full of green trees and animals.


Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.

  1. Do you like to go camping? Why or why not?
  2. Where is the best place to go camping in your country? Why?
  3. What kind of wildlife can you see in your country?
  4. Are there many mosquitos where you live?
  5. Do you know how to make a campfire? If yes, tell me how.
  6. Why do people like to go camping?
  7. Do you like the forest? Why or why not?
  8. Is camping better when the temperatures are hot or cold? Why?
  9. Do you like sleeping in a tent? Why or why not?
  10. Do you plan to go camping soon? Why or why not?


Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.


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