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