Picnic English Lesson - English Travel Phrases

source: Twominute English    2013年10月21日
A Picnic gives us an opportunity to enjoy our day with our loved ones in a fun filled manner. It's even more exciting to share your picnic plans and experiences with others. Let's learn some English language phrases that you can use to share the fun of going on a picnic with others.

# picnic with friends
--Hey, You looked rushed. What's the hurry?
--Well, a bunch of friends just planned a last-minute picnic. I need to rush and pack things.
--Wow! Where're you guys going?
--We plan to spend a day at Greenwich Park.
--Hey, can I join you guys?
--Why not? If you are not busy, then come along.
--Alright! This is going to be so cool!
# picnic with family
--Do you have any meetings on Sunday?
--No. Fortunately, I won't be doing any work this Sunday. Our manager has hired some part-time employees to work on weekends.
--That's great. So we can plan a family picnic for this weekend?
--Sure. Ask the kids where they want to go. I'll make the necessary arrangements.
--Awesome! I'll ask them at the dinner table tonight.
# packing the things we need
--I'm so confused! What should I pack for a one-day picnic?
--Well, you don't need much.
--I know. But, there are certain things we always need.
--Yup. Like a first-aid box, a pair of extra clothes, maybe a swimsuit.
--How about a pair of slippers?
--Yeah. In my opinion, that's a must.
--Anything else I could've missed?
--Let's ask the other guys. Let's ask them what they're packing?
--That's a good idea! I'll call Monica. She's pretty good at packing stuff.
# picnic food
--What food should I pack for the picnic?
--Anything that you can make easily.
--Make sure whatever you cook is fulfilling.
--How about pasta, fried chicken and some homemade cookies?
--I think that would be just fine. You can also bring some potato chips and sandwiches for a quick bite.
--What about dessert?
--Apple pie would be nice.
--Alright, let's do this!