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