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In this lesson you will learn about phrases you can use to talk about picnics.
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!
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.
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!