【English Diary】About Camping and Glamping
Today, I tried to lesson ‘DAIRY NEWS’ by DMM English.
Today’s ‘DAIRY NEWS’ is ‘Do You Like Camping or ‘Glamping?”.
Next, I answered questions for my DMM English teacher.
Finally, I discussed today’s lesson article using.
However, I shouldn’t finish only discussions.
This material has still many themes.
If I’d like to become more fluent in English, I need to try “Further Discussion”, “Sentence Building” and “Summary”.
Here I would like to write a daily diary and challenge the DMM lessons to the end.
I will do my best to gradually write a long sentence.
Please tell me if I’m saying something wrong.
appealing (adjective): /əˈpiːlɪŋ/ attractive and interesting
glamour (verb): /ˈɡlæmər/ a quality that makes someone or something seem attractive or special
downside (noun) /ˈdæʊnsaɪd/a negative aspect of something; disadvantage
accommodation (noun) /əˌkɑːməˈdeɪʃən/ a place to stay, live, or work in
For many people, camping is a popular outdoor activity. Camping is for people who love the outdoors. They like sleeping, playing, eating and washing (or not washing) in the open air. In fact, they often like camping a lot more than staying at home.
Camping is not always easy. But people who like camping like roughing it. In other words, they don’t mind leaving their creature comforts at home. For example, they do not mind sleeping in a tent on the ground, or cooking and eating outside.
But not everyone likes sleeping on the ground or washing up in a cold lake. Even people who enjoy being out in nature may still like to get a good night’s sleep on a soft, comfortable bed.
For these types of people, glamping may be more appealing. “Glamping” combines two other words, “glamour” and “camping.” It’s pretty much the same as camping, but without all of the ‘downsides.’ It has become very popular with tourists who want to enjoy the outdoors while still having comfortable accommodation. However, some people say that glamping isn’t really camping.
Now, there is no reason you have to choose between camping and glamping. Perhaps you like to do both. You have your feet in both camps. This means you are supporting or are involved with competing sides – or at least two very different sides.
Sometimes, we use this expression when supporting both sides is a good thing.
For example, let’s say two friends of yours are having a big fight, and they stop talking to each other. You, however, want to stay out of the fight. So, you talk with both of them.You keep your feet in both camps!
1.What two words is “glamping” a combination of?
“Glamping” combines two other words, “glamour” and “camping.”
2.Who is glamping popular with?
It has become very popular with tourists who want to enjoy the outdoors while still having comfortable accommodation.
3.What does it mean to have your feet in both camps?
This means you are supporting or are involved with competing sides – or at least two very different sides.