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For Life
2006.08.21(Review of 2002.07.19 edition)

Welcome back! Obon was lovely, but we missed you. It's great to be here with you again!

Obon may be over, but the summer days are still with us. So this week, WordMaster is encouraging you to continue enjoying the great outdoors with a few well-chosen words. Have fun!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: ジャパニーズイングリッシュ
CAMP   キャンプをする


  • To camp is to live and sleep outdoors for a while, usually in a tent.

    This activity is called camping.

    A campground is a place for people to camp at.

    Be Careful! We say “I like CAMPING,” NOT “I like CAMP.”
  • 動詞の camp は、野外でテントなどを張って寝起きする、つまり、キャンプをする、という意味です。

    camping は、キャンプをすることです。

    campground は、キャンプをするための場所です。

    注意:I like CAMPING. とは言いますが、I like CAMP. とは言いません。


  1. We could save some money if we camped instead of staying in a hotel.
  2. a: Do you ever go camping in the summer?
    b: No. My husband can't stand the bugs and inconvenience.
  3. Camping has become so popular recently that it's hard to find a campground where you can be alone.
  4. There's a nice quiet campground along the river about three miles from here.

英会話レッスンSee you in the country!