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pitch a tent English, baby! Video Lesson

Date: Apr 30 2020

Themes: Hobbies, How To, Travel


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“Hey, everybody. Nature expert, Andy, here, and I am pitching my tent.

—Ebaby!’s Andy, speaking about setting up his campsite

2. Video - Watch the video before learning the definition.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

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set up a tent; prepare a covered place to sleep outside

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Our friend Andy believes he is a nature expert. He recently arrived at his campsite, and he is preparing a place to sleep for the night. However, he is having trouble pitching his tent. Maybe, he isn’t an expert, yet.

Many people learned how to set up a tent from their friends or family when they were young. Camping together is often a family activity in the US. Did someone teach you how to pitch a tent? Do you enjoy sleeping outdoors?

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1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“How long will it take to pitch our tent?”

“You can learn how to pitch a tent at our father and son campout.”

“Oh, no! Do you remember where we pitched the tent?”


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WordsmithSuper Member!

United States

I love to pitch a tent and sleep outside. My dad used to take me camping. :) 

06:16 PM Oct 01 2018 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Nobody has learned me how to pitch a tent but I love to sleep outdoors.

06:12 PM Sep 30 2018 |

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