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The Camping Trip   (myself, yourself, each other, etc.)



I don't like to go camping by myself.  It's no fun.  It's the sort of thing you do with friends.  Last summer I and a couple of friends went on a camping trip in Jasper National Park.  Despite the usual mishaps, we really enjoyed ourselves. (Mishaps = problems.)

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Instructions:     Complete the story using
 
  •   one of the -self words (myself, yourself, herself, himself, oneself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves)   or
  • each other.


  • 1. Before we left, we bought      some warm sleeping bags because it can get cold there even in summer.   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `we.' Each of us bought our own sleeping bags.
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    2. We took two tents. Aki and Linda shared one, while I had the other all to     .   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `I.'

    3. As a group we got along fine. We felt comfortable with    , and there was little tension.   
     
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         Hint:    We felt comfortable with the other people in the group.

    4. Aki and Linda took along some insecticide to protect      against mosquitoes. There were very few bugs, however.  
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `they.'

    5. Of course we forgot the most important thing and the first day out, we found      in the middle of the forest with no matches.   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `we.'

    6. Linda considers      very creative and she tried to start a fire using sticks. Of course it didn't work.   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `she.'

    7. I suppose that you, the reader, think of      as a very organized person and have come to the conclusion that we're not too bright.   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `you' (singular).

    8. I suppose you and your friends never make mistakes like that. You know how to look after      when you go camping. But I'm not so sure. We're all human, after all.  
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `you' (plural).

    9. I'll continue with my story. Standing there, in the middle of the forest without matches, we felt really stupid. But when we looked at      we burst out laughing. We thought it was so funny.   
     
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         Hint:    Each of us looked at the others in the group.

    10. On the second day we met another group of campers and they gave us some matches. After that we were able to prepare some delicious meals for        
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `we.'

    11. Linda took advantage of the situation to teach      how to cook. She watched Aki and me as we prepared the food.  
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `she.'

    12. We enjoyed ourselves immensely and we really enjoyed     's company.  
     
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         Hint:    We enjoyed the company of our friends.

    13. The camping trip was good for our friendship. Now we have a lot more respect for    .   
     
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         Hint:    The respect they feel is for the others in the group.

    14. When I got back and looked at     in the mirror, I was shocked to see how wild I looked. I had quite a beard. at all, but I'm going to have fun.   
     
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         Hint:    The subject is `I.'

    15. A camping trip is great. It teaches one a lot about    .   
     
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         Hint:    It means the same as this: A camping trip is instructive. One learns a lot about ________.

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