Intermediate Level Reading Comprehension

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The following intermediate level reading comprehension exercise focuses on the tourism industry, in particular on vocabulary related to accommodations.

Valley View Camping Ground

Many seasoned tourists find they don't like staying in hotels, and that they prefer to avoid large cities. Does this description fit you? If the answer is yes, The Mountain View Camping Ground is for you. Our camping grounds overlook the spectacular Hampson Valley. We rent tents, bungalows, and roulettes. If DIY yourself is your style bring your own tents or roulettes. All guests enjoy access to cooking facilities, bathrooms with bathing facilities, and a playground for the children.

Our panoramic setting offers a wide variety of recreation activities as well as inspiring views of the mountains. Chisom, a quaint summer-resort village, is just 10 minutes by car. Take advantage of the many entertainments, shopping and relaxation opportunities including fitness centers, laundry/valet services, solariums and much more. Have lunch in one of the many restaurants and savor the tasty local cuisine.

Mountain View Camping Ground offers fun, relaxation and opportunities for all types of outdoor activities. Call us today to find out how we can make your next holiday perfect.

Key Vocabulary

  • Bathing facilities—a place to take a shower or a bath and wash
  • Bungalow—a small, detached type of accommodation
  • Camping grounds—an area where people can use their tents, roulettes, etc. to camp
  • Cuisine—style of cooking
  • DIY—do it yourself
  • Fitness centers—a place to get in shape
  • Laundry/Valet—a shop which will clean your clothes
  • Playground—a place where children can play
  • Quaint—charming
  • Recreation—free time activity
  • Roulette—a camper
  • Seasoned tourist—a tourist who has traveled a lot
  • Tasty—very good food
  • Tent—a portable enclosure made of cloth in which people can sleep
  • To avoid—to try to not do something
  • To fit someone—to be appropriate for someone
  • To overlook—to have a view of
  • To savor— to enjoy greatly

Comprehension Quiz

1. What type of tourist is described at the beginning of the reading?

  • A first-time tourist
  • An old tourist
  • A tourist who has traveled a lot

2. The camping grounds overlook:

  • A tall mountain
  • An area between mountains
  • A city center

3. What type of accommodation can you not bring with you?

  • A roulette
  • A tent
  • A bungalow

4. Who cooks dinner?

  • The guests
  • The chef at the camping ground restaurant
  • Doesn't say

5. What does Valley View offer besides the inspiring views?

  • Laundry/valet services
  • A fitness center
  • Recreation activities

6. Where can tourists try the local cuisine?

  • At Valley View Camping Ground
  • In Chisom
  • In a bungalow

Comprehension Quiz Answers

1. What type of tourist is described at the beginning of the reading?

ANSWER: A tourist who has traveled a lot

2. The camping grounds overlook:

ANSWER: An area between mountains

3. What type of accommodation can you not bring with you?

ANSWER: A bungalow

4. Who cooks dinner?

ANSWER: The guests

5. What does Valley View offer besides the inspiring views?

ANSWER: Recreation activities

6. Where can tourists try the local cuisine?

ANSWER: In Chisom