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  • - Hi and welcome to ToFluency.com, with Kate and--

  • - Jack.

  • - Today we are going to be going over summer items.

  • Our theme today is heatwave,

  • and everything in this bucket,

  • is number one, a mystery to Jack.

  • - Yes.

  • - And number two, something that has to do with hot weather.

  • - Yeah and this whole lesson is a mystery to me as well.

  • But this is Kate's idea, it sounds good from what I know.

  • And I think this is gonna be a really good way

  • for you to learn some new words and phrases.

  • You did say that you're going to give them

  • opportunity to say what the item is, right?

  • - That's right.

  • So you're also going to get to test yourself

  • and see if you know the vocabulary for each item

  • I am about to pick out of the bucket.

  • And the last one is a special surprise for Jack.

  • - Oh, fanastic, wow!

  • I'm good at surprises.

  • - Are you?

  • (chuckling)

  • - But okay, just before we get started as well,

  • you're showing seven items?

  • - Approximately.

  • - Okay.

  • And they're all related to heatwave?

  • - Mm-hmm.

  • - We had a mini heatwave last week.

  • - We did.

  • - Did you know they're having a heatwave

  • in the UK at the moment?

  • - Really? - Yeah.

  • - So temperatures are higher than normal?

  • - A lot higher.

  • Just to explain what a heatwave is.

  • - I was about to say, how would you describe a heatwave?

  • - How would you describe a heatwave?

  • So yeah, heatwave is when the, it's like a period of time,

  • usually more than two days, right?

  • When the temperatures, they're not just hot,

  • but they're very hot, it feels really hot outside.

  • And I remember, actually could be a day.

  • Do you remember in Valencia when we came back from Italy,

  • I think, or the UK, and we were living in Spain at the time.

  • I know you want to open this!

  • (chuckling)

  • But we were living in Spain at the time,

  • and there's that one day when it was just, unbelievable.

  • - It was so hot.

  • It felt like we had opened the oven,

  • and we were just standing in front of it constantly.

  • - Well, this feels like Christmas,

  • and I know you want to see what's inside,

  • and we're just going to talk about these items, I guess?

  • And introduce some phrases that we can use with them.

  • Okay, so, item number one.

  • - Item number one!

  • I'm gonna just set this down, no peeking!

  • - Okay, no peeking.

  • - No Peeking.

  • Okay the first item that I have,

  • is not really one to test ourselves on,

  • but I have a cup for you, a cup for me.

  • - Fantastic.

  • - Some ice.

  • - Oh, ice!

  • - Uh huh.

  • Ice and--

  • - Lemon.

  • - Lemon.

  • - Sorry, it's hard for me to hold back.

  • - (laughing) I know 'cause this is so exciting, I know.

  • Here, do you want to put some ice in your cup?

  • - Yeah.

  • Did you watch my video on seven things

  • I find strange about the USA?

  • - No.

  • - Lots of ice, ice, ice in everything.

  • Ice, ice, ice.

  • All right, maybe you need to watch it.

  • - Have some extra ice.

  • - Okay. (chuckles)

  • - And a little bit of refreshing lemon.

  • - Okay, yes please!

  • - So this is, this is one of my favorite ways to stay cool

  • when the weather is warm is to have some--

  • - So Kate is squeezing the lemon.

  • - I'm squeezing the lemon, and if this were very traditional

  • we would actually have lemonade.

  • - Yeah!

  • - Mm-hmm.

  • And children make money in the summer

  • by having a lemonade stand,

  • and selling little cups of lemonade.

  • Today, we have sparkling water.

  • - Yeah, from Trader Joes.

  • - True.

  • - And it says, raspberry lime flavor.

  • So this is sparkling water.

  • What is the most famous brand of sparkling water in the US?

  • - Oh, good question.

  • - Well think about a few years ago,

  • there weren't many options, there was only one option.

  • What was that option?

  • There's a song about it that we both love.

  • - Go ahead.

  • - La Croix!

  • - La Croix!

  • - And, but did you know that I just saw a headline recently,

  • saying that sales of La Croix have just come straight down?

  • Because of all the cheap competitors now.

  • - Yeah, now it's very popular, so, cheers!

  • - Sparkling water with lemon.

  • - Do you feel cooler and more refreshed?

  • - Yeah.

  • - My work is done.

  • - So, that's the first thing in the heatwave, I guess?

  • - Mm-hmm.

  • - Cold water.

  • - Cold water.

  • - Stay hydrated, it's very important.

  • - Now we're gonna imagine that you

  • actually venture out of the house.

  • - Okay, so we're stepping out the house now?

  • - We're stepping out of the house,

  • and there are two things that

  • we apply to our skin before we go outside.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And I can show you what these are,

  • but it's hard to tell from a distance.

  • Can you guess what the two things are?

  • - Me? - Uh huh.

  • - Oh, I know what they are.

  • - You know what they are.

  • - So yeah (chuckles),

  • but yet you put both of them on your skin?

  • - Uh huh.

  • - One protects you from the sun.

  • And the other one protects you from bugs.

  • - Bugs, mosquitoes, particularly.

  • So I'm just gonna give you a little bit of this to apply.

  • - Just a tiny bit.

  • - Just a tiny bit

  • I feel like I'm in duty free at the moment at the airport.

  • (laughing)

  • - It went everywhere!

  • So I usually put this on my skin.

  • This is sunblock.

  • - I think we call it sunscreen, or suntan lotion.

  • - Suntan lotion?

  • Yeah we can call it that too.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Yeah, so we usually put on a lot of this or I do.

  • - I don't.

  • - Because my skin burns.

  • - Yeah, I'm good at not getting burnt.

  • - He gets tan.

  • - I get tanned in the Uk, yeah to get tanned.

  • - And now this is bug spray.

  • - Yeah.

  • Are you gonna put bug spray on me?

  • - yes I am.

  • - All right.

  • Okay.

  • - Here we go.

  • Now, growing up we didn't really have bug spray.

  • - No!

  • - No.

  • - You don't have as many mosquitoes.

  • - No, I think I used to get bitten probably

  • five times a summer in the UK.

  • - Wow.

  • - Here, it's crazy.

  • Our house is a lot better,

  • but our old property, you go outside,

  • you'd have 10 mosquitoes

  • just hovering around your legs, ready to strike.

  • - And you are especially appealing to mosquitoes.

  • - Yeah, I am.

  • - They like me, they like to bite me,

  • but now that I've been with you,

  • they all just go to you.

  • - Yeah.

  • - He is the most delicious.

  • Okay, so imagine, we're still going outside.

  • Something else that we put on.

  • Do you know what this is called?

  • - Do you remember where we got those from too?

  • - Yeah, I do.

  • - So, tell them.

  • - These are sun glasses.

  • - Sun glasses.

  • And you can do a couple things.

  • First of all you can put on sunglasses.

  • - Nice.

  • - And then you can take them off again.

  • And, oh!

  • - Oh!

  • (chuckling)

  • - Avalera MyLodgeTax

  • I don't know where these come from.

  • - They're not sponsoring the video--

  • - No, sponsored by.

  • Yeah so, sunglasses, shades as well.

  • - Shades.

  • - What, is there another word for them?

  • - I think that's it, I just call them sunglasses.

  • - Sunglasses and shades.

  • I think shades are more,

  • it's probably more common isn't it to say shades.

  • - I still say sunglasses,

  • but it is a little bit more cool to call them shades.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Did I tell you about the time

  • when I got those sunglasses in Columbia?

  • - No.

  • - For next to nothing.

  • Because a friend of mine,

  • who I was traveling with at the time,

  • he's so indecisive that they thought

  • his indecision was him bargaining.

  • So they said, "okay, thirty dollars for these sunglasses!"

  • He's like "I don't know if I want them."

  • They're like, "Twenty five!"

  • "I just don't know if I want them or not."

  • It just went down to five.

  • - Oh, wow.

  • - And then I said "I'll get some!"

  • - I'll get some for five.

  • So bargaining worked for you.

  • - Yeah.

  • - These were free!

  • - Yeah.

  • - Mhmm.

  • - And we go through a lot of sunglasses, don't we?

  • - Yeah, we do, they're really easy to break and lose.

  • - Yeah.

  • - But I like the nice ones that are polarized

  • 'cause they really help protect your eyes,

  • but we don't have that for every time.

  • This one is a tricky one.

  • This one is definitely a tricky one.

  • This is for after.

  • (chuckling)

  • Did you see in the bucket?

  • - Aloe?

  • - Yes, but that was supposed to be the mystery.

  • - I know, I keep saying this.

  • - Okay, so this is a piece of a plant,

  • and Jack gave away what plant it was.

  • But this is an aloe vera plant, a piece of one.

  • And after you go out in the sun, if you get burnt,

  • or if you get burnt in any other way,

  • aloe vera feels so good and see.

  • - It works really well.