Hi, everybody, and welcome to another episode of Walk ‘n’ Talk! In this episode, you’ll listen to Will, one of the characters, talking about a terrible experience he had when he got a bad sunburn. Do you know what that means? Don’t worry, come listen to this episode and we’ll explain everything to you! Enjoy this lesson by Scott, teacher from Fluency Academy!

The Dialogue:

A: Hi, Will! How was the beach?
B: Don’t touch me! My skin hurts!
A: Really? But look at you, all tanned!
B: I’m not tanned. I’m sunburned.
A: Didn’t you wear sunscreen?
B: Believe me. I wore sunscreen, drank lots of water and avoided the sun during peak hours.
A: So why are you sunburned?
B: Read the sunscreen bottle.
A: Oh my Gosh, it’s expired since 2010!

Expand your Vocabulary:

Sunburn is inflamed, painful skin that feels hot to the touch. It often appears within a few hours of being in the sun too long. Here are some examples using that word:

He has a bad sunburn.
An hour in the sun sunburned me severely.
We got sunburned but didn’t realize it because of the breeze.

Tanned, or suntanned, means having brown or darkened skin after exposure to the sun. Check out some examples:

He returned from his holiday looking relaxed and tanned.
He was tanned and muscular from working outdoors in the sun.
Do you enjoy tanning at the beach?

A sunscreen is a cream that protects your skin from the sun’s rays, especially in hot weather.. Look at some examples using that word:

Make sure you apply sunscreen of at least 30 SPF to protect your skin.
If you’re going to the beach, you need sunscreen.
Re-apply your sunscreen every two hours.

We hope this content was helpful and that you enjoyed the episode! And don’t let your beach vacation take a wrong turn with a sunburn, ok? Remember that you can listen to it as many times as you want and that the more you practice, the more confident you will feel. See you later! Peace!


Nova turma em breve!
Garanta sua vaga!