This week's conversation topic is shade . Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.
Article and podcast: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/shade/
heatstroke – a condition that can lead to death, caused by being too long in a very hot place
dizzy – feeling as if everything is turning around, and that you are not able to balance and may fall over
adobe - a mixture of earth and straw made into bricks and dried in the sun, used to build houses in some parts of the world
Calling Card – something that describes or shows a person's typical qualities:
landlocked – surrounded by the land of other countries and having no coast
Doldrums - a state or period of depression.
tripwire - a wire stretched low above the ground that operates an explosive device, a gun, or a device for catching animals when it is touched by the foot of a person or animal
curb cut – a place where the curb (= edge of a raised path next to the road) is made to slope down to the level of the road, so it is easier for people with vehicles such as wheelchairs or pushchairs to get on or off the path: