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Put Two and Two Together
Put Two and Two Together English, baby! Video Lesson

Learn English meaning of ‘put two and two together’

Date: Nov 29 2016

Themes: Hobbies, Music, Soap Opera

Grammar: Reflexive Pronouns

Intro

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What do you do when you need to figure something out? You might talk to many people and ask them what they would do. Or you could try talking to yourself… some people solve many problems by speaking out loud to nobody. Or maybe, you listen to the lyrics of your favorite song and try to ignore the situation. For some people, this helps their mind to put two and two together.

When you put two and two together, you use information to solve a problem or figure something out. This expression is like a math problem: 2 + 2. Literally, when you put two and two together, you add two numbers together. What happens when you add numbers? You find a solution. This is the idea of the expression put two and two together.

Kelsey has been trying to put two and two together for a while. Will she be able to remember the song she wrote when she fell asleep? Find out in today’s English lesson.

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Dialog

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Sheila

Sheila

Dominique

Dominique

Kelsey

Kelsey

Kelsey:  That’s it!

Sheila:  What’s what?

Dominique:  Wow, you scared me.

Kelsey:  Sorry! I fell asleep.

Sheila:  We know. You’ve been talking to yourself a bit. Did you have some good dreams?

Kelsey:  Yes, I did! Amazing! I finally put two and two together!

Dominique:  What do you mean? What did you figure out?

Kelsey:  Well, this whole time, I’ve been trying to remember what the dream I had the other night was, right?

Sheila:  Right.

Kelsey:  Well, I just had another dream. I realized that the song I wrote was actually about not being able to remember the song that I wrote.

Dominique:  OK, so the song you wrote in your first dream was about not being able to remember the lyrics that you wrote in the same dream?

Kelsey:  I think that’s it!

Sheila:  Whoa… what? That doesn’t make any sense. Explain that again?

Kelsey:  OK, well, this whole time, I’ve been trying to remember the lyrics to the song I was singing in my first dream.

Sheila:  Right.

Kelsey:  Well, I had a dream about my music video again. And instead of filming it, we were talking about it and how I couldn’t remember the song. Then as I woke up, I put two and two together and realized that’s what the song was about… about me not being able to remember a song in my dream.

Dominique:  All right! The mystery is solved, what’s next?

Sheila:  Let’s make a music video!

Kelsey:  Yes, let’s!

TO BE CONTINUED

 

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Discussion

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Dominique and Sheila are hanging out, and Kelsey has fallen asleep next to them. She has been talking to herself in her sleep. Suddenly, she wakes up, saying, “That’s it!” She finally put two and two together and realized what the dream she had the other night was about. Dominique and Sheila want to know what she figured out.

Kelsey just had another dream, and in this dream, she remembered something about her song. In her first dream, she wrote two songs. The second song was about the first song. It was about not remembering the lyrics in the first song. Sheila and Dominique don’t understand, but they are happy that Kelsey is finally remembering her song.

Do you often talk to yourself? Do you talk in your sleep?

 

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Manol

Manol

Syrian Arab Republic

I can talk to some people and listen to their opinions but finally I prefer talking to myself to put two and two together however I don’t talk to myself while sleeping or may be I don’t know ..

05:18 PM Nov 28 2016 |

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