Sam plans to go shopping, and Pablo role plays the experience with him to make sure he has the correct vocabulary. Pablo teaches him the correct words for various pieces of clothing. Pablo, Lola, and Anna then agree to each purchase a separate piece of clothing for Sam to make up his wardrobe.
Akeelah went to turn off the TV but instead, she saw the Scripps Spelling Bee competition instead. After seeing the contestant won the national spelling bee, Akeelah took the initiative to learn the winning word "Brunneous" and added it to the list of other vocabulary words that she was learning on her own.
Basil tries to tell Manuel that there is too much butter on the trays he is bringing to the guests, but Manuel does not understand English. Basil tries to communicate with Manuel in Spanish, but Basil hardly knows how to speak it. During the conversation, Basil learns how to say "donkey" ("burro") in Spanish, and Manuel learns how to say "mantequilla" ("butter") in English.