Not to complain about the rain in Oregon but our buses seem to already be waterproof. I had to tighten the knob on my top hatch to get it to stop leaking.
, your English is much better than our French. You're doing fine. I know you are likely having problems understanding some of the colloquialisms commonly used by people. Don't be afraid to clarify meanings if anything said is unclear to you at any time. You think you have problems with English? American people here have problems with English.