Lesson 18: The Weather

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DIALOGUE

Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜

  • K: It’s chilly today in San Francisco.
  • D: It’s always cold here, no matter which season.
  • K: It’s true. I miss hot weather.
  • D: We should move to Brazil.

Tip: You can say fall or autumn. They are the same.Β πŸ“˜

 

 

NEW SKILL

Using adjectives to describe the weather. πŸ“˜

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Sample sentences:

  • It is sunny.
  • It is snowy.
  • It is windy.
  • It is rainy.
  • It is partly cloudy.
  • It is cloudy.

 

Using adjectives to describe the temperature. πŸ“˜

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Sample sentences:

  • It is hot.
  • It is cold.
  • It is warm.
  • It is freezing.
  • it is chilly.

 

VOCABULARY

Go over the vocabulary and below with your tutor. πŸ“˜

sunny πŸ“˜
rainy πŸ“˜
snowy πŸ“˜
windy πŸ“˜
cloudy πŸ“˜
partly cloudy πŸ“˜
hot πŸ“˜
warm πŸ“˜
cool πŸ“˜
cold πŸ“˜

 

 

EXERCISE

Answer the question using an adjective to describe the weather. (your country) πŸ“˜

  • What is the temperature in summer? It is warm.
  • What is the temperature in fall? Β _________________.
  • What is the temperature in winter? ___________________.
  • What is the temperature in winter? ___________________.
  • What is the temperature in spring? _______________________.

 

 

 

Use the thermometer in the picture above. Answer the question using an adjective to describe the temperature. πŸ“˜

  • The temperature is 38 C. It is hot.
  • The temperature is 20 C. ____________.
  • The temperature is 2 C. _____________.
  • The temperature is 13 C. ____________.
  • The temperature is -10 C. ____________.

 

Which season is it? πŸ“˜

  • It is snowy. It is winter.
  • It is hot. _____________.
  • It is cool and rainy. _______________.
  • It is hot and sunny. _______________.
  • It is cold. ______________.

 

 

 

Fill in the blank with the correct adjective for the weather. πŸ“˜

 

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  • Monday afternoon will be cloudy.
  • Sunday morning will be Β ________.
  • Friday midday will be Β __________.
  • Thursday midday will be Β ________ and _________.
  • Tuesday afternoon will be Β __________.

 

Discussion Questions

  • What is summer like in your country?
  • What is winter like in your country?
  • What is the weather like today in your city?
  • Ask your tutor what the weather is like in her/his city.

 

(Image source: 1.Β http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-34659478395497/seasons-wheel-2.gif, 2. https://www.pinterest.com/JohnGMax/esl-workshop)

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