The Weather

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The Weather

 

Which words mean the same when talking about the weather?

Sunny

Quite Hot

A bit Foggy

Wet

Very Cold

Overcast

Rainy

Bright

Windy

Freezing

Warm

Misty

Breezy

Grey

 

Answers below

 

Read and fill in the gaps with these words:

Foggier    Cloudless    Downpour    Frosty     Mild       Drizzle       Foggy       Winter    Overcast      Patchy Shower      Early     Breeze

 

The weather in the British Isles is neither very hot in Summer, nor cold in 1………..- It is a 2……….. climate, because the proximity of the sea keeps the temperature stable, although it often feels colder because of the 3……….

Although the reputation is that it rains a lot, there aren’t the very strong 4………… that you get in hotter Mediterranean or tropical countries. In Britain it’s more common to hear about 5…………… (verb or noun), which is a very soft rain, and when there is a sudden quick spell of rain in Spring or Summer this is called a 6’………………’.

My favourite time of year is 7…………. autumn, especially the first 8………… mornings, with the white fields and orchards and 9………… blue skies. My county, Kent, is beautiful all year round, but never more so than at this time.

What is true is that the British Isles are not very sunny. Even if it doesn’t rain, many days are 10 ……….

Finally, don’t believe the story about London always being 11 ………….- It almost never is! People have this idea because of mental images of Jack the Ripper. In fact, Spain is far 12 …………. than the United Kingdom, but it’s a myth that just doesn’t go away!

 

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EXERCISE 1: (Sunny=Bright/Quite Hot=Warm/A bit Foggy=Misty/Wet=Rainy/Very Cold=Freezing/Overcast=Grey or Cloudy/Windy=Breezy)
EXERCISE 2: (1. Winter 2. Mild 3. Breeze 4. Downpour 5. Drizzle 6. Patchy Shower 7. Early 8. Frosty 9. Cloudless 10. Overcast 11. Foggy 12. Foggier)

 

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