How to Talk About the Weather in English

source: Oxford Online English    2017年3月16日
Do you know what it means if someone says 'it’s chucking it down today?' If someone says 'it’s baking today', do you know what they are talking about?
In this class, you’ll learn words, phrases and idioms that you can use to describe different kinds of weather.
British people are famous for talking about the weather. Do you know why? It’s because in the UK we have a lot of weather. You never know what the weather will be like. You can have all four seasons in one day.
We are going to look at a typical British day, so the weather is going to be very changeable. This means that weather can change quickly and unpredictably. It can be sunny, and then 30 minutes later, it will start snowing.
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In this lesson, you can learn:
- Useful English vocabulary and phrases to talk about different types of weather.
- How to use idioms and other native-English phrases to describe different kinds of weather.
- How to use the new words and phrases in full, clear English sentences.