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The Weather

Some people say that England does not have a climate. It has weather. The weather changes so often that all seasons seem to take place in a single day! When two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather Samuel Johnson, The Idler, ( 1758-1760)

What s the weather like today?


what was the weather like yesterday?

weather vreme

SUN
It is sunny. It is warm and sunny. It is a sunny day. Lovely weather, isnt it? Nice weather were having!

Today

Yesterday

It was hot. It was a real sizzler.

Cloud
It is cloudy today. There are clouds in the sky. It is cold.

Idioms
He has his head in the clouds. He is not realistic. He lives in cloud cucko land He is on cloud nine = He is very happy. He is under a cloud. = He is unpopular. Every cloud has a silver lining. = Tot raul e spre bine. ( lining= captuseala)

Rain
It is raining today. It is a rainy day. It is wet.

Light rain

Its just a shower.

Heavy rain

Idioms
It s pouring with rain. Ploua cu galeata.
Lovely weather for ducks. Vreme ploioasa.rain

Snow
It s snowing today. It s a snowy day.
Sled= sanie It s freezing . It s a frosty day.

Wind
The wind is blowing. It s a windy day.

Idioms
To talk to the wind= a vorbi la pereti To go to the wind= a disparea fara urma There s something in the wind= pluteste ceva in aer

Storm
Its a stormy day.

Thunder Lightning
The storm is the air.

Idioms/ phrases
To storm into a room= a navali ca o furtuna intr-o camera Clap of thunder= tunet A storm in a cup of tea= multa cearta pentru nimic A strike of lightning. = un fulger

Fog

Mist

Smog
Fum+ceata

It is a foggy day. It is a misty day. It is smoggy.

Rainbow

Pay attention:
Noun
Sun Rain Wind Snow Cloud Storm

Adjective
Sunny Rainy Windy Snowy Cloudy Stormy

Temperature
Celsius/Centigrade scale- degrees Celsius Fahrenheit scale- degrees Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit to Celsius conversion formula XC= [ (X *9): 5 ] +32 F

Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion formula XF = [ ( X-32) * 5] : 9 C

What s the temperature in today?

It is 30 centigrades.

What was the temperature in yesterday?


It was minus five degrees Centigrade.

-5 * C

Exercises
I . Answer the question: whats the weather like today?

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

a. It is rainy today. b. It is snowy today.

c. It is a stormy day today.

d. It is windy today.

e. It is hot today.

II. Match the words to the images then answer the question What was the weather like yesterday? ( potriviti cuvintele cu imaginile si raspundeti la inrebare)

a. windy and rainy


1. 4.

d. snowy

b. cloudy
2.
5.

e. stormy

3.

c. hot
6.

f. sunny

Answers:

1.

c. hot

4.

b. cloudy

d. snowy 2.

f. sunny 5.

e. stormy 3.

6.

a. Windy and rainy

III. Watch this weather broadcast. Say if it is true or false. ( Urmariti acest buletin meteorologic. Spuneti daca este adevarat sau fals.)
1. Bucharest 10 C It is cold.

2. London

32 C

It is warm.

3. Paris

- 10 C

It is hot.

4. New York

20 C

It is freezing cold.

Answers:
1. It is cold and cloudy in Bucharest. It is ten degrees Centigrades. True

2. It is hot and sunny in London. It is thirty two degrees Centigrades. False

3. It is snowy and freezing cold in Paris. It is minus ten degrees Centigrades. False

4. It is warm and rainy in New York. It is twenty degrees Centigrades. False

By the way, what s the weather like in Bacau today? Thank you for your attention. Good bye and see you on next Wednesday!