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Talking about the Weather


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Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some useful phrases for talking about the weather.


Weather vocabulary

Weather is sunshine, rain, snow, wind, and storms. It's what is going on outside right now. The weather is different at different places around the planet. Learn and practise weather vocabulary!

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What am I?

Let me tell you something about myself. Then see if you can guess what I am. Click on the question mark for the answer.

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I am hot and bright
I live in the sky
I give you heat and light
I disappear in the night

sun


I am hot and bright
I live in the sky
I give you heat and light
I disappear in the night

English expressions: weather

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Watch me in the sky
Watch me floating by
Fluffy, puffy, white or grey
I can bring you snow or rain

cloud


Watch me in the sky
Watch me floating by
Fluffy, puffy, white or grey
I can bring you snow or rain

Weather: useful expressions

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Sometimes I'm very strong
Sometimes I'm just a breeze
Although you can't see me
I blow in the trees

wind


Sometimes I'm very strong
Sometimes I'm just a breeze
Although you can't see me
I blow in the trees

Simple phrases about weather

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I am like a cloud
Close to the ground
And when I am thick
I can hide everything

fog


I am like a cloud
Close to the ground
And when I am thick
I can hide everything


How is the weather?

We usually use it is when we talk about the weather. Here are some examples.

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It's rainy.

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It's sunny.

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It's cold.

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It's hot.


Rhymes for learning English

We like these rhymes about the weather! Do you?

Try to recite these rhymes in different ways, just for fun! For example, say one line quickly, and one line slowly. Also, you can add some actions (mime, clap, stamp, knock, and so on).

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Rain, rain, go away!
Come again some other day.
Little Rosie, little Rosie
Wants to play.

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Today it's snowy.
Today is cold.
I like the snow,
It's white and soft.

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What's the weather, everyone?
Is it windy? Is it cloudy?
Is it stormy? Is it foggy?
Is there rain? Or is there sun?
Wind, rain, snow, and sun.
Every kind of weather
Is wonderful and fun!

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Whether the weather be fine,
Or whether the weather be not,
Whether the weather be cold,
Or whether the weather be hot,
We'll weather the weather
Whatever the weather
Whether we like it or not.