During this PowerPoint Presentation you will work on: * Vocabulary * Grammar * Listening * Reading * Exercises * VideosBy the end of this presentation, you will be able to * Wide your vocabulary about weather and seasons * Describe weather conditions * Use the forms “the past of to be” and “simple past”. You will constantly read what you have to do. Enjoy it!
Click on the link below and pass the cursor over the images. You will read and listen to weather vocabulary http://www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/weather/
Exercise 1: Write the names of the weather images. (send it by e-mail) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Exercise 2: Write the answer of the next question based on theimages. (send it by e-mail)What’s the weather like? Example: It’s stormy. 1. 3. 2. 4. 6. 5.
Exercise 3: Complete the sentences below and write theappropriate word to complete the sentence –Weathervocabulary. (send it by e-mail)Example: The sun is shining! Today is sunny.1. When there is both sun and rain you can see the _________.2. I can hear the sound of __________.3. We can’t see anything. It’s __________.4. It’s snowy! Let’s make a __________.5. It’s rainy! Take an ___________.6. It’s August. This is a __________ month.7. Put warm clothes on! It’s very __________.8. There are many gray __________ in the sky.9. People like skiing when it’s ____________.10. It’s so ___________ in here! Please turn the fan on.
Chicago, where I am from, is called the "WindyCity." In the winter a cold wind blows off LakeMichigan and it snows a lot. The temperature getsvery cold, sometimes below zero.In the spring the weather is great. Its warm and thesnow melts. People plant gardens and start to playoutdoor sports like baseball.In the summer its hot and sometimes humid. Peopleswim and turn on their air conditioners to keepcool. Sometimes it rains or we get thunderstorms.In the fall its cool. People prepare for winter and buywarm clothes like coats and hats. The leaves changecolors and fall from the trees. Its very beautiful.
Exercise 4: Answer the following questions based on the previous text. (Send it by email).Example: When does the temperature get below zero? The temperature gets below zero in winter. 1. When do the leaves change colors in Chicago? 2. Why do people buy warm clothes in fall? 3. When do people plant gardens? 4. When does the snow dissolve? 5. What do people do to keep cool in summer? 6. Where do people practice sports?
Exercise 5: Click on the next five audio links and write what you hear (Send it by email).1.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado1.mp32.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado2.mp33.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado3.mp34.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado4.mp35.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado5.mp3
WAS = I / HE / SHE / IT WERE = YOU / THEY / WE Interrogative structure:was / were + noun + complement + ? Were you in San Andres last month? Affirmative structure:Noun + was / were + complement Yes, I was in San Andres last month. Negative structure:Noun + was / were + not + complement No, I wasn’t in San Andres last month.
DID = I / YOU / HE / SHE / IT / WE / THEY Interrogative structure:Did + noun + verb (in present) + complement + ? Did you help Henry with the box? Affirmative structure: Noun + verb (in past) + complement Yes, I helped Henry with the box. Negative structure:Noun + did + not + verb (in present) + complement No, I didn’t help Henry with the box.
What did you study? Why did she turn the lights on? I studied medicine. Because It was very dark in here. When did he make the cookies? Where did they go on vacations?He made the cookies yesterday. They went to Paris.
What was the weather like yesterday? What did he do yesterday? It was cloudy. He jumped from a plane. How was your mother? Who was pregnant? She was sick. Mary was pregnant.
Exercise 6: Listen to Marge describing her vacations photographs. Enumerate the pictures based on the order Marge describe her photos. (Send it by email).http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Intermedio_Leccion5/I5_Dialog.mp3
Dear Marie:Its the third day of our cruise. We went tothe beach on the first day. The childrenplayed in the sand and swam in the oceanwhile my husband and I relaxed in the sun Marie Bakerand drank cocktails. I also went snorkeling 123 First Avenueand saw a lot of colorful fish. San Diego, CA 54321The food on the ship is fantastic. We ate atthe buffet last night and we ate in thedining room the night before. Its abeautiful ship. It has a huge pool whichwe swam in yesterday afternoon.I hope things are going well at work. Ill beback soon.Marge
Exercise 7: Answer the following questions based on theprevious postal –past simple. (Send it by email). E.G Where did they go? They went to the beach. 1. Where did the children play? 2. What did they drink? 3. What did she see? 4. How was the food on the ship? 5. When did she eat at the buffet? 6. When did they swim in the ship’s pool?
If you have a question about the exercises, please e-mail me.