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Le TEMPS qu'il fait / The WEATHER

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(Updated on 23/02/2013)

 

 
Weather according to Snoopy and friends


 


Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos  
Maps
Symbols  
Definitions and Vocabulary
Facts  
Safety  
Activities :

Listening - Interactive activities - Activities to print -
Lesson plans
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Webquests -
Interactive games
- Games to print - Songs
- Videos

Conversation questions  
Stories, Poems, Idioms and Proverbs  
Superstitions  
Cartoons  
Posters, Signs and Paintings  
Seasons :

Flashcards and Animations - PowerPoint Presentations - Vocabulary -
Pronunciation / Listening
- Cards -
Interactive activities - Activities to print
- Lesson plans - Songs
Spring - Summer
- Autumn / Fall - Winter

Related pages : Weather in geography
Natural disasters (geography)
Natural disasters
(vocabulary and activities)
Environment

 

 

 

Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos :

 

 

 

  • Weather - flashcards (englishraven.com)
    Summer: sunny, hot
    Autumn/Fall: windy, cool
    Winter: snowy, cold
    Spring: sunny/fine, warm
    (Neutral): rainy, stormy, cloudy, clear

 

 

  • Weather Wiz Kids - information, quizzes, games, flashcards... (weatherwizkids.com)

 



Maps :

  • voir les activités et jeux ci-dessous

 

 

 



Symbols :

 

 

 

 



Definitions and Vocabulary :


 

  • Meteorology - images and definitions
    " The science that studies atmospheric phenomena, with a particular focus on forecasting variations in weather."

    (visual.merriam-webster.com)

  • Weather vocabulary + script + interactive quiz
    (BBC)

 

  • Weather Vocabulary + Meaning + Example Sentence + interactive exercises
    (englishclub.com)

 

  • Wind - Synonyms (merriam-webster.com)
    Related Words : blast, blow, flurry, gale, gust, head wind, squall, tail wind, tempest, tornado, windstorm; breath, breeze, puff, waft, zephyr





  • Classification of Wind Speeds (windows.ucar.edu)
    ex : Light Breeze - Strong gale - Storm - Hurricane...
  • Compound Word Cards About Weather (manatee.k12.fl.us)
    "Print on card stock. Cut out the compound words and use as a concentration, matching, or other card game."

  • Weather - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

 

 

 

  • Wind - Nouns / Verbs / Adjectives / Phrases (dictionary.reference.com)
  • Température - vocabulaire (anglais / français)
    + Tableau de Conversion des Températures
    (Ac. Aix-Marseille)

 

 

FACTS :

  • 2013: The year in weather - with photos
    "A year of extremes in weather, from heatwaves in Australia and the US to the awesome power of storms on the British coastline."

    (BBC)

  • Weather for Kids : Information + interactive quiz + worksheets (coming soon)
    (weatherforkids.org)

 

  • Britain's obsession with the weather: 60 per cent admit it's a 'social prop'
    "Oscar Wilde famously condemned it as the “last refuge of the unimaginative” but reearch shows six in 10 Britons use talking about the weather as a social prop."...
      “Britons need weather-talk to help us overcome our social inhibitions and handicaps...
    The variability of the British weather makes it an ideal medium for our social messages."

    (telegraph.co.uk)



 


SAFETY :

 

 



Listening :

  • Snow and Wolves - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE
    "Après plusieurs bulletins consacrés à la PREVISION météo, concentrons-nous sur le temps du bilan, le fameux HAVE + EN
    10-15 cm de neige en GB.
    ECOUTEZ  les conséquences."

    (sabironlangues.typepad.fr)

 

  • Weather Reports
    - Expressions used in a weather report
    - "Listen to the ... weather reports. (easy / medium / difficult)
    Listen again, and then answer the comprehension questions.
    Read the transcripts to check your understanding."

    (englishclub.com)

 

 

  • Everyday English in Conversation - Listening
    Eating / Emotions / Fashion / Friendship / Health / Housing / Life / Memory / Money /
    Romance / Shopping
    / Time / Traveling / Vacation / Weather / Work
    (Focus English)
  • Seasons (with SOUND) - (kizclub.com)
    Click on STORIES / LEVEL 2

 

  • In the sky (with SOUND) - (kizclub.com)
    Click on STORIES / LEVEL 1

 

  • The Four Seasons (esl-lab)
    I. Pre-Listening Exercises II. Listening Exercises III. Post-Listening Exercises
  • Weather - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.