LESSON 4. WHAT’S THE WEATHER LIKE TODAY?
1. Look at the photo. Do you think it is real or fake? Who is this person? What is he doing?
2. Do you ever watch weather programmes? Do you prefer weather forecast on TV, on the radio or on the Internet? Which weather forecast is more accurate? What are the advantages and disadvantages of weather forecasts on TV, on the radio and on the Internet?
3. Look at the symbols often used in the weather forecast. What do they mean?
4. Ex. 4 a, p. 107. You will hear a weather forecast for Britain for the next day. Look at the two maps below. Which map is described?
5. Ex. 4 b, p. 107. Listen and answer the questions.
What season is it?
In which part of the country is it going to be cold?
In which part of the country are there going to be some precipitations?
Which part will have the best weather tomorrow?
What does the meteorologist suggest that people should take in the Central part of Britain?
6. Ex. 5 a, b, p. 108. Look at the sentences from the weather forecast. What is the meaning of the underlined words?
7. Ex. 6, p. 109. Use the phases below and make up sentences for the weather forecast. Use “since” and “for” phrases from the PHRASE BOX.
8. Ex. 7 p.110. Imagine that you are a meteorologist. Look at the online weather forecast for the weekend. Prepare a weather report for TV weather programme. RECORD a video and send it to YOUR teacher. Be logical, sound emotional and use your body language.
9. For more information:
10. Practise your vocabulary:
11. Practise your listening skills: