Why it it useful to learn weather vocabulary? We use weather as one of our topics for small talk so it is essential that you know what people are talking about and can participate. Moreover, knowing weather vocabulary will help you understand reading activities and exam exercises. Here you will learn 12 pieces of vocabulary for 4 different areas of weather – storm, snow, wind and rain. Of course, there are
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what I’ve done recently, Mari Condo, the CELTA teaching course and an article about the order of the words tick tock.
Imagine you are reading an article, story or exam reading paper and the main character is walking home, watching their feet kicking the *____ as they walked, and listening to the sound it made. If we put *tightly packed snow, we would visualise white thick snow and the sound would be a crunching noise. But if we insert *slush we would visualise an almost grey, melting wet unpleasant snow and the watery sloshing sound. The overall effect would be different. Now we see that using a more defined word than snow can change our comprehension and if you don’t know those words you can miss a lot.
Spot the two mistakes, The difference between subject and object pronouns, Word Order Rule, My video answer to the Spot the mistake question, U.K. and USA English Quiz, Idioms from Last week’s quiz
Here is the number one tip you need to fix those mistakes you are making again and again in your written English.