breezy微风阵阵gentlewind和风 gale wind 大风 heavy/high wind 大风 windy and dusty 风沙 stormy wind 暴风 gust阵风 piercing wind 寒风typhoon台风 light air 1 级风 light breeze 2 级风 gentlebreeze 3 级风 moderate breeze 4 级风 fresh breeze 5 级风 strong breeze 6 级风 moderate gale 7 级风 fresh gale 8 级风 strong gale 9 级风 whole gale 10 级风 storm 11 级风 hurricane 12 级风 / 飓风
Rainy turns to cloudyThunder storm Sunny to cloudy Snowy Cloudy Overcast
1. a. General weather conditions for today: ________________ b. Temperature: High: _________________ c. Weather outlook ____________________________________ 2. a. When did the storm started ands how long did it last? _____________________________________________ b. How damaging was the storm? ________________________________________________ Fine and pleasant 18° C (64°F) Cloudy with outbreaks of heavy shower. It started around 8 p.m. and lasted for about three minutes It caused four deaths and serious damage including a power failure. LISTENING TASKS
Listening tasks: Did you hear the weather forecast? 1. What are Alan and Michelle doing? a. They are planning a picnic for the department. b. The are having a picnic organized by the department. c. They are drinking and talking about the weather. d. They are drinking and talking about the weather. 2. What can you infer from their talk? a. Michelle likes having a picnic on a sunny day. b. Alan is expecting a gentle breeze to cool himself off. c. They haven’t had much sunshine recently. d. Much to their surprise, bad weather is setting in.
3. What do you know about Alan? a. He thinks the department has misjudged the weather situation for the day. b. he dismisses the idea of having an annual picnic as silly. c. He dislikes pre-arranged activities and would rather go somewhere on his own d. He prefers having a little doze after drinking. Did you hear the weather forecast?
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