In this post we learn some words and expressions we use when we want to talk about weather. Let’s start with a conversation
Level : Intermediate
Hey what’s your favorite season ?
I’m in love with winter. I mean I am crazy about snow and skiing and mountains and everything.
Wow, you re really into winter, huh ? Do you actually go skiing ?
You bet I do. I mean I try to be safe, so I always check this app I’ve got on my cellphone which is all about weather. You know sometimes skiers are warned about a possible avalanche.
Oh that can be dangerous and you are really brave. I mean I’m totally afraid of snow and storm and everything related to that season.
Oh , I totally get you! Once I was travelling and the airplane couldn’t land because of the blizzard!
Oh my Gosh! That would be scary! Hey look outside the window. Look at those flurries! It’s snowing!
avalanche /ˈavəlɑːnʃ/ : a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside
blizzard /ˈblɪzəd/ : a severe snowstorm with high winds
Flurry /ˈflʌri/ : a small swirling mass of something, especially snow , moved by sudden gusts of wind
Now it’s time to listen to the conversation :