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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 2 VMBO-KGT Workbook

C. Weather forecast -

C. Weather forecast - let’s talk Now talk about the video in class: • Have you ever watched the weather forecast? • This is not a serious weather forecast. Why would they joke about this? • At some point the man says: ‘It’s raining cats and dogs.’ This is a common saying in English. Do you know what it means? • The temperatures are not in Celsius, like in the Netherlands. Do you know what their metric temperature is called? A common saying = een veelvoorkomend gezegde 2 A. Radio weather forecast - prepare You can listen to the weather forecast, but you can read it too. There is usually a weather forecast in the newspaper. Let’s find out more. Match the words with the correct meaning. Use a dictionary if necessary. 1. today 2. chance of rain 3. windy 4. umbrella 5. north 6. thunderstorm 7. east 8. dry 9. cloudy 10. west 11. south 12. sunny 13. cold d. winderig i. paraplu o. oost r. droog a. zuid c. west t. koud e. bewolkt a. kans op regen f. onweersbui s. zonnig r. vandaag o. noord 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 B. Radio weather forecast - while listening You are going to listen to a weather forecast on the radio. Check your understanding. 1. Is it true or false? Do this exercise while you listen. The name of the weather reporter is Adam. It is not very warm in the North of the UK. The advice is to use an umbrella outside. In the East there is rain in the morning only. TRUE FALSE 83 ALL ABOUT THE WEATHER - COME RAIN OR SHINE - KGT

2. What is the weather forecast for the middle and the West of the UK? Answer in Dutch. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 3. What does Heather tell you about the weather in the south of the UK? a. There’s some rain but the temperature is higher than the rest of the UK. b. There are clouds but it is still the sunniest part of the UK, but it is quite cold. c. All weather conditions are much better there than in the rest of the UK. 4. When will there be a new weather forecast? a. At the end of the morning b. In an hour c. At 10 o’clock C. Radio weather forecast - after listening Check your understanding. Put the topics of the conversation in the correct order. Listen again if necessary. In the middle... _______________________ In the North... _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ In the South .... _______________________ _______________________ 84 ALL ABOUT THE WEATHER - COME RAIN OR SHINE - KGT