Copy the following expression in your notebook, we’ll discuss them during class tomorrow.
Talking about the weather
Ten Expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing
- It’s freezing outside!
- It’s a bit chilly. Wrap up warm.
- It’s cold.
- It’s Arctic out there.
- It’s quite fresh – take a jumper.
- You can see your breath in the air.
- It’s below zero.
- It must be minus five or more.
- It’s pretty frosty today.
- My car’s iced up, it’s that cold.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English
- 1 is useful when it’s very cold.
- 2. This is advice to wear warm clothes and a coat etc because it is getting cold. We can use this for summer nights and for winter days.
- 3 is the basic expression you can use in all situations.
- 4 Arctic indicates that it is very cold – colder than normal.
- 5. Some people don’t feel the cold – so we use ‘fresh’ as a positive term.
- 6 describes cold days when your breath forms a cloud – it’s poetic!
- 7 indicates the temperature is very cold. Note we don’t say ‘under zero.’
- 8 We use ‘minus’ with a number to give the exact temperature.
- 9 Frosty mornings are quite common in winter.
- 10 When there is ice on your windscreen, we use this expression.