La Météo – The Weather

La Météo – The Weather

Did you know that they use Celsius (the metric system) instead of Fahrenheit with the weather in France?

To convert ºC to ºF, use this formula: C x 1.8 = 32 = F

For example, 0º C = 32º F     or       15º C = 59º F

Le Temps – The Weather

Quel temps fait-il?  “What’s the weather like?” or “How’s the weather?”

   –Il fait du soleil.   =    “It’s sunny.”
  -Il fait beau.  =          “It’s nice out.”
  -Il fait chaud.    =      “It’s hot.”
   -Il pleut.  =                “It’s raining”
   -Il fait mauvais.  =      “It’s yucky out.”
Il fait du vent.   =    “It’s windy.”
Il fait frais.     =     “It’s cool.”
-Il fait froid.   =         “It’s cold.”
Il y a des nuages.  =    “It’s cloudy.” (literally- there are clouds)
-Il neige.  =  It’s snowing.

Les Saisons    (seasons)         (“in” + season)

l’hiver (m)        en hiver                  (Winter)
l’été (m)          en été                    (Summer)
l’automne (m)     en automne             (Fall)
le printemps (m)   au printemps            (Spring)

“It’s the Fall”   =    C’est l’automne        /     “In the Fall”   =      en automne

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Take a look at the forecast in France from France Mété

Les Jeux : Games
 (You will need to know this additional phrase- “Je suis trempé = I’m soaked”)

Le Temps – Get yourself acquainted with the weather vocabulary. After you hear the vocabulary, you click on the correct word to answer the question. 

Quel temps fait-il? –  You will write in the answers.

Cherche les mots –  A weather-related wordsearch.

Jeu de memoire – Memory game

Les Mots Rapides – You have to type in the weather expression you hear before the bowling ball drops.

Est-ce qu’il fait chaud?
 – There will be a weather scenario depicted. You get to roll the scrolls to choose the 2 parts of the correct answer ( oui ou non ) and then the correct weather scenario.

Est-ce qu’il fait froid? – You get to be the Weather DJ! Pick from the records you to choose the correct weather scenario.

La météo en France  –  Fill in the weather for France with the help of the weather-woman.

Attrape les mots  –  In this game, you have to aim for the correct words, and move by using the left and right arrows. You must fill the words in in order!

 Chat-man –  A game very similar to Pacman. You go for the big red circles, and have to answer questions. I’m not sure if the 3rd level questions have any reason behind them. Good luck!

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Autres Activités

Weather picture practice – You’ll need to know “Le ciel est couvert” / “The sky is covered” & “Il fait du brouillard” / “It’s foggy” & “Le temps est nuageux” / “It’s cloudy”.

Quia – matching, concentration, etc. with weather vocabulary

 

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