Free Online English Lessons The Weather

Vocabulary, Level B1+

British people always talk about the weather! Here is an exercise to practise vocabulary related to this topic.

Exercise 1

The following are adjectives we often use to describe the weather. Can you match the word with its meaning?

MeaningAdjective
1. hot and wet weather which makes you feel uncomfortable 
2. bright, light and very pleasant 
3. very, very hot 
4. thick cloud close to the ground which makes it difficult to see 
5. stormy and noisy 
6. very blowy 
7. the sky is full of cloud 
8. very, very, cold 
9. wild, windy and sometimes rainy too 
10. wet 
Exercise 2

Choose the correct word to complete the blanks in the following sentences.

1. There was a terrible storm last night. Thunder and , even the cat was terrified!  
2. It wasn't really cold but I felt a bit in the wind.  
3. You must take your umbrella with you, it's with rain.  
4. It was so that we couldn't see more than a few yards ahead of us.  
5. The weather got it wrong again. They promised us a hot and dry summer and we have had rain every day!  
6. They promised us a but the weather has been cold, wet and miserable all summer.  
7. It started to rain while I was waiting for the bus so I got to the skin.  
8. Do you mind if I open the window? It is very in here.  
9. It is blowing so hard, I think we might be in for a .  
10. The was very high which made it difficult to sleep.  

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