Hot weather - Intermediate
Everyone talks about the weather - especially when it's nice. Here's what you can say.
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- It's nice and warm today.
- It's pretty hot, isn't it?
- We're having a heatwave!
- It's so hot! It must be over 80.
- It's nice in the sun.
- The weather's lovely.
- It's a lovely day.
- It's absolutely boiling!
- It's positively tropical today.
- It's sunny today, isn't it?
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- 1 we often combine 'nice' + 'warm' to be very positive.
- 2 is useful when the weather is hot - maybe almost too hot.
- 3 is used when the weather has been very hot for a number of days.
- 4. This is like 2, so maybe it's almost too hot. Note we use Fahrenheit degrees.
- 5 is useful even for winter days - in the sun it's nice, but in the shade it may be cold.
- 6 and 7 are both common general expressions.
- 8 and 9 are used when the weather is unusually hot.
- 10 is the most common expression taught in books. It's particularly common with the tag question.