Weather- Adverbs of Frequency Practice

Level: Intermediate

Topic: Weather

Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs

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Weather- Adverbs of Frequency Practice
Think of a question about weather such as one of those below, imagine what your 
partner’s answer might be, and write that answer down. Then ask the question and see if 
your partner’s answer is what you thought. 

Suggested questions
Do you feel… in the…?
Do you feel… when it is…?
Do you feel… when there is…?
Do you feel… when there are…?

How often do you… in the…?
How often do you… when it is…?
How often do you… when there is…?
How often do you… when there are…?

How often does it… in (name of place)?
How often is there… in (name of place)?
How often is it… in (name of place)?

Suggested answers
always
almost always
usually/ generally
often
sometimes
occasionally
rarely
hardly ever
almost never
never

once

a

day
week
month
year

every

two days
two weeks
two months
three months
two years
two…
three…
four…
….

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2019

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Suggested weather to talk about

verb

noun

adjective

X

X

baking

X

blizzard

X

X

X

boiling

clears up

blue skies/ clear skies

X

X

(summer) breezes

breezy

clouds over

clouds

cloudy

X

cold

cold

cools down

coolness

cool

X

cyclone

X

X

X

(minus) … degrees

drizzles

drizzle

drizzly

dries up

X

dry

floods

flood/ flooding

flooded

X

fog

foggy

freezes

X

freezing/ frozen

X

frost

frosty

X

gales/ strong winds

X

X

grey skies

grey

hails

hail/ hailstorm/ hailstones

X

heats up

heat

hot

X

humidity

humid

X

hurricane

X

X

ice

icy

X

Indian summer

X

X

(thunder) and lightning

X

X

mist

misty

X

monsoon/ rainy season

X

rains

rain

rainy

X

(April) showers

X

X

smog

smoggy

snows

snow

snowy

X

storm(s)

stormy

sun shines

sun

sunny

thunders

thunder

thundery

X

typhoon

X

warms up

warmth

warm

wind blows

wind

windy

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2019

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Weather word formation
Without looking above, write the right letters in each gap below. Some don’t need any 
letters, so leave the gap empty.  

verb

noun

adjective

X

X

bak_____

X

blizz_______

X

X

X

boil_____

clears up

blue skies/ clear _______

X

X

(summer) breezes

breez______

clouds over

cloud______

cloudy

X

cold

cold_____

cools _____

coolness

cool

X

cycl______

X

X

X

(minus) … degree_____

drizzles

drizzle

drizzl______

dries ________

X

dry

floods

flood/ flooding

flood_____

X

fog

fogg______

freezes

X

freezing/ fr_______

X

frost______

frosty

X

gales/ ________ winds

X

X

grey _______

grey

hails

hail/ hail_____/ hail_______

X

heats up

heat

h________

X

humid_______

humid

X

hurric______

X

X

ice

ic______

X

Indian __________

X

X

(thunder) and light_______

X

X

mist

mist_______

X

monsoon/ rainy ______

X

rains

rain_______

rainy

X

(April) showers

X

X

smog

smog______

snows

snow_______

snowy

X

storm(s)

storm_______

sun _______

sun

sunny

thunders

thunder

thunder______

X

typhoo_____

X

warms up

warm______

warm

wind _________

wind

windy

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2019

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Mixed hints
-
-ane
-ard
blows
down
-ed
-gy
-ing
-ity
-n
-ning
-one
-ot
-ozen
-s
season
shines
skies
skies
-stones
-storm
strong
summer
-th
up
-y

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2019

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