There are many different types of weather such as windy, foggy, rainy or snowy. Make sure you learn how to describe various weather conditions so that you can explain to others why you are late or early, or the traffic was bad and so on…
In this Podcast, you will learn:
(1) How to describe the weather condition you can see
(2) How to find out about the likely weather tomorrow
Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:
(5) 今天有雨：Today is rainy Grammar notes: to describe the weather, you can follow this easy pattern: 今天有（ ）：Today is ( ) Eg. 今天有(雪)：Today is (snowy) 今天有(风)：Today is (windy)
(6) 今天天气怎么样？How is the weather today?
(7) 今天天气好吗？Is the weather good today?
(8) 今天天气不好：The weather is not good today.
Note: to sound more like a native speaker when you describe the weather, you can use the verbs below:
今天下雨：Today is raining
今天下雪：Today is snowing
今天下雾：Today is foggy
今天刮风：Today is windy
(10)今天晴天：Today is sunny
(11)明天晴天：Tomorrow is sunny To ask about the weather, you can use Question:明天天气好吗？Will the weather be good tomorrow? Answer: 好, 明天晴天：Good, tomorrow will be a sunny day
(12)今天天气真好：Today the weather is really good
(13)今天天（儿）真好：Today the weather is really good (more casual)
Note: As part of the Beijing way of speaking, people like to add “儿” in the sentence. Saying this will make you sound more local and like a native speaker.
(14)今天天气真不好：Today weather is really bad
(15)阴天：Cloudy and gloomy
(16)今天阴天：Today is cloudy and gloomy
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