UNIT 8 IRISH WEATHER

PART 3A WEATHER FORECAST LISTENING – AUDIO

Listen to the audio extract below and fill in the grid in the book. You will hear the weather forecast twice.

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Listen online by clicking BeFunky_ku-xlarge.jpg below or click on the specialbutton_9 download symbol in the top right-hand corner of the ‘soundcloud’ link below to start your free download. 


WEATHER FORECAST LISTENING – VIDEO 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVANcZdZZGo


 

USEFUL ONLINE RESOURCES FOR UNIT 8

WARM UP

Irish Weather Forecast Online – http://www.met.ie/

http://www.ireland.com/en-us/about-ireland/discover-ireland/irelands-weather/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_Ireland


PART 1A WEATHER VOCABULARY

weather-in-english

https://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/weather-vocabulary.htm

https://www.timeanddate.com/weather/glossary.html


PART 1B IRISH WEATHER

https://serc.carleton.edu/sp/library/guided_discovery/examples/seasons.html

https://www.livescience.com/26273-gulf-stream.html

http://www.discoveringireland.com/rainfall-in-ireland/

http://www.dailyedge.ie/conversation-every-irish-person-has-about-the-weather-1313580-Feb2014/


PART 2 DESCRIBE WEATHER THE IRISH WAY

http://www.dailyedge.ie/bad-irish-winter-weather-phrases-1166321-Nov2013/

http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/14-things-youll-only-hear-3063759

http://www.thejournal.ie/sse-airtricity-pride-weather-3003134-Oct2016/

http://www.her.ie/life/sure-its-desperate-out-ten-things-irish-people-love-saying-about-the-weather/26375


PART 3B NOW YOU – BECOME A WEATHER FORECASTER

http://www.survivopedia.com/reading-natures-signs-to-predict-weather/

https://www.thoughtco.com/weather-signs-of-incoming-storm-756025


PART 4 HOW WEATHER AFFECTS CHARACTER

https://www.bustle.com/articles/113278-6-scientific-ways-weather-affects-your-mood-so-you-can-adapt-your-mind-and-body-through

http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=1059

http://sciencing.com/weather-affect-us-23423.html

http://nancyfulda.livejournal.com/324355.html


ON YOUR OWN

1. Watch the (joke) weather forecast from ‘D’Unbelieveables’: The Weather Room’ online. It’s a very strong Irish accent, so see what you can understand, if anything…

D’Unbelievables – ‘The Weather Room’

 

 

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