小測驗 — 描述春季氣候的常用詞語

Spring weather words

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冬去春來,氣候逐漸回暖。英語中有一些專門用來描述春季特有的氣候變化。通過做下面的測驗,學習這些實用的詞彙。

1. As winter fades away and spring arrives, how do we tend to describe the change in temperature?

a) It’s cooling down

b) It’s warming out

c) It’s scorching

d) It’s warming up

2. During one part of spring, you may experience regular but brief periods of heavy rain. What are these sometimes informally referred as?

a) April showers

b) The rainy season

c) January downpours

d) Spring showers

3. Although spring might be here, it’s not summer yet. So how might we describe the temperature at nightime?

a) humid

b) chilly

c) frosty

d) none of the above

4. In the northern hemisphere, what do we call the time when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator, and the days start becoming longer than the nights?

a) Spring day

b) Spring equinox

c) Spring solstice

d) Sunrise           

5. During spring the wind can sometimes blow quite strongly. How can we describe this type of weather?

a) blustery

b) blustering

c) blusty

d) all of the above

6. Spring is the  season when everything comes to life. Which spring-related idiom describes someone who is happy and lively?

a) No spring chicken

b) Full of spring weather

c) Full of the joys of spring

d) Spring in your step

答案

1) d, 2) a, 3) b, 4) b, 5) a, 6) c.