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New York English: A Weather Lesson

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, May 25, 2011 @ 03:37 PM

New York English

In today's lesson, you will learn about a common topic of conversation in New York English and American English in general, that topic is the weather. As I mentioned in an earlier post about how to make small talk in the US, New Yorkers like to talk about the weather. So if you are learning New York English, this lesson can help you add new expressions and words to your vocabulary. Learn about the 4 seasons in New York and how to talk about them from 2 native English speakers.



New Words and Expressions in Today's Lesson:


  • To be on cloud nine
  • It's raining cats and dogs
  • Sizzling
  • Sweltering
  • To wrap up


Do you know these words and expressions? Listen to the audio recording below and learn to use them in a real English conversation.





Keep Learning!



  • Check the listening script for any words that you didn't understand in today's audio recording



Practical Tips for your Life in the U.S.


 photo credit- Tony the Misfit

Topics: English Lessons, Daily Life in the US, United States Culture, Vocabulary Workshop, Life in New York, Listening Practice

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