SEASONS

In the UK there are four seasons. Each season is spread over 3 months:-

Listen to EnglishSPRING

March April May

 

Listen to EnglishSUMMER

June July August

 

Listen to EnglishAUTUMN

September October November

 

Listen to EnglishWINTER

December January February

Each season has distinctive weather and cultural significance:-

SPRING

English spring
In spring the days grow longer, the weather is warmer but it often rains and can get very windy. We celebrate Easter in the spring.

SUMMER

English summer
In summer the days are long and the weather’s usually warm and sometimes even hot. We usually go on holiday in the summer.

 

AUTUMN

English autumn
In autumn the days get shorter, it gets colder and the leaves fall from the trees. We celebrate Halloween in autumn.

 

WINTER

English winter
In winter the days are short and it is generally cold and often wet, sometimes it snows. We celebrate Christmas in the winter.

Prepositions of time

We use in for seasons.

For example:

In Russia it is cold in (the) winter.

MOST OF THE SEASONS HAVE THEIR OWN ADJECTIVE.

Spring

There is no real adjective, but you could say “spring like”.

For example:-

The weather is very spring like.

 

Summer

The adjective is summery.

For example:-

I like summery weather.

 

Autumn

The adjective is autumnal.

For example:-

There is an autumnal feeling in the air.

 

Winter

The adjective is wintry.

For example:-

The forecast said there would be wintry showers tomorrow.

 

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