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Episode 03

Tess and Ravi discuss a topic that many British people like to talk about all the time - can you guess what it is? Adam reports on some of the different ways you said you greet each other.

Tess & Ravi

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Task 3

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Tell us about the climate in your country.

Is it always the same or does it change a lot? What are the best times of year and the worst? What temperature do you think is a hot day and what temperature do you think is a cold day?


Language level

Intermediate: B1


Hi everyone! I'm from Brazil!

The Brazilian territory, due to its location and great extension, presents different types of climate. The main climates of Brazil are: equatorial, tropical, semiarid, tropical atlantic, tropical atlantic and subtropical. Where I live there is the tropical climate.

My house is next to an paradisical beach, and in the summers it is the attraction of many surfers.
The temperature, with average annual between 18 ° C and 22 ° C, is lower in the higher relief areas.

In France, my native country, climate is temperate. The four seasons are pretty differents but the weather doesn't change a lot in a same day like in England or in Melbourne where i am actually. Temperatures are very variables according to where you are in the country. In Brittany, near the ocean, in the hotest month which is august, it's around 25°C. Although, overwhere in the country, it can be 40°C. In winter, where i live, in Lyon, near to the Alps, it's often snowy, but it's rarely very cold, mostly between 0 and 5°C during winter month, from december to february.

In my Country Afghanistan, the climate is good enough always same not quite changeable. Mostly there are sunny days. The best time of year is April to September. During March and April, it’s rains a lot and wet. But you enjoy the raining. My fav months is May to September, we have less rains and with lots of dry days. We don’t have hot summer in most areas. The winter is too cold during Dec and Feb, in some areas the temperature goes upto -10 particularly in central and north-east region.

Hi everyone,

In Sweden the weather is very bad. It is very cold, cloudy and raining a lot. Here in Sweden the weather is the same as in London. It changes a lot, and you can not guess how it will be. In summer it's quite nice, however, it is still possible to get rain.


In my region the climate is temperate. The minimum temperature is twenty five grade and the maximum forty grade.But incredible here is not hell Because the high humidity the sensation therm has range of forty-five grade. don't disturb because amazon region isn't the hell.

In Holland we have four seasons. The climate is temperate, but the weather is more unpredictable. More rainy days, more hot days and more wind. The winter is less cold. People in Holland talks a lot about the weather. It's our favourite topic. Spring is best season.

Hi everyone. I'm from Tehran in Iran. Here we have four season. In summer the weather is too hot up to 40°C and usually is sunny. The summer in Tehran is longer than other season about 4 month. In winter the weather is cold and often is dry. This year we had only one snowy day. In autumn usually the weather is cold and sometimes is windy. But in spring the weather is so good.

In Spain, my country, we have very good weather. There are many months of sun and a beautiful light that allows us to spend a lot of time outdoors.

It´s a pity that with the climate change the climate is having more radically and the stations are very hots and don´t rain nothing.

Hello, everyone! I'm Gordon. My hometown is Taiyuan, ShanXi China. This city is in the north of China. And in our country, we have four season(spring, summer,autumn and winter). The hottest season is summer whose temperature is up to 30 degree centigrade in my hometown. And the coldest season is winter whose temperature is up to -20 degree centigrade. I don't like the temperature is too high or too low, I think the temperature which is mezzo(20-28 degree centigrade) is perfect for me. If the temperature is higher than 30 degree ,It is hot for me and if the temperature is lower than 10 degree ,It is cold for me.


Hi, I’m Çağrı from Turkey. Turkey is a big country so the weather depens on regions.
For example in the North of Turkey, it’s name is Karadeniz Region the weather is constantly cloudy and rainy. Winter’s climate is often cloudy and rainy, sometimes sonowy and cold. In summer cloudy.

in the south of Turkey, it’s name is Akdeniz Region the weather is temperature climate. Winter’s climate is often cloudy and rainy. in summer the weather is sunny and hot. Besides Akdeniz region expecially Antalya is very famous holiday center.Antalya’s sea,beach,sun is great so Antalya is visited by a lot of tourist from many countries.

in the east of Turkey, it’s name is East Anadolu Region the weather is summer and winter is very differnt. Winter’s climate is very cold and summer the weather is very hot and dry.The temperature can be sometimes, in winter -40 °C, in summer +40 °C in this region.

in the west of Turkey, it’s name is Ege Region winter’s climate is often snowy and summer the weather is hot and sunny. But expecially Ege Region’s depends on plant cover and the other factors. For example I have living in Kütahya in Ege Region. Kütahya has got very high and beatiful mountains so in winter is so cold and snowy and in summer the weather is not to hot, it is warm. İn fact in summer night’s climate is cool and fresh.