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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #119492: Vocabulary: we’re freezing!
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    Vocabulary: we’re freezing!


    The weather is always referred to in conversation. Many expressions deal with "heat" and "heatwaves", but many are dealing with "the cold" too. 

     

     

    They'll be studied in this lesson. 

     

                                                             

     

    How to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius: T(°C) = T(°F) - 32) / (9/5) => T(°C) = (T(°F) - 32) / 1.8
    How to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit: T(°F) = T(°C) × 9/5 + 32 => T(°F) = T(°C) × 1.8 + 32


    A few corresponding measures OF TEMPERATURES:

    - 10°F= -23.33 °C/ 0°F= -17.78°C/ 32°F= 0°C50°F= 10°C/ 60°F= 15.56°C/ 80°F= 26.67°C/ 100°F= 37.78°C/ 212°F= 100°C...

    A few usual temperatures... 19°C = 66.2°F // 25°C= 77°F // The temperatures of the body: from "36.5°C  to 39.5°C = 97.7°F to 103.1°F. 

    As soon as the temperatures are no longer usual, our body is suffering and being jeopardised. In the test test , we had seen how the body reacted to very high temperatures. In this lesson, we'll learn the vocabulary dealing with the cold, when the body has to be covered and protected, insulated from the cold.  

     

                                                       





     Sleet  Hail 
     a hailstone  to hail 
     fog a peasouper 
     foggy/ misty/ hazy                                   to lift/ to disperse 
     frost             white frost/ ground frost                                 
     hoarfrost  to freeze froze, frozen)
     to ice up ice/ icy
     black ice a sheet of black ice 

     

                                        

                          

     Snow/ to snow  a snowflake 
     a snowfall  a blanket of snow                                      
     a snowdrift  an avalanche 
     a snow plough                                        a snow day
     snowy snow-covered
     snowbound to melt

     

                                                               

     

     Cold  It's cold 
     Cool  It's cool! 
     It's nice and cool!                                  in the cool of the night                                
     To feel the cold  it's icy cold in here! 
     I'm freezing!  It's chilly 
     It's nippy!  To chill/ to cool 
     It's getting colder/ cooler!               I'm perished 

     

     

                                         

     

                                                      Hot drinks, blankets, woollens and slippers ...

     

    In these times of very high temperatures, it was very pleasant to deal with cool words and expressions...   In the meantime, no matter how hot or cold the weather might be when you face this test, I give you THE FORCE! 

     

     



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    1. During the storm, as big as golf balls destroyed gardens and crops in the area.

    2. ' Oh dear, really, ...' « Well, I think in here and ! I need a hot chocolate to warm up... »

    3. The first appeared in the morning, and by noon, a wonderful covered the garden. Three days later, were blocking the whole town. were sent but most schools are still closed.

    4. Driving on snow is very dangerous... There may be causing your car to and crash.

    5. « If you wait for a few hours, the fog will and you’ll drive safe. »

     

                                            

                   A snow plough                                 No school today: it's a snow day!                                        A snowdrift 

     










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