Seasons of the Year

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on November 22, 2020 and last updated on July 20, 2023

The topic of Seasons of the Year is valuable for English learners as it enhances their language skills while providing essential knowledge about the natural world. By exploring this topic, learners will expand their vocabulary, describing weather changes and seasonal activities.

Moreover, knowledge of seasons fosters cultural awareness, enabling learners to appreciate seasonal customs and celebrations across different English-speaking regions. Embracing this topic empowers learners to connect with nature and communicate confidently in various social settings.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Seasons of the Year Review

Seasons of the year refer to the four different times that happen in a year: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Each season brings distinct changes in weather and nature.

Spring is a time of blooming flowers and warmer weather. Summer brings hot days and long daylight. Autumn is known for falling leaves and cooler temperatures. Winter is cold with snow and shorter days.

Understanding the seasons helps us adapt to the weather and enjoy various activities throughout the year.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • spring (noun)
  • summer (noun)
  • autumn (noun)
  • winter (noun)
  • season (noun)
  • favourite (adjective)
  • prefer (verb)
  • look forward to (phrasal verb)
  • enjoy (verb)

Conversation Questions

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  • What's your favourite season of the year?
  • What do you like or dislike about summer?
  • What do you like or dislike about autumn?
  • What do you like or dislike about winter?
  • What do you like or dislike about spring?
  • What kind of clothes do you wear in each season?
  • What outdoor activities do you enjoy in summer and winter?
  • How does the weather change in your country during the different seasons?
  • Do you have any special celebrations or holidays that are related to specific seasons?
  • Overall, what is your favourite season of the year?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.