Контроль навыков чтения (6 класс)
SEASONS AND WEATHER
Everyone knows that ther are four seasons in a year: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Each of them lasts 3 month.
Spring comes in March and ends in May. It often rains in spring, especially in April.
Summer is the hottest season in the year. It begins in June and ends in August. In summer
the sky is clear and cloudless. The days are long and the nights are shot and warm.
Summer brings fruits and vegetables. It is pleasant to spend this season by the seaside or
somewhere in the country.
Autumn month are September, October, November. The days are becoming shorter,the
sun loses its force. It often rains. It is the season of harvesting.
Winter lasts three month as well: December, January and February. It is getting colder
day by day. Te sun shines rarely and it snows often. But everything looks so pretty covered
with snow. So in every season there are bright and dark sides. But we must be thankful
together whatever the weather.
1. How many seasons are there in a year?
2. How long does each month last?
3. What are autumn months?
4. What are winter months?
5. What is the hottest season?
6. What is the weather like in each season?
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1. SEASONS AND WEATHER
The year is divided into four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
When winter comes, we are to spend more time at home, because it is cold outside. Ponds,
lakes, rivers and streams are frozen, and the roads are sometimes covered with slippery ice
or deep snow. We may get fog, sleet and frost. The trees are bare, because winds have
stripped them of all leaves. In spring nature awakens from her long winter sleep. The trees
are filled with new life. The weather gets gradually warmer. The fields and meadows are
covered with fresh green grass. The sky is blue and cloudless. At night millions of stars
shine in the darkness.
When summer comes the weather gets warmer and sometimes it’s very hot. It’s the
farmer’s busy season. He works in his fields from morning till night. Sometimes the sky is
overcast with heavy clouds. There are storms with thunder, lightning and hail. Autumn
brings with it the harvest time. The days get shorter and the nights longer. The woods turn
yellow and brown, leaves begin to fall down from the trees. The sky is grey and it often
1. How many seasons are there in the year?
2. Why do we spend more time at home in winter?