Lesson 26 – What’s the Temperature?

Leçon 26 – Quel temps il fait ?

It’s good to know how to describe the weather outside. You wouldn’t want to dress for a sunny day when it’s going to rain!


Il fait + adjectif

  • Il fait chaud – It is hot.
  • Il fait froid. – It is cold.
  • Il fait frais. – It is cool.
  • Il fait beau. – The weather is nice.

Il fait + nom

  • Il fait jour. – It is daytime.
  • Il fait nuit. – It is night time.

Il y a + nom

  • Il y a des nuages. – It is cloudy.
  • Il y a du soleil. – It is sunny.
  • Il y a de l’orage. – It is storming (thunderstorm, but in English we wouldn’t say “thunderstorming”).
  • Il y a du vent. – It is windy.
  • Il y a du brouillard. – It is foggy.
  • Il y a une tempête. – It’s a storm (with rain).
  • Il y a une tempête de niege. – It’s a snowstorm.

Il + verbe

  • Il pleut – It’s raining
  • Il grêle – It’s hailing
  • Il neige – It’s snowing

As always, please feel free to recommend more suggestions for the post, or for future posts.

Have a great week!

Merci à vous !

Courtney

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