Topic 44 6 April 2018   Seasons

1. What are some weather signs that the seasons are changing in Adelaide? (Compare this to your home country).

2. Try to describe the climate in Adelaide's four seasons. (Do this for your home country too).

3. March is called Adelaide's 'festival month'. What special things happen in Adelaide during March?

4. What clothes do you prefer to wear in summer, autumn, winter and spring? Why? (How fashion conscious are people in Adelaide anyway?)

5. If you have permanent work in Australia, you will usually get a long holiday once a year. In which month would you prefer to take a holiday like that? Why?

6. Some of Australia's bigger cities are Melbourne, Hobart, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin and Perth. Try to tell an overseas friend what the climate is like in each of them.

7. Australian schools close for a long summer Christmas break. What do you think children usually do during this long holiday break?

8. South Australia has 'daylight saving' time which changes the clock time twice a year. Why do you think this happens? Is it a good idea? Why/why not?

9. A lot of people in Adelaide are very enthusiastic about watching spectator sports. Which spectator sports are played here in the winter, and which in the summer? Which of these do you like or not like? Why?

10. In some countries people eat different food at different times of the year. What are some examples of this? Can you think of any examples of different food in different seasons in Australia?


44. Seasons ©Thor May 2018