Learning : How is the Weather Today?
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Abstract : Always a great ice-breaker in any situation when meeting someone for the first time, at a office party or right before a meeting with a prospective business client, is of course the all time favorite subject – the weather. Point out the obvious and state whether it's rainy, sunny, cold or hot. Master this and you’ll never have that odd and often uncomfortable situation of pure silence.

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Hi Dàjiā hǎo, wǒ shì Benny, nǐmen hǎo ma? (Hi everyone, I am Benny, how are you guys) come to AskBennychinese.com Experience. Today I would like to talk with you about the weather. How is the weather today? Cold or hot? Sunny or rainy? Come with me and lets learn all about the weather!

zěnmeyàng

怎么样

how

tiānqì

天气

weather

jīntiān

今天

today

míngtiān

明天

tomorrow


FOR EXAMPLE:

Jīntiān tiānqì zěnmeyàng?

How is the weather today?

今天天气怎么样?

Jīntiān tiānqì hěn hǎo.

Today's weather is good.

今天天气很好。

Míngtiān tiānqì zěnmeyàng?

How is the weather tomorrow?

明天天气怎么样?

Míngtiān tiānqì bù hǎo.

Tomorrow's weather is not good.

明天天气不好。


Ok, here’s a simple question with a simple answer. Then we can learn some weather words:

hot

lěng

cold

qíngtiān

晴天

sunny day

yǔtiān

雨天

rainy day


FOR EXAMPLE:

Jīntiān hěn rè.

Today is very hot.

今天很热。

Míngtiān hěn lěng.

Tomorrow is very cold.

明天很冷。

Jīntiān shì qíngtiān.

Today is a sunny day.

今天是晴天。

Míngtiān shì yǔtiān.

Tomorrow is a rainy day.

明天是雨天。


Would you like to know the temperature as well?

how many

degree


FOR EXAMPLE:

Jīntiān jǐ dù

What's the temperature today.

今天几度?

Jīntiān shíwǔ dù.

Today is 15 degrees.

今天十五度。


Alright, do you know how to ask weather now? Give it a try!

Jīntiān tiānqì zěnmeyàng?

Jīntiān tiānqì hěn hǎo.

Jǐ dù?

Shíwǔ dù.

If you still have a habit to talk about the weather with your friends when you meet, show how good your mandarin is next time.

 

It's easy as ABC!

 

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