miércoles, 2 de noviembre de 2011

Funny autumn weather

Self-study activity:
Watch this BBC video about the unusual hot weather in Britain in September and early October and answer the questions below about it.

1 What was the weather like in winter?
2 How long has Andy Jackson been a gardener for?
3 Why did the oak begin to turn in July?
4 Is there a drought all over England?
5 Are this year's crops a disaster?

You can read the transcript here.

1 harsh (=unpleasant, severe) 2 thrity years 3 Because of the drought, and despite a wet summer 4 No, there's a drought in central and eastern England 5 Not for everybody. Some farmers have had the best yields ever, while others the poorest