(Времена года в России)
Winter, spring, summer and autumn are the seasons of the year.
December, January and February are winter months. The weather is cold. Usually it snows. The days are short and the nights are long. You can see snow everywhere. The rivers and lakes freeze and we can go skating and skiing.
March, April, May are spring months. It is a very nice season. The weather is fine, it is warm. There are many green trees in the streets, in the parks and the yards. Sometimes it rains, but as usual the sun shines brightly. The birds return from the hot countries and make their nests.
June, July and August are summer months. It is hot or warm. The days are long and the nights are short. There are many green trees and nice flowers in the parks and in the squares in summer. The pupils don't go to school, they have got their summer holidays.
June is the first month of summer. We have got the longest day and the shortest night of the year on the 21st-22nd of June. You can see the strawberries in the forest and in the gardens in June.
July is the middle month of summer. It is hot and the sun shines brightly, the sky is blue and you can't see any clouds in the sky.
August is the last summer month, it is the end of summer. Sometimes it is cool in August, but there are many mushrooms, berries and fruits in August.
September, October, November are autumn months. It is cool. The weather is changeable. It often rains. The days become shorter and the nights become longer. The birds prepare to fly to the South. One can see yellow, red, brown leaves everywhere. It is time for gathering harvest.
1. changeable – непостоянный, изменчивый
2. freeze – замерзать
3. make a nest – вить гнезда
4. gather – собирать
5. harvest – урожай
6. everywhere – везде