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Weather sounds

Listening skills

This audio content features listening games on the topic Weather. It's intended as a fun way to encourage listening skills and as a stimulus for speaking activities. For more information refer to the complete Teacher's notes.

Stimulus sounds - Weather - supporting resources:

  1. Transcript as pdf file to print
  2. Stimulus Sounds Library

Transcript

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: RAIN

CHILDREN: I can hear rain. / Rain!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: BLUSTERY WIND

CHILDREN: I can hear the wind.

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: THUNDER / LIGHTNING

CHILDREN: I can hear thunder. / Bang! Crash!

PRESENTER: Listen - what can you hear?

FX: SUMMER DAY WITH BIRDS AND BEES

CHILDREN: I can hear birds. / I can hear a bee!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen - what sort of weather is this? Can you say what time of year it is?

FX MONTAGE: SUMMER DAY

CHILDREN: It sounds warm and sunny. / It's summer!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what sort of weather is this? Can you say what time of year it is?

FX MONTAGE: WINTER DAY

CHILDREN: It sounds cold and windy. / It's winter!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what sort of weather is this? Can you say what time of year it is?

FX MONTAGE: SPRING DAY

CHILDREN: I can hear birds, rain and wind. / It might be spring!

PRESENTER: Listen again - what sort of weather is this? Can you say what time of year it is?

FX MONTAGE: AUTUMN DAY.

CHILDREN: I can hear the wind / It's blustery. / It might be autumn!

MUSIC: LINK

PRESENTER: Listen again. What sort of day is this? What word would you use to describe it?

FX: SPRING MONTAGE WITH MUSIC

CHILDREN: Rainy! / Wet! / I like it!

PRESENTER: Listen again. What sort of day is this? And what word would you use to describe it?

FX: AUTUMN MONTAGE WITH MUSIC

CHILDREN: Windy! / Stormy! / Thunder!

PRESENTER: Listen again. What sort of day is this? And what word would you use to describe it?

FX: SUMMER MONTAGE WITH MUSIC

CHILDREN: Gentle! / Warm. / Summery! / I like summer!

PRESENTER: Listen again. What sort of day is this? And what word would you use to describe it?

FX: WINTER MONTAGE WITH MUSIC

CHILDREN: Cold! / Shivery! / Get your coat on!

PRESENTER: Spring... summer... autumn... winter. Listen to all the different sounds!

MUSIC: 'Listen all around' song.

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