Easy English listening Lesson 41 – Months

Easy English listening Lesson 41 - Months

There are twelve months in the year. 
January is the first month of the year. 
It is usually cold in January. 
February is the second month of the year. 
It is still winter when February comes. 
They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. 
That means that it is still usually cold, and sometimes stormy when March begins. 
By the time that March ends, the weather is starting to get a little better. 
April is the rainy month. 
April showers bring May flowers. 
Many of the spring flowers bloom in May. 
The weather can be quite mild in May. 
June is usually a nice warm month. 
Many people get married in June. 
July can be hot. 
People have vacations in July. 
It is a month to do summer things. 
It is still summer in August, but the summer is winding down. 
August is the time to have last minute vacations. 
In September, we go back to school. The autumn winds begin to blow. 
October really feels like autumn. 
October is Halloween time. 
November is when we really start to feel the chill. 
December is the Christmas month. 
Most people do a lot of Christmas shopping in December. 
They spend quite a bit of time getting ready for Christmas. 
All of the months are different. Which month were you born in?

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. What is January’s position in the calendar year?

  2. What is the typical weather in January?

  3. Which month is still considered winter when it arrives?

  4. What is the saying about March?

  5. What happens by the time March ends?

  6. What is April known for?

  7. What do April showers bring?

  8. When do many spring flowers bloom?

  9. How is the weather in May described?

  10. What is June known for, and why do many people get married in June?

  11. What can be expected in July?

  12. What do people often do in July?

  13. What is August’s connection to summer, and what do people often do in August?

  14. What happens in September, and what weather change is noted?

  15. What is characteristic of October, and what holiday is associated with it?

  16. What is November known for, in terms of weather?

  17. How is December described, and what holiday is associated with it?

  18. What do people spend time doing in December?

  19. What is the concluding question about the months?

Please comment your answers! 

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