72 Favorite Season


Listen to six people talk about what season they enjoy the most.

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Jeff, Canada
speakerMy favorite season is fall. I love the fall because it's perfect, a perfect time of year. It's not too hot. It's not too cold. There's lots of color in the earth, in the sky, in the leaves, in the trees. It's a nice time. It's a nice quiet... it's a peaceful time of year. I like the fall the best.

Shibika, India
speakerI think I would have to say summer, because I really like summers, you know, you can just go out, wear whatever you want to, you know, in winters you have to be all dressed up, sweaters and stuff and you can eat all cold stuff. I love to eat ice-creams and stuff, so I like summers.

Kevin, South Korea
speakerI like winter because, well, I love to play snow sports, including skiis, snowboarding. Well, in winter I always go to a ski resort for a week or two.

Rebecca, Australia
speakerMy favorite season has to be spring because it's when all flowers come out. All the birds start chirping. The weather starts to warm up. It isn't too hot like it gets and that would be my favorite time of year is springtime.

Sabriya, Oman
speakerMy favorite season is summer. I think summer is a lively season and I'm a lively person and in winter I tend to be cold and quiet and, you know, all closed up.
I think summer is what I like the most.

Tini, Vietnam
speakerMy favorite season, huh! It would be spring. It is when it's not very cold, and it's not very hot and then the flowers are blooming and then you can just be fresh, and well usually people say that you gain weight in winter and you lost weight in spring and then so that is why I prefer spring more.

Learn Vocabulary from the Lesson!

lots of color

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There's lots of color in the earth.

Here, lots of color means many natural colors.  Notice the following:

  1. There's notS lots of color during the winter months.
  2. Spring flowers bring lots of color to the mountains.

dressed up

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You have to be all dressed up,

When we get dressed up, that means we wear fashionable clothes.  Notice the following:

  1. Do we need to get dressed up?
  2. She was all dressed up for the wedding.

chirping

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All the birds start chirping.

A chirp is a short high pitched sound that birds make.  Notice the following:

  1. Birds were singing and chirping up in the trees.
  2. Chirping birds signal the arrival of spring.

lively

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I think summer is a lively season.

Something or someone who is lively is active and energetic.  Notice the following:

  1. It was a lively concert.
  2. The festival was lively and fun.

blooming

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The flowers are blooming.

A flower begins to bloom when it starts to open.  Notice the following:

  1. It's best to visit when the flowers are blooming.
  2. The flowers begin blooming in the spring.
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Vocabulary Challenge

Complete the sentences with the words below.
color • dressed up • chirping
lively • bloom
  1. She always gets for parties, even the casual ones.
  2. Holidays are always a time at our house.
  3. Fall is a time full of .
  4. These flowers will either today or tomorrow.
  5. There was a bird outside my window this morning who would not let me sleep.