This Spanish Easy Review science quiz will test you on the vocabulary of the weather forecast. Do you remember what you call a person who studies the weather? They are a meteorologist. In Spanish, that is a (el/la) meteorólogo/a (phonetically pronounced as māy-tāy-ŏr-ō-lō-gō / māy tāy ŏr ō lō gă).
Some of you may be interested in learning about the weather and how to be able to determine what the weather will be in the future. What would make it even more interesting is to be able to forecast the weather in two different languages.
You know the words to use in English so now let’s learn some of the words in Spanish. Your weather, science vocabulary list includes.
|English||Spanish||Pronounced (Phonetically) As|
|cloudy||nublado/a||new-blă-dō / new-blă-dă|
|cold||frío / a||frē-ō / frē-ă|
|rainbow||(el) arco iris||ăr-kō ē-rēs|
|snowflake||(el) copo de nieve||kō-pō dāy nē-ě-vāy|
That’s quite a few new vocabulary words to remember but you can take as much time as you need to make certain that you can quickly recall them. Notice that the words that do not show a definite article before them are adjectives. Adjectives will take on either a feminine or masculine form depending upon which noun they are describing. Now, let’s see if you can forecast the weather in Spanish.
Below there are ten sentences with a weather word capitalized. From the answers provided, see if you can match the correct Spanish weather word to the capitalized word.