Have practice and speak about winter, an amazingly beautiful season.

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. 

                                                                                                                                                             Edith Sitwell


  1. Winter is the coldest season of the year.
  2. Winter months are December, January and February.
  3. In winter the days are the shortest and the nights are the longest.
  4. The sun sets very early and rises very late, it’s still dark in the morning when you get up.
  5. December 22 is the day of winter solstice. The night on this day is the longest and the day is the shortest.
  6. There are lots of cloudy days in winter.
  7. The sun doesn’t warm on sunny days.
  8. The weather gets frosty.
  9. The rivers and lakes are frozen over and you can see a lot of fishermen on the ice.
  10. It often snows and the ground is covered with a white sheet.
  11. The first snowfall is the most beautiful.
  12. Falling snow is an awesome sight. Large snowflakes dancing in the air look really amazing.
  13. It is pleasant to walk when it’s not very cold and it snows.
  14. The forests and parks look like a snowy fairyland especially when the trees and bushes are covered with hoarfrost.
  15. Pines and fir trees put on their caps.
  16. Sometimes it snows heavily.
  17. Winter is the time of snowstorms and blizzards.
  18. The weather often changes from wet to frosty which causes ice-slick.
  19. Sleet and slush are also very unpleasant.
  20. The roads are icy and dangerous for drivers.
  21. Slippery roads and streets lead to unwanted accidents.
  22. Snowfalls and snowstorms are always the cause of terrible traffic jams.
  23. There is a great number of sparkling icicles hanging from the roofs. They can be really dangerous.
  24. Winter is a good time for sledding and tobogganing, making snowmen and playing snowballs. What fun it is to make a snow angel!
  25. Winter sports like ice hockey, bobsleigh, snowboarding, skiing, ski jumping, skating, figure skating are very popular.
  26. You can see lots of people in the skating rinks.
  27. Many people like to spend their winter vacation in the mountains.
  28. Avalanche in the mountains is very dangerous.
  29. It’s usually bitterly cold in winter and people need to wear warm coats, fur coats, woolen caps and fur caps, high boots, scarves, mittens and gloves.
  30. Winter is a hard time for animals and birds. They try to find enough food.
  31. Some animals like bears, hedgehogs and badgers hibernate (sleep) in their holes.
  32. There are lots of holidays in winter.
  33. The greatest holidays in winter are Christmas and New Year. And we say on these days “Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year”.