The natural world
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Read this article about the weather in China.
The weather in China
In the north of China, it is very cold and dry in winter. There is sometimes heavy snow. Summer is different. It is sometimes very hot during the day, but it is often cool in the evening. Spring and autumn are the nicest seasons. The weather in the middle and east of China is quite different. It is hot and dry in summer and very cold and wet in winter. In the south of China, winter is usually short and cool. It sometimes rains. In summer, the weather is often hot and wet. The weather in the south-west of China is very special. It is comfortable to live there because summer is cool and winter is warm.
Complete the table below according to the article.
The weather in China
North of China
sometimes very hot very cold and dry, during the day, but often sometimes heavy snow cool in the evening hot and dry very cold and wet usually short and cool, sometimes rains warm
Middle and east of China
South of China
often hot and wet
South-west of China
What is the weather like in China in spring and winter?
Our home town
A In groups, do some research according to the questions below.
? Where is your home town? ? Which province is your home town in? ? Is there any big sea or river close to or in your home town?
? When does each season start and end? ? What is the weather like in each season?
What do people usually do in different seasons?
B Each group works together to write a report. You may draw pictures or add photos to go with the report. Follow the example.
Home town: Shanghai Big seas or rivers close to or in our home town: the Huangpu River, Suzhou Creek, the Changjiang River, the East China Sea Seasonal features: Spring usually starts in March. The weather starts to get warm. The wind blows gently. It often rains. Plants start to grow. People usually take trips during this time …
Group report : “Our home town”
Things you may talk about: ? The location and geographical features of the city (with a map) ? The four seasons in the city ? Different activities in the four seasons ? Places of interest in the city (with photos) ? A tour design ? The transport in the city ? The food in the city ? Advice for visitors (the best time to visit the city, things to bring along, etc.)
1. 完成一份介绍所在城市的报告，要求 图文并茂。
2. 选择性完成《英语（七年级 上册） B》第61至64 页Integration的练习。