How's the Weather? Song Lyrics

How’s the Weather?

Languages: English, French
Ressource Type: song, nursery rhyme
Theme: weather
Age-range: infant-preschool, 3 – 8 years

 

Download the words of the song:
How’s the Weather Lyrics

 

How's the Weather by Maple Leaf Learning from the album Sing and Play Green

How’s the Weather?” is a fun song for children that is great for introducing weather in English. This very simple song is perfect for preschool, kindergarten kids and the ESL/EFL classroom.

 

English Lyrics:

How’s the Weather?

How’s the weather? It’s sunny.
How’s the weather? It’s sunny.
How’s the weather? It’s sunny.
It’s sunny today.

How’s the weather? It’s rainy.
How’s the weather? It’s rainy.
How’s the weather? It’s rainy.
It’s rainy today.

How’s the weather? It’s cloudy.
How’s the weather? It’s cloudy.
How’s the weather? It’s cloudy.
It’s cloudy today.

How’s the weather? It’s windy.
How’s the weather? It’s windy.
How’s the weather? It’s windy.
It’s windy today.

How’s the weather? It’s snowy.
How’s the weather? It’s snowy.
How’s the weather? It’s snowy.
It’s snowy today.

French translation:

Quel temps fait-il ?

Quel temps fait-il ? Il fait beau.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il fait beau.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il fait beau.
Il fait beau aujourd’hui.

Quel temps fait-il ? Il pleut.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il pleut.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il pleut.
Il pleut aujourd’hui.

Quel temps fait-il ? C’est nuageux.
Quel temps fait-il ? C’est nuageux.
Quel temps fait-il ? C’est nuageux.
C’est nuageux aujourd’hui.

Quel temps fait-il ? Il y a du vent.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il y a du vent.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il y a du vent.
Il y a du vent aujourd’hui.

Quel temps fait-il ? Il neige.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il neige.
Quel temps fait-il ? Il neige.
Il neige aujourd’hui.

 

Culture and Vocabulary:

  • météo : sunny, rainy, cloudy, windy, snowy.

Grammar:

  • formula “How’s the weather? It’s…”
  • preparatory subject it: some English sentences don’t have a grammatical subject, so we can use it as preparatory subject or dummy pronoun. We often use it in English to talk about time and weather: It’s rainy. It’s snowy. etc.

Phonology:

  • pronunciation of sunny /ˈsʌni/, rainy /ˈreɪni/, cloudy /ˈklaʊdi/, windy /ˈwɪndi/ and snowy /ˈsnəʊi/.

Teaching suggestions:

  • continue the nursery rhyme: it’s stormy, it’s foggy, it’s hot, it’s cold, it’s wet, it’s drizzly, it’s warm, it’s freezing, it’s cool, it’s chilly…
  • learn another way to ask how’s the weather: What’s the weather like?

 

Videos of the song “How’s the Weather?” in English:



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