B1 中級 6575 タグ追加 保存
Hey, everyone. I'm Alex. Thanks for clicking, and welcome to this lesson on fall vocabulary.
I'm very excited today because fall is actually my favourite season, and today, we're going
to look at some words, some verbs, some nouns that we use when we talk about the fall and
the different activities that happen during this season.
So, first, the top sentence says: "In fall or autumn..." Or: "In the fall, the autumn..."
When you're talking about seasons, you can use the article "the" or not. So you could
say: "In the... In the fall..." or: "In fall...", "In the autumn..." or: "In autumn..." And
again, fall or autumn, doesn't matter which one you use, everyone will understand that
you're talking about the season where things get colder, the leaves change colour, etc.
So, speaking of leaves, here's a lovely Canadian maple leaf. The leaves in the fall, we can
say: "Change colour.", "They rustle." Now, if you're not familiar with the verb "rustle",
it refers to the sound that the leaves make when the wind blows through them. So, when
you have the leaves going like "shh, [makes sound effects]", like this, the leaves start
rustling. So the leaves rustle in the trees. They make sounds, like they're rubbing and
crunching against each other.
And, again, we say: "The leaves fall off the trees." We don't really say they fall the
trees, or they fall down the trees. The most common expression, very useful, is just: "Fall
off the trees." So, here, you have a picture of a tree in the autumn or in the fall with
the leaves on the ground.
Now, in the fall, here are some things that you have to do. Number one: "You have to bundle
up." This is a phrasal verb that means that you have to dress warmer. So, you notice me
today, I'm wearing a jacket, I have a scarf. I am bundled up a little bit more. Okay? So,
"to bundle up" means to dress warmer.
You also have to rake the leaves. If you are a home owner, you have a house, and you have
trees around your home, you might have to use a rake to rake the leaves. Okay? Now,
if you're lazy, or maybe just environmentally conscious a little bit more, you can also
mulch. Mulch the leaves. Now, "to mulch" means to cut them and make them into small little
pieces. So, to mulch the leaves... Most lawnmowers are able to mulch leaves. So this is a lawnmower.
I'll just write that word for you guys here. So, one more time. You rake leaves with a
rake, and you mulch leaves with a lawnmower. Okay?
Talking about farmers in the fall, they reap the harvest. So, the harvest is the full collection
of fruit, vegetables, etc. that the farmers have grown. And now it's the fall, it's time
to collect the food from the fields, so farmers reap the harvest; they collect it, and take
it, and make sure that, you know, everything is used and they take all the corn, all the
other vegetables as well.
Farmers also put scarecrows in their fields. So, here is a picture of a scarecrow, standing
in a field like this. So, this is a very common thing that farmers use to scare birds. Right?
So, remember the word "scarecrow". If you've seen the Batman movies, the Scarecrow. There's the inspiration.
And finally, in the fall, in the autumn, the temperature. If you want to talk about the
temperature getting colder, you can say: "The temperature drops.", "The temperature goes
down.", "The temperature falls."
So, it's all connected. We started with: "In the fall..." We end with the temperature falling.
Now, if you'd like to test your understanding of this vocabulary, as always, you can check
out the quiz on www.engvid.com. And don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel.
See you, everyone. Bye.


English Vocabulary: Talking about AUTUMN

6575 タグ追加 保存
tjshu 2015 年 9 月 25 日 に公開
  1. 1. クリック一つで単語を検索


  2. 2. リピート機能


  3. 3. ショートカット


  4. 4. 字幕の表示/非表示


  5. 5. 動画をブログ等でシェア


  6. 6. 全画面再生


  1. クイズ付き動画


  1. クリックしてメモを表示

  1. UrbanDictionary 俚語字典整合查詢。一般字典查詢不到你滿意的解譯,不妨使用「俚語字典」,或許會讓你有滿意的答案喔