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 Aonad 10 Unit 10

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Cúpla Focal 

In this Unit we will be learning about the weather. 

For Cúpla  Focal accreditation you only have to give a short answer to:

Cad é mar atá an aimsir inniu?

How is the weather today?

Cad é mar atá an aimsir inniu?

The expectation is that you will describe the weather as it actually is. 

Again the use of ‘threes’ gives some body to your answer. 

Let’s look at a couple of examples:

 

Cad é mar atá an aimsir inniu?

Tá sé scamallach, fuar agus fliuch 

It is cloudy, cold and wet

Tá sé scamallach, fuar agus fliuch 

 

Or 

Cad é mar atá an aimsir inniu?

Tá sé tirim, te agus grianmhar 

It is dry, warm and sunny.

 

Cad é mar atá an aimsir inniu?

Tá sé tirim, te agus grianmhar 

 

Or 

Tá sé ag cur fearthainne 

It is raining (literally, it is putting rain)

Tá sé ag cur fearthainne 

 

Or 

Tá sé ag cur sneachta 

It is snowing (literally, it is putting snow)

Tá sé ag cur sneachta 

 

Or 

Tá an aimsir ar dóigh inniu 

The weather is great today

Tá an aimsir ar dóigh inniu 

 

Or

Tá sé rud beag fuar 

It is a little bit cold

Tá sé rud beag fuar 

 

Or 

Tá sé gaofar 

It is windy 

Tá sé gaofar 

 

Or 

Tá sé ceomhar 

It is misty 

Tá sé ceomhar 

 

Listen to the following description of the weather and see how much of it you can understand.

 

Tá aimsir ar dóigh againn i nIúr Chinn Trá inniu. Tá sé tirim agus grianmhar. Níl scamall ar bith sa spéir.

Níl scamall ar bith sa spéir was new to you

There isn’t a cloud in the sky 

Níl scamall ar bith sa spéir 

 

Tá súil agam go mbeidh aimsir ar dóigh agat i rith na seachtaine  -  I hope you have great weather during the week

 

Tá súil agam go mbeidh aimsir ar dóigh agat i rith na seachtaine 

 

Go dtí an chéad  Aonad eile, slán go fóill.

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