French Podcast Transcripts

Bootcamp #19: Talking about the weather

Bootcamp #19: Talking about the weather! Always a nice ice breaker, learn how to talk about the weather in French in this episode.

Bienvenue au French Bootcamp, a special series of daily episodes to boost your French, keep your motivation, and feel good about yourself! The episode are all in French to challenge your comprehension. Feel free to speak along, take notes, repeat, pause, and memorize!


In a hurry? No time to scroll? Save if for later? You can download the cheat sheet below 😉

If you have any feedback about the quality of the episode (sound, pace, transcripts) show, feel free to reach out!


Bootcamp #19: Talking about the weather

The French either use ‘La météo’ ou ‘Le temps’ when talking about the weather.

Just like English, talking about the weather is impersonal. When referring to the weather, the French use .’ il ‘

Quel temps fait-il ? How’s the weather?

#1 Talking about the weather using ‘Il fait’

Il fait + adjective

Il fait beau = It’s sunny

Il fait bon = It’s pleasant / it’s mild

Il fait chaud = it’s hot

Il fait lourd = it’s muggy

Il fait frais = it’s chilly

Il fait froid = it’s cold

Il fait mauvais = it’s bad

Il fait nuageux = it’s cloudy

Il fait orageux = it’s stormy

#2 Talking about the weather when raining or snowing

Il pleut = it’s raining

Il neige = it’s snowing


Voilà c’est la fin de cette épisode !