Lesson 35: Asking and answering about the weather in Vietnamese

Asking and answering about the weather in Vietnamese is a common and practical topic for conversation. This guide will provide you with the necessary vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural insights to effectively communicate about the weather in Vietnamese.


Asking About the Weather

When asking about the weather, you can use a variety of questions depending on what specific information you are looking for. Here are some common ways to ask about the weather in Vietnamese.

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  • How is the weather today?
  • Hôm nay thời tiết như thế nào?

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  • What’s the weather like tomorrow?
  • Ngày mai thời tiết thế nào?

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  • Is it hot today?
  • Hôm nay trời có nóng không?

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  • Is it going to rain?
  • Trời có mưa không?

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  • Will it be sunny tomorrow?
  • Ngày mai trời có nắng không?

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  • What’s the temperature today?
  • Hôm nay nhiệt độ bao nhiêu?

Answering About the Weather

When answering questions about the weather, you can provide detailed information about the current or upcoming weather conditions. Here are some common responses.

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  • The weather is nice today.
  • Hôm nay thời tiết đẹp.

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  • It’s hot today.
  • Hôm nay trời nóng.

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  • It’s cold today.
  • Hôm nay trời lạnh.

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  • It’s raining.
  • Trời đang mưa.

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  • It’s sunny.
  • Trời có nắng.

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  • It’s cloudy.
  • Trời có mây.

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  • It will be sunny tomorrow.
  • Ngày mai trời sẽ có nắng.

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  • The temperature today is 30 degrees.
  • Hôm nay nhiệt độ là 30 độ.

Combining Questions and Answers

Here are some practical dialogues combining questions and answers about the weather.

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Dialogue 1:

  • Hôm nay thời tiết như thế nào?
  • How is the weather today?

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  • Hôm nay trời có nắng và mát mẻ.
  • Today it’s sunny and cool.

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Dialogue 2:

  • Ngày mai trời có mưa không?
  • Will it rain tomorrow?

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  • Ngày mai trời sẽ không mưa, trời sẽ nắng.
  • Tomorrow it won’t rain; it will be sunny.

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Dialogue 3:

  • Trời lạnh không?
  • Is it cold?

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  • Trời không lạnh, chỉ mát thôi.
  • It’s not cold, just cool.

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Dialogue 4:

  • Hôm nay trời có mưa không?
  • Is it raining today?

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  • Không, hôm nay trời không mưa.
  • No, it’s not raining today.

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  • Ngày mai thời tiết thế nào?
  • What’s the weather like tomorrow?

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  • Ngày mai trời sẽ lạnh và có mây.
  • Tomorrow it will be cold and cloudy.

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Dialogue 5:

  • Nhiệt độ hôm nay là bao nhiêu?
  • What is the temperature today?

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  • Nhiệt độ hôm nay là 25 độ.
  • The temperature today is 25 degrees.

Conclusion

Mastering the vocabulary and sentence structures for asking and answering about the weather in Vietnamese can significantly enhance your conversational skills. Practice these phrases and questions regularly to become more comfortable discussing the weather, whether for daily conversations or when planning activities. Understanding cultural contexts also enriches your interactions and provides a deeper appreciation of the local climate and seasonal changes.


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