About Summer

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Summer is the Best Season (possible topic sentences with suggestions for details)

o The four seasons of the year all have their appeal, but summer is by far my favorite. [Give examples of wrong is wrong with the other seasons and what they don’t offer that summer does.]

o One aspect of summer that makes it so attractive involves clothing. [Give examples of why doing laundry is easier, what kinds of summer clothing you enjoy wearing, and why clothing in other seasons is less easy or pleasant.]

o There is no question that summer is the season when I feel my healthiest. [Explain why your health is better in the summer and why it is worse in some other season or seasons.]

o When it comes to entertainment, there is no season like summer. [Give examples of the fun you can have in summer that you can’t generally have in other seasons. Talk about places you can go, things you watch or hear, things you can play.]

o Another thing I like about summer is that it’s the season when I have more human contact than in other seasons. [Give specific examples of how you can enjoy other people’s company more in summer and less in other seasons.]

o Fall may have its colorful leaves, spring its flowers, and winter its pretty snow, but [...finish this conclusion with a few words about your personal feelings that describe how you feel about summer.]

Summer is the Worst Season(possible topic sentences)

o The four seasons of the year all have their problems, but summer is by far the worst season of the year and the time when I feel my most miserable. o One aspect of summer that makes it so unattractive involves the weather. o In addition to the horrible weather, there is no question that summer is the season when my health suffers the most. o In additon to feeling bad, my economic situation gets worse in the summer There are expenses that go up sharply for me. o Another thing I hate about summer is that it’s the season when dealing with people can become a real headache. o Fall may has its colorful leaves, spring its flowers, and winter its pretty snow, but summer offers none of these wonderful attractions. Here is some vocabulary for summertime in New York City:

activities
air conditioner/conditioning
amusement parks
aquarium
Atlantic City
backyard barbecues
baseball
basketball
Battery Park
beach
beauty
bicycle
birds
blackouts
block parties
bright
the Bronx
Brooklyn
Brooklyn Bridge
cafes
Central Park
cheap
checkers/chess/dominoes
chicken
Chinatown
Citifield/Mets
City Island
closet
clothes/clothing
colorful
community
concert
Coney Island
corn on the cob
crashing
crowded
crowds
dance/go dancing
daytime
delicious
dog days
electricity/electric bill
entertainment/entertaining
events
exercise
exhausted/exhausting
expensive
fireworks
fish/go fishing
flies
flowers
Flushing Meadows Park
fountain
fruit
fun
get in shape
Great Adventure
Greenwich Village
grill
hamburgers
healthy
heat
heavy
hotdogs
Hudson River
humid/humidity
ice cream
Independence Day
Jones Beach
July Fourth
lake
Laundromat/laundry
lazy
light
lightning
long
Long Island
lose weight
Manhattan
market
mojito
mosquitoes
movies
nature
neighborhood
open
opportunity
organize
outdoor
park
parties
peaceful
picnic
pigeons
pina colada
pool/swimming pool
Prospect Park
quality
Queens
read
relatives
relaxed/relaxing
restaurants
Rockaway Beach
romantic
sand
Shea Stadium
shore
shorts/short pants
shower
sidewalk
skirt
sneakers/tennis shoes
soccer
sports
squirrels
sticky
sunrise/sunset
sunshine
suntan/get a tan
surf/go surfing
sweat/sweaty
swim/go swimming
temperature
theme parks
therapeutic
thunder/thunderstorms
tired/tiring
tomatoes
tourists
travel
trip
T-shirt
vacation
vegetables
warm
Washington Square Park
water...
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