外语教学与研究出版社(外研版)初中八年级上册(初二上学期)英语Module 10 The weather
Activity 2 Read the passage and find out the best time to visit the US.
When is the best time to visit the US?
The US is a very big country. It is about 3,000 miles from the east coast to the west coast, so choose carefully the places to see and the time to go. Bring a map because you may want to travel around.
New York and Washington DC are good places to visit in May or October, but in winter there is a lot of snow.
The best time to ,visit New England is in September. The weather gets cooler, and the green leaves start to turn gold, then brown. Bring your camera so you can take photos of the autumn trees.
California is on the Pacific coast, and the weather is fine all year round. Take your swimming clothes because you might want to go swimming in the sea, even in December.
In Seattle, in the northwest ,it is not very cold but it rains a lot, so bring an umbrella. In Alaska, the days are long and warm in summer,but may be coo! in the evening.In winter,Alaska can be very very cold. If you want to visit Alaska,you had better go in summer. Do not forget to bring a warm sweater with you..
In Texas and the southeast,it is usually very hot and sunny compared to other places. There are storms from time to time in summer and autumn.
So when is the best time to visit the US? Any time you like!