Indian summer (A2)
Spanish writing exercise

El veranillo de San Miguel

Learn about the Indian summer in Spain. In this exercise you'll practise diminutives, exclamatory sentences and the conjunction "que" (that).

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "dry", "temperature", "to happen" and "to coincide".

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What good weather! It is hard to believe, because autumn [US: fall] has just started. But it is the Indian summer, a dry and hot period, with typically summer temperatures, that happens at the end of September and that coincides with the feast day of San Miguel. That's why it's called that. It is very pleasant because the return to the cold is a lot more enjoyable this way.

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