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Monterrey’s weather vocabulary

Describe el clima de Monterrey a un extranjero con este vocabulario.  / Check out this vocabulary so you can describe the Monterrey’s weather to a foreigner.

Nouns Pronunciation definition Translation
extreme weather   when a weather event is significantly different from the average or usual weather pattern. clima extremoso
dusty /ˈdəstē/ Covered with or resembling dust (fine powder) polvoso/ terroso
arid /ˌsem.iˈær.ɪd/ has little rain but is not completely dry Semi-árido
humid /ˈhjuːmid/ relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere húmedo
mist /mist/ a cloud of moisture in the air but very close to the ground, which makes it difficult to see any distance Con neblina / borroso
drizzle /ˈdrizl/ to rain in small drops llovizna
flood /flad/ a large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry Inundación
breeze /briːz/ a light wind brisa
chilly /tʃil/ too cold to be comfortable fresco
foggy /ˈfɒɡi/ a thick cloud of very small drops of water in the air close to the land or ocean, that is very difficult to see through neblinoso
overcast /ˈəʊvəkɑːst/ Sky covered by gray clouds; dull nublado
clear /ˈklir/ without cloud or mist despejado
extremely hot   a period of unusually high temperatures calor extremo
mild /mʌɪld/ not very cold, and therefore pleasant moderado
feels like   sensación térmica
strong north   viento fuerte del norte
moderate /ˈmɒd(ə)rət/ medium or average moderado
high /hʌɪ/ near the top in grade, rank, class etc temperatura máxima
low /ləʊ/ near the bottom in grade, rank, class etc temperatura mínima
degrees Celsius /ˈsɛlsɪəs/ using a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100° grados centígrados
degrees Fahrenheit /ˈfar(ə)nhʌɪt/ using a scale of temperature in which water freezes at 32° and boils at 212° grados Fahrenheit

 Rewrite the sentence that could describe Monterrey’s weather using the vocabulary above. Replace the underlined phrase and adapt their structure but don’t change the meaning.

  1. The maximum temperature for today is 35ª.
  2. It’s 5º degrees outside but you perceive a temperature of 2ª.
  3. I can`t go out without my umbrella because there is a small amount of rain falling.
  4. The sky has a lot of clouds that don’t let sun come through.
  5. Roll down the window so the wind can come in and cool us off.
  6. I don’t need a jacket but it’s too cold and I’m cold if I wear short sleeves.
  7. Monterrey has a crazy weather.
  8. There won’t be clouds in the sky today.
  9. The Monterrey-Saltillo highway is full of clouds that don’t let you see ahead. Be careful
  10. It`s raining a lot. Monterrey’s streets will be full of water.

Describe this week’s weather to a co-worker that will visit Monterrey. Help him or her know how to dress.


You can also find “Monterrey’s weather” vocabulary list in a printable version at Monterrey’s Weather Describe the weather in your region

Vocabulario Curriculum Vitae

El currículum vitae es esencial para conseguir un buen trabajo. Conoce el vocabulario que vas a necesitar para redactarlo en inglés. 

Nouns Pronunciation Example Traducción
1. CV /ˌsiː ˈviː/


-I will send you my CV this afternoon.

-I posted my CV on a job search Internet site.

2. Engineering /ˌendʒɪˈnɪrɪŋ/


I have a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. Ingeniería
3. Bachelor’s degree /ˈbætʃələrs dɪˈɡriː/


I went to the

International Academy of Design and Technology where I received my Bachelors degree in Fine Arts.

4. Master’s degree /ˌmæs.tɚz dɪˈɡriː/


I have a Master`s Degree in International Relations. Maestría
5. Summary of Qualifications /ˈsʌməri ʌvˌkwɑːlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/ My summary of qualifications is included in my CV:


-Talking to people

-Problem Solving

-Team work

Lista de Aptitudes
6. Areas of specialization /ˈeriəs ʌv /ˌspeʃələˈzeɪʃn/ My areas of specialization are control and quality.


Áreas de especialidad
7. Objective /əbˈdʒektɪv/


My personal objective is to contribute to the company`s success. objetivo
8. Personal values /ˈpɜːrsənlˈvæljuːs/


My personal values are integrity, responsible and autonomy. valores personales
9. Education /ˌedʒuˈkeɪʃn/


My education is in literature, the humanities; but I have worked repairing automobiles many years. educación
10. Skills /skɪls/


It is one of my skills to quickly become familiar with a new area of expertise. habilidades
11. Knowledge /ˈnɑːlɪdʒ/


My knowledge is based on experience but also on a graduate degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in structural engineering. conocimiento
12. Work experience /wɜːrk ɪkˈspɪriəns/


I have work experience in accounting, managing and conflict resolution. experiencia de trabajo
13. Achievements /əˈtʃiːvmənts/


One of my achievements in my previous job was the ISO certification for the company. logros
14. Academic formation/academic training /ˌækəˈdemɪk/ /fɔːrˈmeɪʃn/ /ˈtreɪnɪŋ/ My academic formation consists of a bachelor`s degree in Management, a master`s degree in International relations and an information technology certification. Formación académica
15. Certifications /ˌsɜːrtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/ I have a certification in ISO 9000 certificaciones
16. Language /ˈlæŋɡwɪdʒ/


Another language that I can speak and understand is French.

English is my second language.

17. Personal data /ˈpɜːrsənl/ /ˈdætə/


My personal data is: I`m Jorge Gonzalez. I`m 24 years old. My address is… datos personales
18. computer skills /kəmˈpjuːtər skɪls/ I have good computer skills for this job: office and Photoshop. Habilidades computacionales
19. references /ˈrefrənsəs/ I will wrote you my 3 personal references so you can verify my work experience. referencias
20. life plan /laɪf//plæn/ My life plan is having a house of my own in my thirties. Plan de vida


Complete the exercise with words from the vocabulary on your curriculum vitae.

  1. I will send you my _________.
  2. My recent studies are ____________________.
  3. _______________ include word, power point, Excel and photohop.
  4. English is a ______________ that I can write and speak besides Spanish.
  5. One of my _________________ in my last work was that I help to increase sales by 20%.
  6. Can you give me three _______________ to verify your _____________.
  7. My ________________ are loyalty, punctuality and honesty.
  8. Besides your _______________ in your cv tell more about you.
  9. I have a ___________ in Project Management Professional.
  10. One of my _______________________________ in Clinical psychology is evaluation and treatment of people with psychological problems.

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