Summer is a three-month season that occurs between June and September. For many people who live in the United States, it’s their favorite time of the year.

  • It’s summer!
  • Schools let out for the summer. (This means that they don’t have classes.)
  • Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer; Labor Day marks the end of summer. (mark = indicate)
  • People go to the beach in the summer.
  • Men wear shorts in the summer. Women wear summer dresses.
  • What do you like to do in the summer?
  • In Minnesota, summer means its mosquito season.
  • In Florida, it feels like summer all year round.
  • Baseball is a summer sport.
  • Volleyball is popular during the summer.
  • I like to relax during the summer.
  • Tomatoes grow well in the heat of summer.

The word "summertime" is a compound noun:

  • It’s summertime.
  • What do you like to do in the summertime?
  • Summertime parties involve barbecued food and cold beverages.

The word "summery" is an adjective used to describe the feeling of summer. You can also use "summer like."

  • It feels summery today.
  • Hot and humid weather feels summery.
  • Today we had summer-like weather.
  • It feels summer like.


Ahh! It’s summer.

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June 6, 2019