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1 Days of the Week and Months of the Year ESL Vocabulary Mrs. Coverdale

2 Days of the Week Days of the week are written with Upper case letters (capital letters) Days of the week are written with Upper case letters (capital letters) The first day of the week is Sunday. The first day of the week is Sunday. The last day of the week is Saturday The last day of the week is Saturday The weekdays are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The weekdays are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The weekend days are Saturday and Sunday. The weekend days are Saturday and Sunday. With the days of the week you use the preposition on With the days of the week you use the preposition on

3 What day is it? Look carefully at the following expressions: Today Today Yesterday Yesterday Tomorrow Tomorrow Next week Next week Last week Last week http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/tim e-months-of-year.htm http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/tim e-months-of-year.htm http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/tim e-months-of-year.htm http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/tim e-months-of-year.htm

4 School starts on Mondays. School starts on Mondays. During Tuesdays and Thursdays we do our AR reading. During Tuesdays and Thursdays we do our AR reading. We go to the library on Fridays. We go to the library on Fridays. Today I worked on a passage of Fluent Reader. Today I worked on a passage of Fluent Reader.

5 What day is it? What day is it? Today is Monday. Today is Monday. What day was yesterday? What day was yesterday? Yesterday was Sunday. Yesterday was Sunday. What day will be tomorrow? What day will be tomorrow? Tomorrow will be Tuesday. Tomorrow will be Tuesday.

6 Abbreviations Notice that "weekdays" and "days of the week" are not the same. "Days of the week" are all 7 days from Monday to Sunday. "Weekdays" are only the 5 days from Monday to Friday. The "weekend" is Saturday and Sunday. Notice that "weekdays" and "days of the week" are not the same. "Days of the week" are all 7 days from Monday to Sunday. "Weekdays" are only the 5 days from Monday to Friday. The "weekend" is Saturday and Sunday. DayAbbreviation weekdaysMondayMon.Mo. TuesdayTue.Tu. WednesdayWed.We. ThursdayThu.Th. FridayFri.Fr. weekendSaturdaySat.Sa. SundaySun.Su.

7 Months of the Year There are 12 months in a year. There are 12 months in a year. The months of the year are written with Upper case letters (capital letters) The months of the year are written with Upper case letters (capital letters) All months have 30 or 31 days, except for February which has 28 days All months have 30 or 31 days, except for February which has 28 days The year has 365 days except on leap years. The year has 365 days except on leap years. Every fourth year, the month of February has 29 days instead of 28. This year is called a "leap year" and the 29th of February is a "leap day". A leap year has 366 days instead of the normal 365 Every fourth year, the month of February has 29 days instead of 28. This year is called a "leap year" and the 29th of February is a "leap day". A leap year has 366 days instead of the normal 365

8 With the months of the year you use the proposition in First month: January Second month: February Third month: March Fourth month: April Fifth month: May Sixth month: June Seventh month: July Seventh month: July Eighth month: August Eighth month: August Ninth month: September Ninth month: September Tenth month: October Tenth month: October Eleventh month: November Eleventh month: November Twelfth month: December Twelfth month: December

9 Abbreviations MonthShort FormDaysSeason 1JanuaryJan.31Winter 2FebruaryFeb.28/29 3MarchMar.31Spring 4AprilApr.30 5May 31 6JuneJun.30Summer 7JulyJul.31 8AugustAug.31 9SeptemberSep.30Autumn 10OctoberOct.31 11NovemberNov.30 12DecemberDec.31Winter

10 January My friends and I built some snowmen in January My friends and I built some snowmen in January This year there was not too much snow in January This year there was not too much snow in January January is the first month of the year. January is the first month of the year.

11 February Valentines day is in February. Valentines day is in February. February is the shortest month of the year. February is the shortest month of the year. Valentines day is on February 14 th. Valentines day is on February 14 th.

12 March Saint Patricks day is in March. Saint Patricks day is in March. We have to get ready for the DSTP in March. We have to get ready for the DSTP in March. March is the third month of the year. March is the third month of the year.

13 April April is the fourth month of the year. April is the fourth month of the year. My birthday is in April. My birthday is in April. My birthday is on April 29 th. My birthday is on April 29 th. We celebrate Eastern in April. We celebrate Eastern in April.

14 May We celebrate Mothers Day in May. We celebrate Mothers Day in May. May is the fifth month of the year. May is the fifth month of the year. My brothers birthday is in May. My brothers birthday is in May.

15 June The school is over in June. The school is over in June. Summer season starts in June Summer season starts in June June is the sixth month of the year. June is the sixth month of the year.

16 July Independence day is on July 4 th. Independence day is on July 4 th. July is the seventh month of the year. July is the seventh month of the year. My family and I will go on vacations in July. My family and I will go on vacations in July.

17 August We go back to school in August. We go back to school in August. August is the last month of the summer. August is the last month of the summer. August is the eighth month of the year. August is the eighth month of the year.

18 September September is the ninth month of the year. September is the ninth month of the year. September has 30 days. September has 30 days. The Fall starts in September. The Fall starts in September.

19 October We celebrate Halloween in October. We celebrate Halloween in October. October has 31 days. October has 31 days. October is the tenth month of the year. October is the tenth month of the year.

20 November Thanksgiving is celebrated in November. Thanksgiving is celebrated in November. November is the eleventh month of the year. November is the eleventh month of the year. November is the month before last of the year. November is the month before last of the year.

21 December December is the last month of the year. December is the last month of the year. Christmas is celebrated in December. Christmas is celebrated in December. We celebrate Christmas on December 25 th. We celebrate Christmas on December 25 th.

22 Review Days of the week and months of the year are written with capital letters. Days of the week and months of the year are written with capital letters. For the days of the week, use the preposition on For the days of the week, use the preposition on For the months of the year, use the preposition in For the months of the year, use the preposition in Be careful with dates, use preposition on Be careful with dates, use preposition on on Mondayin July on May 8 th Remember the terms: today, yesterday, tomorrow, first, last, before, after. Remember the terms: today, yesterday, tomorrow, first, last, before, after. today is … yesterday was…. tomorrow will be… the last day of the week, the first day of the month, the last day of the week, the first day of the month, the day before yesterday, the day after today


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