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Learn Spanish: The Calendar

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Spanish Gender and Articles
Spanish Subject Pronouns
Spanish Verb Ser
Spanish Plural Nouns and Adjectives
Calendar in Spanish
Spanish Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
Spanish Prepositions
Telling Time in Spanish
Spanish Verb Hay
Spanish Verbs Present Tense

Spanish Verb Ir
Spanish Verb Tener

Spanish Verb Estar
Ser
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Spanish Possessive Adjectives
Spanish Possessive Pronouns
Spanish Stem-Changing Verbs
Spanish Prepositions Por vs. Para
Spanish Demonstratives
Spanish Direct Object Pronouns
Spanish Indirect Object Pronoun
Direct + Indirect Object Pronouns
Spanish Verb Gustar
Weather in Spanish
Spanish Reflexive Verbs (coming soon)
Spanish Verb Acabar
Spanish Verb Volver
Spanish Past Tense - Pretérito
Spanish Informal Commands
Spanish Plural Familiar Commands
Spanish Nosotros Commands (coming soon)

Spanish Past Tense - Imperfecto
Preterit vs. Imperfect
Spanish Past Participles
Spanish Present Perfect Tense
Spanish Past Perfect Tense
Spanish Formal Commands
Spanish Subjunctive Mood
Spanish Future Tense
Spanish Conditional Tense

 

 

 

The Days of the Week (los días de la semana)

 

Learn Spanish: The Spanish Calendar

This learn Spanish grammar lesson is on the Spanish calendar. In Spanish-speaking countries, the week begins on Monday.

el lunes Monday
el martes Tuesday
el miércoles Wednesday
el jueves Thursday
el viernes Friday
el sábado Saturday
el domingo Sunday

Notes:

The days of the week are not capitalized.

The days of the week are all masculine.

If a day of the week already ends in –s, then you do not change the form in the plural. Only the article changes from "el" to "los."

los sábados Saturdays
los domingos Sundays
los lunes Monday

If you include "el" with the days of the week, it takes on the meaning "on."

No juego al tenis el lunes. I don't play tennis on Monday.
El juego es el jueves The game is on Thursday.
No cantas los martes. You don't sing on Tuesdays.
Tengo clases los miércoles.
I have classes on Wednesdays.
Hay una examen el viernes.
There is an exam on Friday.

The Months of the Year (los meses del año)

Just like the days of the week, in Spanish months are masculine and are not capitalized.

enero January
febrero February
marzo March
abril April
mayo May
junio June
julio July
agosto August
septiembre September
octubre October
noviembre November
diciembre December

Use the preposition en to state something in a month.

Mi cumpleaños es en febrero. My birthday is in February.
Ella perdío cinco libras en el mes de abril. She lost five pounds in April.

The Four Seasons of the Year (los cuatros estaciones del año)

la primavera spring
el verano summer
el otoño autumn/fall
el invierno winter

Note:

Articles are generally used with the seasons.

En Michigan, llueve mucho en la primavera. In Michigan, it rains a lot in the spring season.
Prefiero estar en México cuando es el vierno. I prefer to be in Mexico when it's winter.