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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Relative Time in English Language        Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
Today            today        this week       this month         this yearEveryday English by Inka Vilén 2012
Yesterday          yesterdaythe day before yesterday last week/month/yearthe previous day/week  Everyday English by Inka V...
Yesterday     the other day     not long ago    some time ago         ages ago    lately/recentlyEveryday English by Inka ...
Tomorrow         tomorrowthe day after tomorrownext week/month/yearthe following day/week Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2...
Tomorrow in the near future     at some point     in due course          one dayEveryday English by Inka Vilén 2012
Next Wednesday(tulevana) keskiviikkona  this (coming) Wednesday        on Wednesdayensi viikon keskiviikkona      next Wed...
Day/week/month/year    at the end of the...    by the end of the...      at the weekend   Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2...
Day/week/month/year           for a ...            in a ...         within a …        within the ….         during the ......
Repeated action          every day – daily   every year – yearly – annuallyin the spring/summer/autumn/winter          in ...
Repeated action      twice a weekonce every two weeks  once in a fortnight      once a month Everyday English by Inka Vilé...
Repeated action             once in a blue moon• blue moon is the name for the third full moonin a season that has four fu...
Repeated action?   once in a lifetime Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
Prepositions on → with days of the week       • on Monday    • on Christmas Dayon → with dates (day + month)    • on Octob...
Prepositionsin → with months, seasons, years            • in October        • in the autumn              • in 2012      Ev...
Prepositionsat → with holiday periods       • at Christmasat → with times of the day           • at noon   Everyday Englis...
Prepositionsfor → to show the passing of time      • last for three hours   • for the whole of October      Everyday Engli...
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  1. 1. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Relative Time in English Language Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  2. 2. Today today this week this month this yearEveryday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  3. 3. Yesterday yesterdaythe day before yesterday last week/month/yearthe previous day/week Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  4. 4. Yesterday the other day not long ago some time ago ages ago lately/recentlyEveryday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  5. 5. Tomorrow tomorrowthe day after tomorrownext week/month/yearthe following day/week Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  6. 6. Tomorrow in the near future at some point in due course one dayEveryday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  7. 7. Next Wednesday(tulevana) keskiviikkona this (coming) Wednesday on Wednesdayensi viikon keskiviikkona next Wednesday Wednesday next week Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  8. 8. Day/week/month/year at the end of the... by the end of the... at the weekend Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  9. 9. Day/week/month/year for a ... in a ... within a … within the …. during the ... Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  10. 10. Repeated action every day – daily every year – yearly – annuallyin the spring/summer/autumn/winter in the evening(s) on Wednesdays Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  11. 11. Repeated action twice a weekonce every two weeks once in a fortnight once a month Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  12. 12. Repeated action once in a blue moon• blue moon is the name for the third full moonin a season that has four full moons• the second full moon in one calendar monthis also sometimes called a blue moon• a blue moon occurs only every two or three years• the term is used colloquially to mean a rare event Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  13. 13. Repeated action? once in a lifetime Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  14. 14. Prepositions on → with days of the week • on Monday • on Christmas Dayon → with dates (day + month) • on October the 1st st • on the 1 of October Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  15. 15. Prepositionsin → with months, seasons, years • in October • in the autumn • in 2012 Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  16. 16. Prepositionsat → with holiday periods • at Christmasat → with times of the day • at noon Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
  17. 17. Prepositionsfor → to show the passing of time • last for three hours • for the whole of October Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2012
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