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© www.esllessonhandouts.com page 1
Talking about days of the week and months of the year.
Days of the week. Months of the ...
© www.esllessonhandouts.com page 2
4. Reading
A. Read about Fred and Liz.
Fred
My favorite day of the week is Wednesday, b...
© www.esllessonhandouts.com page 3
5. American English vs British English
A. American and British English have different w...
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Days-of-the-week-Months-of-the-year-Student.pdf

  1. 1. © www.esllessonhandouts.com page 1 Talking about days of the week and months of the year. Days of the week. Months of the year. I studied this handout on: / 1. Quiz Complete the sentences. 1. There are seven days in a 2. There are sixty of these in an 3. Each year has twelve 4. One minute has sixty 5. Twelve o’clock at night is mid 6. It’s not a weekday, it’s the 7. A century has 100 8. A day has 24 9. It’s 12:00, but it’s not midnight. It’s 10. A year has 365 Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya 2. Vocabulary A. Listen to your teacher say the days of the week. Practice them with your partner. 1. Monday 2. Tuesday 3. Wednesday 4. Thursday 5. Friday 6. Saturday 7. Sunday B. Listen to your teacher say the months of the year. Practice them with your partner. 1. January 2. February 3. March 4. April 5. May 6. June 7. July 8. August 9. September 10. October 11. November 12. December C. Answer the questions. 1. What day is it today? 2. What day was it yesterday? 3. What day will it be tomorrow? 4. What month is it now? 5. What month is your birthday?
  2. 2. © www.esllessonhandouts.com page 2 4. Reading A. Read about Fred and Liz. Fred My favorite day of the week is Wednesday, because I always go out with my friends. We go for a pizza and watch a movie. I work on weekdays and on the weekend I like to ride my motorbike. My birthday is June 4th which is great because it’s in the summer. I usually have a barbecue on the beach with my friends. Liz My favorite day of the week is Saturday, because it is the start of the weekend. I am always busy during the week and enjoy relaxing at the weekend on Saturday and Sunday. I am a winter baby; I was born on the 2nd of December. This year, I am going to visit my friend in France. We are going to go skiing. I am very excited! B. Answer the questions about Fred and Liz. 1. What is Fred’s favorite day? 2. What is Liz’s favorite day? 3. When is Fred’s birthday? 4. When is Liz’s birthday? 5. Who was born in winter? 6. Who was born in summer? 7. Which days in the text are weekdays? 8. Which days in the text are weekend days? A. Read the information about using prepositions with time. The prepositions in, on, and at are used when talking about time, days, dates, and periods of time. 1. In is used for a period of time: October, winter, my lunch break, 2023. e.g. I go skiing in winter. I drink coffee in my lunch break. I will go to New Zealand in 2023. 2. On is used for days: Monday, November 16, my birthday, New Year’s Day. e.g. I study English on Wednesdays. I will have a party on my birthday. 3. At is used for times: 7 pm, noon (12:00 pm). e.g. I eat breakfast at 8 am. I eat lunch at noon. B. Complete the text with the correct prepositions. 1. I finish school early Wednesdays. 2. Are you going to work the summer holiday? 3. I only ever see my cousins Christmas Day. 4. Mobile phones were invented the 80s. 5. My exam is June 7th. 6. I’m having my first guitar lesson noon tomorrow. 7. I will have a party my birthday. 8. A When will you go to the bank? B my lunch break. 3. Prepositions of Time
  3. 3. © www.esllessonhandouts.com page 3 5. American English vs British English A. American and British English have different ways of saying a date. Read the information and answer the questions. 1. American English In the USA, the month comes before the day, followed by the year. The 6th day of the month September, in the year 2019. e.g. March 23rd or 03/23. 2. British English In British English, which is the type of English mainly used in Australia and New Zealand, the day is followed by the month, which is then followed by the year. The 6th day of the month September, in the year 2019. e.g. 7th October or 07/10. Note: The date is said ‘the 7th of October’. 3. Look at the dates in Fred and Liz’s text. Answer the questions. a. Who is from the UK? How do they write the date? b. Who is from the USA? How do they write the date? 1. ______ May 4th AmE / BrE 2. ______ 18th September AmE / BrE 3. ______ March 10th AmE / BrE 4. ______ 23rd February AmE / BrE 5. ______ 2nd July AmE / BrE 6. ______ October 21st AmE / BrE B. How are the dates written? Circle American English or British English. C. Write the dates in British and American English. Use the example for help. British English American English e.g. 15th July 15/07 September 26th 09/26 1. 21st February March 10th 2. 2nd April January 16th 3. 27th November August 19th 4. 23rd May December 31st 5. 12th June October 22nd 6. 20/11 20th November 4/12 April 12th 7. 17/03 8/30 8. 7/06 2/15 9. 24/09 5/22 10. 11/01 10/31
  4. 4. © www.esllessonhandouts.com page 4 6. Practice A. Look at the pictures and answer the questions. 1. In what month is your birthday? 2. Which are the summer months? 3. When is Halloween? 4. Which are winter months? 5. When do flowers usually bloom? 6. What do you do in summer? B. Ask, answer, and discuss the questions. Ask follow-up questions to continue the conversation. 1. What is a special day in your country? Why do you like it? 2. When is your birthday? What do you usually do on your birthday? 3. What do you do on the weekend? 4. What do you do in summer? 5. Ask your own questions: a. What do you do in (month)? b. What do you do on (day)?
  5. 5. © www.esllessonhandouts.com page 5 7. Quiz Complete the sentence. I study English on... Complete the sentence. My birthday is in.. Complete the sentence. I go to bed at... Say a weekday. Say a day in a month. What are the weekend days? Say a month. What is the preposition used for New Year’s Day? What is the preposition used for your birthday? What is the preposition used for the morning? Say the date in American English 02/22 Say the date in British English 27/10 Say the 7 days of the week. Say the 12 months. What is the preposition used for noon (12 pm)? 

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