French for Beginners: Lesson 3 – Days of the Week and Months of the Year
Welcome to Lesson 3! In this lesson, we’ll learn about the days of the week and the months of the year in French. Knowing these is essential for planning, scheduling, and discussing dates. Let’s dive in!
Learn the days of the week in French.
Learn the months of the year in French.
Understand basic usage in conversation.
1. Days of the Week in French
The French week starts with Monday, not Sunday. Here are the days:
|days in french
|days in english
📌 Pronunciation Tip:
The final ‘i’ in “lundi”, “mardi”, “mercredi”, etc., is pronounced like the ‘ee’ in ‘see’.
2. Months of the Year in French
Now let’s learn the months of the year:
|Phonetic Spelling (English)
Answer the following questions in French
- What is the date today?
- When is your birthday?
- What day is it tomorrow?
- Can you tell me the date of the next meeting?
- What was the date yesterday?
- On what date did we meet last time?
- How do you say “March 15th” in French?
- Is April 21st a holiday in France?
- What date is the French National Day?
- Can you write the date of the first day of winter?
Use the French days and months to plan your week. Try writing your schedule in French, or think about your plans for the week and say them in French.
Well done on completing Lesson 3! You’re now familiar with the French days and months, which are essential for daily conversations. In the next lesson, we’ll focus on personal pronouns and the verb “être” (to be). À bientôt!