Another year is here! A whole new set of twelve months to look forward to. You know what’s a good way to mark this occasion? Learn Spanish words about the calendar!
Here in this article, we’ll talk about Spanish words for the different days of the week, the Spanish names of the months, as well as how to talk about dates in Spanish.
Before we proceed to the different names of days and months, let us tackle the basic words first.
Now let’s move on to the days of the week (días de la semana).
Take note that unlike in English, the names of the days of the week are not capitalized in Spanish.
Let’s see some examples below.
Necesito ir al médico el jueves. I need to go to the doctor on Thursday.
Mi cumpleaños es el martes. My birthday is on Tuesday.
El nuevo capítulo sale cada miércoles. The new chapter comes out every Wednesday.Voy a la iglesia el domingo. I go to church on Sunday.
Now let’s move on to the different months of the year.
Just like the days of the week, the names of the months are also not capitalized in Spanish!
Let’s take a look at some example sentences below.
El cumpleaños de Luis es en febrero. Luis's birthday is in February.
Las vacaciones terminan en septiembre. Vacation ends in September.Mi boda será en enero. My wedding will be in January.
Dates will always come up during conversations, so make sure you know how to say the date in Spanish!
Here are a few reminders:
Here are some more examples:
Hoy es 5 de Diciembre de 2018. Today is December 5, 2018.
Ella nació el 12 de febrero de 1990. She was born on February 12, 1990.Nuestra primera cita fue el 10 de julio de 2018. Our first date was July 10, 2018.
You can also learn Spanish words in context with your copy of Spanish Stories for Beginners. It comes with free audio, too! Check it out below!
Janey is a fan of different languages and studied Spanish, German, Mandarin, and Japanese in college. She has now added French into the mix, though English will always be her first love. She loves reading anything (including product labels).
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