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Watch BBC Flatmates : episode 17

Michal books tickets for his upcoming date with Helen in episode 17 – Booking tickets – from BBC Learning English.

Practise saying these dates, they are difficult to distinguish:

Tuesday the first
Thursday the third

Listen to the man on the phone and carefully repeat.

Time Prepositions

Il vaut mieux apprendre quelques exemples par coeur, parce que c’est difficile d’établir des règles. Les prépositions employées pour l’heure, les temps, les dates sont:

on, in, at

faites ce petit exercice:

1. I always get up _______ 6 O’clock
2. My appointment is _________ Monday
3. Most people take their holidays _______ July or August
4. I like to do most of work _______ the morning
5. What do you do ______ the weekend?
6. Owls are nocturnal. They do their hunting _______ night
7. I stay up late ______ the weekend, but I go to bed early _____ the week

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    Réponses:

    1. I always get up at 6 O’clock
    2. My appointment is on Monday
    3. Most people take their holidays in July or August
    4. I like to do most of work in the morning
    5. What do you do at/on the weekend?
    6. Owls are nocturnal. They do their hunting at night
    7. I stay up late at/on the weekend, but I go to bed early in the week

      jours, mois, ans, dates en anglais

      The days of the week:

      Monday
      Tuesday
      Wednesday
      Thursday
      Friday
      Saturday
      Sunday

      The months of the year:

      January
      February
      March
      April
      May
      June
      July
      August
      September
      October
      November
      December

      Les syllabes en gras sont les accents toniques – il faut insister sur ces syllabes.

      The years:

      1066 – ten sixty-six
      1789 – seventeen eighty-nine
      1968 – nineteen sixty-eight

      BUT

      2000 – two thousand
      2008 – two thousand and eight

      Dates:

      We always use ordinal numbers:

      the first of November
      the twenty-second of March