English Course for Beginners - CEFR A1 - Lesson 8 of 25

Days of the Week

Read and listen to four conversation using the grammar.

Conversation 1

Man: What days do you work?
Woman: I work Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. I don't work Wednesday.
Man: Wow, that is a nice schedule.
Woman: Yeah, but I sometimes work on Saturday. What about you?
Man: I work Monday to Friday.
Woman: Nice, you have weekends off.
Man: Yes, I never work on Saturday or Sunday.

Conversation 2

Man: When is the party?
Woman: The party is on Saturday.
Man: Ooh, I have a game on Saturday.
Woman: Oh, that's too bad.
Man: I am only free on Sunday.
Woman: Sorry! On Sunday I am busy.

Conversation 3

Man: What days do you have English class?
Woman: I have class on Monday and Thursday.
Man: When do you have math class?
Woman: I have maths class every day.
Man: Ooh, what about history class?
Woman: I have history class on Wednesday.
Man: Wow, you have a busy schedule.
Woman: I know!

Conversation 4

Woman: When do you play soccer?
Man: I play on Tuesday and Friday nights.
Woman: Nice. I only play on the weekends.
Man: Really, can I play with you?
Woman: Yes, we play on Saturday and Sunday at the park at ten.
Man: Great! See you this weekend!
Woman: See you then!

Days of the Week

Point 1: Spell the names of the week with a capital letter.

  1. Monday | on Monday
  2. Tuesday | on Tuesday
  3. Wednesday | on Wednesday
  4. Thursday | on Thursday
  5. Friday | on Friday
  6. Saturday | on Saturday
  7. Sunday | on Sunday

Point 2: In spoken English, speakers often do not say the preposition on.

  1. I will see you Sunday.
  2. I will see you on Sunday.

Parts of the Day

Point 3: We use different prepositions for some parts of the day, either in or at.

  1. morning | in the morning
  2. noon | at noon
  3. afternoon | in the afternoon
  4. evening | in the evening
  5. night | at night
  6. midnight | at midnight.

Point 4: When you combine a day of the week and a part of the day, you do need a prepositionexcept with noon and midnight. The time of day goes after the day.

  1. I will see you Monday night.
  2. Let's meets Sunday afternoon.
  3. I will see you Friday at noon.

Parts of the Week

Point 5: The weekend is Saturday and Sunday, and the Weekdays are Monday thru Friday.

  1. Weekend | on the weekend
  2. Weekday | on a weekday
  3. Weekdays | during the weekdays.
Answer these questions about the interview.

Gap Fill: Complete the conversation with the correct word!

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