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Days, Months and Seasons in French

Learn the French names for days of the week, months of the year and seasons. In this French lesson, provided by Edvog.com, you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

Days of the week in French

Now let's study how to say in French What day is today? and how to answer if you are asked by someone. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English French Pronunciation
What day is today? Quel jour est aujourd'hui? kayl joor eh oh-joor-doo-wee?
Today is... Aujourd'hui, est… oh-joor-doo-wee, eh...
Monday Lundi lan-dee
Tuesday Mardi mar-dee
Wednesday Mercredi merkre-dee
Thursday Jeudi jeu-dee
Friday Vendredi vantar-dee
Saturday Samedi sam-dee
Sunday Dimanche dee-mansh
Months of the year in French

Below you will study the French names of the months of the year. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English French Pronunciation
January Janvier jan-vee-eh
February Février fayv-ree-eh
March Mars mars
April Avril avreel
May Mai may
June Juin jeu-an
July Juillet joo-ee-eh
August Août oot
September Septembre sep-tamba
October Octobre octoh-bra
November Novembre novambra
December Décembre day-sambra
Seasons of the year in French

Below you will study the French names of the seasons of the year. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English French Pronunciation
Spring printemps pran-tam
Summer été eh-tay
Autumn automne oh-tom
Winter hiver ee-vayra
French Vocabulary related to Days, Months, Seasons and Weather

For learners who want to improve their French vocabulary, we have put together a list with common words and phrases, useful in conversations about days of the week, months of the year and seasons. In the table below are also included some weather related words.

English French Pronunciation
today aujourd'hui oh-joor-doo-wee
tomorrow demain deh-ma
yesterday hier ee-ehr
day / days jour / journées joor / joor-nay
week / weeks semaine / semaines say-mayn / say-mayn
weekend fin de semaine fan deh say-mayn
weather le temps leh-oh tam
weather forecast prévisions météorologiques pray-vee-zee-on may-teo-roh-lo-jeek
How's the weather today? Quel temps fait-il? kayl tam fay-teel?
It's sunny Il fait du soleil eel fay doo soh-leh-eel
It's cloudy Il fait nuageux eel fay noo-ahjeu-oh
It's freezing Il gèle eel jeu-ayl
clouds les nuages leh nee-oo-ajeu
cold froid froh-ah
earthquake tremblement de terre traym-bleh-men doo tay-ray
fog brouillard broo-ee-ah
frost gel jeul
ice glace glace
lightning foudre foodra
rain la pluie lah ploo-ee
snow neige neh-jeu
star étoile eh-too-ahl
storm tempête tom-pet
sun soleil soh-leh-eel
sunrise lever du soleil leh-oh-vay doo soh-leh-eel
sunset coucher du soleil koo-shay doo soh-leh-eel
very warm très chaud tray shoh
warm chaud shoh

Important! Because some French sounds are not found in English we have tried to come up with something that sounds similar, for this reason the pronunciation tips from above are simply informational and does not offer any guarantee.

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