Intro & useful review for all levels.


Calendar

Questions & Answers:

Questions:         Answers:
What's today's date?         It's the (tenth) of (August).
What day is it?         It's (Monday).
What date is it?         It's the (tenth) of (August).
What is today?         Today is (Monday).
What's the date?         It's the (tenth).
When's your birthday?         It's the (twenty-first) of (April).
          It's (April) (twenty one).
When were you born?         I was born on the (twenty-first) of (April) (1972).
          I was born (April) (twenty-first) (1972).
          I was born in (1972) on the (twenty-first) of (April).
When is your vacation?         It's from the (second) of (June) to the (fifth) of (July).
          It's from (June) (second) to (July) (fifth).
When is (the party)?         It's on the (sixth) at (7:00).
What day is (the party) on?         It's on (Monday) the (sixth).
           
           
           
           

Useful Expressions:

August

 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

 

Today is the 14th of August.

Tomorrow is the 15th of August.

Two days from now is the 16th of August.

Two days from today is the 16th of August.

The day after tomorrow is the 16th of August.

Two days from tomorrow is the 17th of August.

A week from today is the 21st of August.

A week from tomorrow is the 22nd of August.

Two weeks from today is the 28th of August.

Three weeks from today is the 4th of September.

A month from today is the 14th of September (or the 11th of September if you want to be technical).


This week is from the 13th of August to the 19th of August.

This weekend was the 12th and 13th of August. (What did you do this weekend?)

This weekend is the 19th and the 20th of August. (What are you going to do this weekend?)

Next week is from the 20th to the 26th of August.

Next weekend can be the 19th and 20th of August, or the 26th and 27th of August.

This next weekend is the 19th and 20th of August.


Yesterday was the 13th of August.

Two days ago was the 12th of August.

Three days ago was the 11th of August.

The day before yesterday was the 12th of August.

This last weekend was the 12th and the 13th of August.

Last weekend was the 12th and the 13th or the 5th and 6th of August.

A week ago from today was the 7th of August.

Two weeks ago was the 31st of July.

A month ago was the 14th of July (or the 17th of July if you want to be technical).

Last week was from the 6th to the 12th of August.

 


Get the idea?

Here are some common errors (mistakes):

Mistake:         Correct:
Two days after.         Two days from now.
Two days before.         Two days ago.
Two weeks later.         Two weeks from now.
Two years after.         Two years from now.
Two years before.         Two years ago.
Two years later.         Two years from now.
           
           
           

Why? Check your grammar book!

 


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