Learn the French days of the week

The simple way to learn how to speak

What are the days of the week in French ?

The simplest method for learning to speak the days of the week is by heart. Read the words out aloud a few times and you'll quickly learn them by heart.

Days of the week
English French
Monday lundi
Tuesday mardi
Wednesday mercredi
Thursday jeudi
Friday vendredi
Saturday samedi
Sunday dimanche

Click on the play button and listen to the pronunciation of the days of the week in French.
Try and repeat the words out aloud.

Notice how the French days do not begin with a capital letter.

English French
The day Le jour
One day Un jour
Two days Deux jours
Some days Des jours
Today Aujourd'hui
Yesterday Hier
Tomorrow Demain
The week La semaine

You can also learn to speak and understand the months of the year and also the time and dates.

What time is it in French ?

Check the time of day page, with the current date and time.

Useful French Phrases

Aujourd'hui nous sommes lundi.
Today we are Monday.

Demain nous serons mardi.
Tomorrow we will be Tuesday.

Hier nous étions dimanche.
Yesterday we were Sunday.

Il y a sept jours dans la semaine
There are seven days in the week


A remark about the English word "fortnight" which does not exist in French, however there is an expression "quinzaine", "en quinze jours", which refers to a 15 day period.

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