daysoftheweek - los jueves el viernes los viernes el...

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In Spanish-speaking countries, the week begins on Monday. lunes Monday martes Tuesday miércoles Wednesday jueves Thursday viernes Friday sábado Saturday domingo Sunday Notice that the days of the week are not capitalized. lunes martes miércoles jueves viernes sábado domingo The days of the week are all masculine. el lunes el martes el miércoles el jueves el viernes el sábado el domingo
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When used with the days of the week, the definite article has the special meaning "on." No trabajo el lunes. I don't work on Monday. No trabajo los martes. I don't work on Tuesdays. Hay una fiesta el miércoles. There is a party on Wednesday. Hay muchas fiestas los viernes. There are many parties on Fridays. Days of the week ending in -s do not change form in the plural. Only the article changes. el lunes los lunes el martes los martes el miércoles los miércoles el jueves
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Unformatted text preview: los jueves el viernes los viernes el sábado los sábados el domingo los domingos Use the verb ser to express the day. You will soon learn more about this verb. For now, simply realize that the word "es" is a conjugation of that verb, and is the correct verb in this use. ¿Qué día es hoy? What day is today? Hoy es lunes. Today is Monday. Mañana es martes. Tomorrow is Tuesday. Notice that the following actions do not occur in the present, but rather in the near future. Salimos el lunes. We leave on Monday. Mañana es domingo. Tomorrow is Sunday. In Spanish, the present tense of the indicative is sometimes used to express the near future. English does this too. Salimos el lunes. We (will) leave on Monday. Mañana es domingo. Tomorrow (will be) is Sunday....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPANISH 108 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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