How to call Days of the Week and Months

How to call Days of the Week and Months

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Welcome to our Italian grammar course for beginners! Today we're going to talk about about how to call days of the week, weeks, and months in Italian.

Learning how to call days, weeks, and months in Italian is a basic and essential aspect of the language learning. When you travel or live in Italy or interact with Italian speakers, knowing the days of the week, weeks, and months allows you to schedule appointments, make plans, and engage in everyday conversations. Also understanding Italian days and months helps us navigate calendars, schedule events, and discuss important dates like birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries. It allows to communicate effectively, engage in cultural understanding, and navigate various aspects of daily life in Italy or with Italian speakers.

Days of the Week - Giorni della settimana

So let's start to explain how to call days of the week.
Lunedì (Monday)
Martedì (Tuesday)
Mercoledì (Wednesday)
Giovedì (Thursday)
Venerdì (Friday)
Sabato (Saturday)
Domenica (Sunday)
As you can see, everything is very simple and we need to remember the Italian names of the days.

Weeks (Settimane)

In Italian, the word "week" is translated as "settimana," and you can express the number of weeks using the word "settimane." For example:
Una settimana (One week)
Due settimane (Two weeks)
Tre settimane (Three weeks)
Quattro settimane (Four weeks)
and so on.

Months (Mesi)

Gennaio (January)
Febbraio (February)
Marzo (March)
Aprile (April)
Maggio (May)
Giugno (June)
Luglio (July)
Agosto (August)
Settembre (September)
Ottobre (October)
Novembre (November)
Dicembre (December)


When learning how to say days, weeks, and months in Italian, consider the following tips:
- Pay attention to the pronunciation of each word, especially the unique sounds in Italian, such as double consonants (as in "settimana").
- Try to practice saying the days of the week, weeks, and months repeatedly to reinforce their memory and improve pronunciation.
- Provide some context about Italian culture and events that may occur on specific days, months, or during certain weeks to make the learning experience more engaging.
- Incorporate interactive activities, such as quizzes, games, or role-playing to practice using these words in practical situations.


By learning the days of the week, weeks and months in Italian, you will gain essential vocabulary for daily conversations, planning, and understanding Italian culture and events.
We are waiting for you in the next lesson, where we will talk how to call family members in Italian. Good luck!