Expressions de temps

Some useful time expressions.

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Expressions de temps

Time Expressions

1. chaque semaine - each/every week

2. chaque samedi soir - each/every Saturday night

3. souvent - often

4. quelquefois - sometimes

5. toujours - always

6. tous les jours - everyday

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Days of the week

Use 'le' for all the days of the week. They are all masculine.

e.g. Je fais les courses le mardi

I go shopping on Tuesdays (every Tuesday)

  • On Mondays - le lundi
  • On Monday - lundi

e.g. Je pars mardi - I'm going away on Tuesday.

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More time phrases

More phrases:

1. aujourd'hui - today

2. hier - yesterday

3. avant hier - day before yesterday

le week-end - weekend

Also the months are all masculine.

Il part en juillet - He's leaving in July

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Expressions de temps 2

7. toute l'ann ée - every year

8. deux fois par semaine - twice a year

9. régulièrement - regularly

10. deux fois par semain - twice a week

11. ne ... jamais - never

12. pendant la semaine - during the week

13. rarement - rarely

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Expressions de temps 3

14. chaque matin - every morning

15. ce matin - this morning

16. ce soir - this evening/tonight

Example of usage:

  • Qu'est-ce que tu fais ce soir?
  • What are you going to do tonight?
  • Je fais souvent du ski
  • I often go skiing
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