Let’s learn some idioms about the different time frames we have in English.
The first time frame is month. A month consists of between 28 and 31 days, there are 12 months in a year.
Just to refresh your memory (although I’m sure you English pro’s know them already!) They are:
FUN FACT – April, May and June are often used as women’s names.
A week consists of 7 days and there are 52 of them per year. Do you know the days of the week? Here they are incase you’ve forgotten them.
- Tuesday (pronounced Chewsday)
- Wednesday (silent d)
Saturday and Sunday are known as the weekend. Hands up who loves the weekend.
FUN FACT – If you want to describe two weeks, we use the word ‘fortnight’.
A year is 365 days or 366 in a leap year. A year consists of the 12 months mentioned above.