The Day Page

What day is it today?

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It’s Monday.
It’s Monday today.
Today is Monday.

What day is it really?

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Write your answer in the comments section at the bottom of this page like this:

It is Wednesday and I am in Pusan, which is the second largest city in South Korea.

It is Friday and I am at an internet cafe in Strassbourg, which is in France, but right next to Germany.

The Days of the Week

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

What day were you born on?

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Thai Buddhists pay attention to the day that they were born on but many people do not know what day they were born on. Some people do not even know the date because in their culture it is not important. What is the situation in your culture with birthdays and birth dates and day of birth?

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Is the day that you were born on significant in your culture?

Vocabulary

the name of the day that I was born on (coming link to The Relative Clause Page)
the date of the day that I was born on
the date of my birthday

When is your birthday and where were you born?

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Do you know the exact date and time and place?

Write it in the “comments” section below.
Pay attention to prepositions when you write:

Write like this:

I was born on the fifteenth of July, which was a Wednesday in 1961 in Auckland, which is the largest city in New Zealand.

Sentences

There are twelve hours in a day.

There are twenty four hours in a day.

Which is correct?
Can you explain the confusion?
Can you clear up the confusion?
Can you clear it up?

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More Sentences

There are sixty minutes in an hour.

There are twenty-four hours in a day

There are seven days in a week.

There are about thirty days in a month.

There are about four weeks in a month.

There are twelve months in a year.

There are twelve solar months in a year.

There are thirteen lunar months in a year.

A Day on Earth

The earth turns on its own axis at it goes around the sun.

One revolution takes about twenty four hours (23 hours 56 minutes 4.091 seconds).

Half of the day is dark and it is called “night”. Half of the day is bright and it is called “day”.

The earth is our home. One revolution of the Earth takes about twenty-four hours. Our home is moving. We are all travelers. Our home is revolving slowly. With each revolution we see the sun appear and disappear and we count the passing of time by watching the passing of the hours.

There are twenty-four hours in day.

The Week Page
The Minute Page
The Moon Page
The Month Page

Vocabulary

Word Family

day (noun singular)
daily (adjective)
days (noun plural)

Pronunciation

These two words are pronounced the same:

I was in a daze.
I haven’t seen him for several days.

Idioms

I had a a day off. (I didn’t go to work.)
I had an off day. (I had a bad day)
I had a bad hair day. (I had an off day)
Everything went wrong. (I had an off day)

Day Labourer

Have you ever worked as a day labourer? Do you need day laboureres? Go to the Employment Page

Day of Rest

When do you take your day of rest?

Day Tripper

Do you know the lyrics from the popular Beatles song “Day Tripper”. Find them on the internet and learn them.

The Metaphor Page

What does “day tripper” mean?

A day tripper is a person who is only here for a day.

People who visit for a short time and people who stay for a long time are different.

Do you think so?
What do you think?

Do you think people who stay for a short time are less reliable and less trustworthy?

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The Revolution Page
The Time Page

World English Course

There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!

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