Days of the Week

It happens quite often that you are having a conversation with someone about your plans for the upcoming weekend. You could also talk to someone about what you did yesterday or the day before. In order to do this, you need to know what the words are in English for the days of the week.

On this page, you have a clear overview of the different days, their abbreviations and how to make the plural forms.

Days of the week

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Note: You say ‘Wednesday’ as <wensday>

Keep in mind that you always need to write them with a capital letter. It does not matter where in the sentence they appear because they always start with a capital letter.

Days of the Week

Examples

I always eat spaghetti on Mondays.
I will exercise on Tuesday.
On Wednesday I meet up with friends.
I always watch a film on Thursdays.
I will go to a museum this Friday.
Saturday is the first day of the weekend.
I sleep until noon every Sunday.

Abbreviations of the days of the week

MondayMon.
TuesdayTu., Tue., Tues.
WednesdayWed.
ThursdayThu., Thur., Thurs.
FridayFri.
SaturdaySat.
SundaySun.

Plural forms of the days of the week

It’s really easy to make the plural form of any particular day. You just need to add <s> at the end of the word. This results in:

Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays
Saturdays
Sundays

Exercises

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