¿Como se dicen la fecha y la hora con las preposiciones en inglés?

…How do you say the date and time with prepositions in English?

Quick guide on what prepositions to use with the date and time.

Date

Sofia Vergara sabe inglés, y tu?

Sofia Vergara was at the Golden Globes on Sunday

on + day of the week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday etc. e.g. on Thursday.

on + particular part of a day: Friday morning, Saturday afternoon. e.g. on Sunday evening.

on + particular date: July 25, 2001, January 4. e.g. on 19th of March.

N.B. On the nineteenth of March is how this date is read aloud or said in conversation.

on + calendar festival day: Christmas Day, Palm Sunday. e.g. on Easter Sunday.

examples:

I saw  Sofia Vergara on Sunday.On Monday morning, I am tired.

Colombia celebrates independence day on July 20th.

On New Year’s Eve, we celebrate several traditions. (Read how to talk about Colombian New Year’s Eve traditions)

Time

Cinderella sabía los idiomas ingles y raton, y tu?

Cinderella's carriage turned into a pumpkin at midnight.

at + hour of the day: 1, 2, 3, 12, 14, etc. at 4.

N.B. 13-24 hours are only used by government and military in English speaking world

at + particular time of the day: 1:01, 2:10, 3:15, 12:30, 14:45, etc. at 4:24.

at + particular moment of the day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, sunset, sunrise, noon, etc. e.g. at midnight

examples

At 3, I go to class.

I will meet you at 5:15.

Cinderella’s carriage turns into a pumpkin at midnight.

Did you notice that the position of the time or date phrase is flexible? You can place at the beginning or ending of your clause! Leave your questions or comments below!

versión española

¿Como se dicen la fecha y la hora con las preposiciones en inglés?

Una guia en breve que trata las prepociones usamos con la fecha y la hour.

La Fecha

on + dia de la semana: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday etc. e.g. on Thursday.

on + una parte particular del día: Friday morning, Saturday afternoon. e.g. on Sunday evening.

on + una fecha particular: July 25, 2001, January 4. e.g. on 19th of March.

N.B. On the nineteenth of March es como se dice la fecha en alta voz o en conversacion.

on + nombre de dia festivo: Christmas Day, Palm Sunday. e.g. on Easter Sunday.

ejemplos

I eat dinner with Sofia Vergara on Tuesday.

On Monday morning, I am tired.

Colombia celebrates independence day on July 20th.

On New Year’s Eve, we celebrate several traditions. (Read how to talk about Colombian New Year’s Eve traditions)

La Hora

at + hora del día: 1, 2, 3, 12, 14, etc. at 4.

N.B. 13-24 horas solo están usados por el gobiero y el ejercito en el mundo de anglohablantes

at + una hora particular del día: 1:01, 2:10, 3:15, 12:30, 14:45, etc. at 4:24.

at + un momento particular del día: breakfast, lunch, dinner, sunset, sunrise, noon, etc. e.g. at midnight

ejemplos

At 3, I go to class.

I will meet you at 5:15.

Cinderella’s carriage turns into a pumpkin at midnight.

Notaste que la posicion de la frase de hora o de fecha se movió?  Sí, puedes colocar la frase al inicio o al final de tu clausula.

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