C. Le temps, les jours de la semaine, et les mois de l'année

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1. LE TEMPS

Le temps = Can mean the weather,

                    and it can mean time in general as in "I don't have time right now, I'll do it later." 

L'heure =    When you want to say "What time is it?", in French you must use "Quelle heure est-il?" (which literally means "What hour is it?"), and NOT "Quel temps est-il?".

Il pleut

 

                 Il fait chaud                                  Il neige                               

            

                                                              

Study the various ways of saying what the weather is like in French.  Take note that when talking about the weather, the French use an idiomatic expression:  the literal translation in English is "What weather is it doing? - It's doing ... hot, cold" etc., and not "What is the weather like? - It is hot, cold, ..." etc.  It's important for you to remember that grammatical point.

Go to this site to practice:  www.europa-pages.com/lessons/french-weather.html

Also, go to this site to figure out what the degrees in Celsius correspond to in degrees in Farenheit in the video in the above link:

0 C =  ? F     5 C = ? F     10 C = ? F     15 C = ? F     20 C = ? F     25 C = ? F     30 C = ? F     35 C = ? F

Here is a converter site:  www.metric-conversions.org/temperature/celsius-to-fahrenheit.htm

 

2. LES JOURS DE LA SEMAINE

Listen to the audio and practice saying the days of the week in French out loud:

www.france-pub.com/french/french_days.htm

 

3. LES MOIS DE L'ANNÉE

Listen to the audio and practice saying the months of the year in French out loud:

www.france-pub.com/french/french_months.htm