4 Answered Questions for the topic indications de temps

Indications De Temps French Usage Nombres


Pourquoi utilise-t-on un ordinal uniquement pour le premier du mois?

En français, nous disons:> le _premier_ novembre, puis le deux, trois, quatre, etc.mais pas:> le _second_, _troisième_, etc. novembreY a-t-il une raison à cet usage exclusif de l'ordinal pour... more
Indications De Temps French Usage


Why is "Nous sommes" used for days of the week?

I've just been curious about this. Why is it that saying a day of the week, something like "It's monday" uses 'nous'? as in:>Nous sommes lundi.Am I able to say it another way? is using:... more
Indications De Temps French Prononciation


How to distinguish “à cette heure” from “à sept heures”?

How do I distinguish _à cette heure_ from _à sept heures_, when pronounced?It occurred to me when once I wanted to say "at this time", and then I realized I had just said "at 7". I guess I... more
Indications De Temps French Usage Anglicismes


Un mot français pour week-end?

Je viens de lire [un article sur le mot *week-end*](http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/g/week-end.htm) et je me demande s'il existe, ou s'il existait, un mot (peut-être une expression) en... more

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