Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Wednesday 28th Of October 2015

SCENARIO




Imagine that today, a relative, a friend or a work colleague asks you: "what is today's date?"

In Spanish, the other person could say:
¿Qué día es hoy?




Hoy es:



The question is an invitation for you to say today's date.



A quick look at your diary confirms that today is: Wednesday the 28th of October 2015. You could give today's date in Spanish by saying:




Hoy es miércoles veintiocho de octubre de dos mil quince





Notes:
  1. Today is = Hoy es
  2. Wednesday = miércoles
  3. The 28th = veintiocho
  4. Of October = de octubre
  5. 2015 = de dos mil quince
  6. In Spanish, we just say "28", instead of "the 28th"
  7. In Spanish we literally say: "of 2015"
  8. In Spanish we don't capitalise day of the week names, for example: miércoles
  9. In Spanish we don't capitalise month names, for example: octubre

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