When writing the date informally, using only numerals, French do it the same way as other Europeans: the date goes before the month. So April 18, 2019 would be written as 18/4/19.
How are dates written in France?
In France, the all-numeric form for dates is in the order “day month year”, using an oblique stroke as the separator. Example: 31/12/1992 or 31/12/92. Years can be written with two or four digits, and numbers may be written with or without leading zero.
What order does the French date go in?
Learn how to write the date.
In French, the date is written in “day month year” order, with no commas separating each term. Note that the month is not capitalized. Here are a couple examples (plus the abbreviated version):
Is it date first or month first?
The date format in American English
When you prefer to write the date in American English, usually the month comes before the day, followed by the year. If we use the same example as before: The 6th day of the month September, in the year 2019, then the date in American English should be written as: Sept 6.
How do you answer today’s date in French?
In French, when we ask what day it is, we say “It is which day today?”. “C’est quel jour aujourd’hui?” (say kell jur (soft “j”) oh jur du ee). The response is “C’est aujourd’hui lundi” (Sayt oh jur doo e luhn dee) or “C’est aujourd’hui lundi, le dix Decembre”.
How do you say the date in French with the day of the week?
If you want to include the day of the week of the date in question, the formulas are as follows:
- C’est le + day + number + month (+ year) informal.
- Nous sommes le + day + number + month (+ year)
- On est le + day + number + month (+ year)
How are dates written in Quebec?
What’s that date: 30/10/1995? Besides having a different language Quebec also uses a different date format than else in North America. Where North Americans write month-day-year (like 10/30/1995) Quebecker’s write day-month-year like in most other parts of the world.
What are the months in French?
Les Mois- Pronunciation
- janvier (zhan-vee-ay) – January.
- février (feh-vree-ay) – February.
- mars (mahrs) – March.
- avril (ah-vreel) – April.
- mai (may) – May.
- juin (zhuahn ) – June.
- juillet (zhui-ay) – July.
- août (oot) – August.