Easy English listening Lesson 42 – Days of the Week

Easy English listening Lesson 42 - Days of the Week

There are seven days of the week.
Sunday is a day of rest for some people, but many people still have to work.
Quite a few people go to church on a Sunday.
On Monday morning, we go back to school after the weekend.
Many people say that they don’t like Monday because it is the beginning of the work week.
Tuesday is a school day and a working day.
I don’t think that there is anything special about a Tuesday.
Wednesday is the middle of the work week.
On Thursday, many of the stores and malls stay open later.
It gives you a chance to run some errands on a Thursday night.
On Friday, you feel like the work week is nearly over.
Some people say, “thank goodness it is Friday.”
They look forward to the weekend.
On Saturday, many people can sleep in late.
People get errands done on Saturday.
You see a lot of people in the grocery store on a Saturday.
Most children look forward to Saturday so that they can play with their friends.
Then, Sunday comes again.
The weeks turn into months, and the months turn into years.
Time goes by quite quickly.

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. How many days are there in a week?
  2. What is Sunday often considered for some people, and what do many people do on Sundays?
  3. How do many people feel about Monday, and why?
  4. What kind of day is Tuesday described as?
  5. What is significant about Wednesday in relation to the work week?
  6. What happens on Thursday that allows people to run errands?
  7. How do people typically feel about Friday, and why?
  8. What is special about Saturday for many people?
  9. What do most children look forward to on Saturdays?
  10. What is the observation about time in the last part of the text?

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English Listening for Beginners

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