Monday – lunes – loo-nays
Tuesday – martes – mar-tays
Wednesday – miércoles – me-air-coh-lays
Thursday – jueves – hway-bays
Friday – viernes – bee-air-nays
Saturday – sábado – sah-bah-doe
Sunday – domingo – doh-min-go
5 Fun Facts about days of the week in spanish
The days of the week are:
- not capitalized, unless it’s the first word in a sentence
- masculine, so you will use “el” or “los” before each day
- named after the planets because Romans made a connection between their gods and the night sky, which changed based on the day. Learn more about that in another article here.
In addition to those facts:
- The first day of the week is Monday on the Spanish calendar.
- When you say on Monday(s), you’ll say: El lunes or Los lunes. This applies to all days.
chant for days of the week in spanish
A great way to memorize a language is through chants and songs. Here is a chant for memorizing days of the week. Ms. Nikki, the owner of Skillabration, is using the chant she learned in high school.
Ideas for memorizing the days of the week in spanish
- Make flash cards and quiz yourself from English to Spanish and Spanish to English.
- Create two decks of cards in Spanish only, then mix them up face down and play the memory game. As you gather the pairs, earn extra points when you know the translation of the day from Spanish to English.
- Practice answering questions each day such as: ¿Qué día es hoy? – What day is it today?, ¿Qué día es mañana? – What day is it tomorrow? Hoy es ______. Mañana es ______.
- Make a calendar in Spanish each month and practice saying the date.
More about skillabration
Skillabration is an online foreign language school that helps students take their foreign language skills from 0 to fuego (fire 🔥). We offer K-12 group classes and 1:1 tutoring in Spanish, French, Mandarin and Cantonese. We currently offer live classes on Outschool and pre-recorded classes on Teachable. Learn more about our teachers here.