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Why do we say à la semaine prochaine, but we say prochaine juin? Why does prochain come after “week” but before a certain month?

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Why do we say à la semaine prochaine, but we say prochaine juin? Why does prochain come after “week” but before a certain month?

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JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

La prochaine semaine  means "the following week" as in a series of weeks one after the other in an abstract sense

La semaine prochaine means "next week" in a concrete descriptive sense.

Why do we say à la semaine prochaine, but we say prochaine juin? Why does prochain come after “week” but before a certain month?

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