No, no, no! Another word for word translation. Stop it DL!
- It is December
Is how it is said in English.
In and a are interchangeable and used depending on personal habits and regional differences. In is preferred in the North, a is more commonly used in conversations etc. "A" is changed to "ad" in front of months starting with vowels like "aprile" and "ottobre." Check this article: https://www.thoughtco.com/italian-vocabulary-italian-calendar-months-4087628
No, essere is used not stare with months. http://italian.about.com/od/verbs/a/irregular-first-conjugation-italian-verbs.htm http://italian.about.com/library/verb/blverb_stare.htm http://dictionary.reverso.net/italian-english/stare http://italian.about.com/library/fare/blfare109a.htm http://italian.about.com/library/fare/blfare188a.htm http://italian.about.com/library/verb/blverb_essere.htm http://dictionary.reverso.net/italian-english/essere http://italian.about.com/od/verbs/a/italian-verb-essere.htm