TIME

Telling the Time

Telling the Time
How do we ask the time?

Questions:-

– What time is it?
– What is the time?
– Do you have the time?
– Have you got the right time?
– Do you know what time is it?
– Can you tell me what time is it, please?
– Do you happen to have the time?
– Could you tell me the time, please?

Giving the Time :-

-It’s exactly or about or almost or just gone …
-Sure, it is…
-The time is 4 o’clock.
-6:30 .
-It is…
-It’s quarter past three .
-Sorry, I am not wearing a watch .

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Examples :

What time is it?
-It’s 7 O’clock .

( O’clock ‘ is used at full hours. It means Seven are no minutes.)
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What is the time?
It’s 5 O’clock .

O’clock ‘ = is used at full hours. ( 5 : 00 )
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– Have you got the right time ?

Sorry, I am not wearing a watch.
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– Do you have the time ?
-It’s quarter past five .

( quarter = 15 minutes after the hour or 15 minutes before the hour)
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– Could you tell me the time please ?
-It’s about half past two.

(half = 30 minutes passed the hour)
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We use PAST for (01 minute to 30 minutes)
We use TO for (31 to 59 minutes)

Examples :-

It’s eight minutes past two. (02:08)
It’s five minutes to five. (04:55)

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AM- PM

(am) = morning
(pm)= afternoon and night

Examples
2am = two o’clock in the morning.

2pm = two o’clock in the afternoon.

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Exercises about time :
https://www.gamestolearnenglish.com/telling-the-time/

https://wp.me/p99SWb-22G

https://wp.me/p99SWb-1qJ

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