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THE TIME

HOW CAN WE ASK FOR THE TIME? Asking for the time right now: What time is it? Whats the time? Asking for at what time a specific event ( will ) happen: What time? When? Asking for the time right now: What time is it? Whats the time? Asking for at what time a specific event ( will ) happen: What time? When? Its… John: What time is it? Mary: Its twelve oclock John: What time is it? Mary: Its twelve oclock John: What time do you get up? Mary: I get up at 7:00 a.m. John: What time do you get up? Mary: I get up at 7:00 a.m.

HOW CAN WE TELL THE TIME? Analog Clocks show us the time using hands The Little Hand shows the Hours The Big Hand shows the Minutes Analog Clocks show us the time using hands The Little Hand shows the Hours The Big Hand shows the Minutes Digital Clocks show us the time using numbers Hours : minutes 24 HOURS Digital Clocks show us the time using numbers Hours : minutes 24 HOURS ANALOG CLOCK DIGITAL CLOCK

ANALOG CLOCK We use oclock only at the full hour. E.g. Its nine oclock. We use past to say times after the hour. E.g. Its twenty past seven. We use quarter past to say fifteen minutes past the hour. E.g. Its quarter past eleven. We use oclock only at the full hour. E.g. Its nine oclock. We use past to say times after the hour. E.g. Its twenty past seven. We use quarter past to say fifteen minutes past the hour. E.g. Its quarter past eleven.

ANALOG CLOCK We use half past to say thirty minutes past the hour. E.g. Its half past two. We use to to say times before the hour. E.g. Its ten to eight. We use quarter to to say fifteen minutes to the hour. E.g. Its quarter to five. We use half past to say thirty minutes past the hour. E.g. Its half past two. We use to to say times before the hour. E.g. Its ten to eight. We use quarter to to say fifteen minutes to the hour. E.g. Its quarter to five.

ANALOG CLOCK

EXAMPLES REMEMBER: For 12:00 there are four expressions in English: twelve o'clock at midday = at noon at midnight REMEMBER: For 12:00 there are four expressions in English: twelve o'clock at midday = at noon at midnight

DIGITAL CLOCK Its ten thirty-five Its eight 0-five Its twenty-three fifty-nine

WHAT TIME IS IT? Its thirteen fifty Its four Its twenty 0-five Its twelve seventeen

PREPOSITIONS

ASKING FOR SPECIFIC EVENTS… Anne: What time does your English lesson start? (8:00) Rachel: My English lesson starts at 8:00 Anne: What time does your English lesson start? (8:00) Rachel: My English lesson starts at 8:00 Harry: When is your birthday? (4th of June) Laura: My birthday is on 4th of June Harry: When is your birthday? (4th of June) Laura: My birthday is on 4th of June Linda: When does this bank open? (9:00 / the morning) Simon: This bank… Linda: When does this bank open? (9:00 / the morning) Simon: This bank… opens AT 9:00 IN the morning

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