Time

Another important items in the english language is time, you should learn how say the time in English, learn to see a watch and ask the time in english.

What time is it?

Asking the time
Here are some phrases you can use when you want to know the time:

  • What's the time?
  • What time is it?
  • Have you got the right time?
  • What time do you make it?
  • Can you tell me the time, please?

Telling the time
To tell someone what the time is, we can say:

  • The time is...
  • It's...

For example:
Question: Can you tell me the time, please?
Answer: Yes, of course. It's seven o'clock.



Watching the Time

Examples:

7:45 seven forty-five
11:06 eleven (oh) six
7:15 fifteen minutes past seven
7:45 fifteen minutes to eight
5:30 half past five
17:20 twenty past five
00:00 midnight
12:00 midday or noon
3:00 It's three o'clock
3:28 Twenty eight past three


Time in English Videos






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