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Telling the time

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Telling the time


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What time is it please? ‘What time is it please?’ ‘It’s 4 p.m.’

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It is 4 p.m. ‘It’s 4 p.m. now. My train isn’t until 6 p.m. so I’ll spend some time checking emails before leaving.’

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It is 8 a.m. ‘It’s 8 a.m., we’re going to be late for the meeting!’

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It is 4 o'clock. ‘It’s 4 o’clock. We need to leave now else we’ll be stuck in traffic.’

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It is quarter past three. ‘We need to hurry, otherwise we’ll miss the train. It’s already quarter past three.’

Or: ‘It's 3:15’ (three fifteen)

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It is half past three. ‘It’s half past three. I finish work in an hour.’

Or: ‘It's 3:30’ (three thirty)

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It is a quarter to four. ‘It’s a quarter to four, so we should start heading to the meeting room.’

Or: ‘It's 3:45’ (three forty-five)

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It is twenty past six. ‘Do you have the time, please?’ ‘Yes, it’s twenty past six.’

Or: ‘It's 6:20’ (six twenty)

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It is 18:27. ‘What time is it? My train leaves at 18:29.’ ‘It is 18:27.’

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It's midday ‘It’s almost midday. Let’s start preparing lunch.’

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It's midnight ‘It’s already midnight.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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What time is it please?
‘What time is it please?’ ‘It’s 4 p.m.’

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It is 4 p.m.
‘It’s 4 p.m. now. My train isn’t until 6 p.m. so I’ll spend some time checking emails before leaving.’

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It is 8 a.m.
‘It’s 8 a.m., we’re going to be late for the meeting!’

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It is 4 o'clock.
‘It’s 4 o’clock. We need to leave now else we’ll be stuck in traffic.’

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It is quarter past three.
‘We need to hurry, otherwise we’ll miss the train. It’s already quarter past three.’

Or: ‘It's 3:15’ (three fifteen)

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It is half past three.
‘It’s half past three. I finish work in an hour.’

Or: ‘It's 3:30’ (three thirty)

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It is a quarter to four.
‘It’s a quarter to four, so we should start heading to the meeting room.’

Or: ‘It's 3:45’ (three forty-five)

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It is twenty past six.
‘Do you have the time, please?’ ‘Yes, it’s twenty past six.’

Or: ‘It's 6:20’ (six twenty)

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It is 18:27.
‘What time is it? My train leaves at 18:29.’ ‘It is 18:27.’

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It's midday
‘It’s almost midday. Let’s start preparing lunch.’

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It's midnight
‘It’s already midnight.’


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