Lesson 17: Telling the Time



Practice by reading the dialogue with your tutor. After you are done, switch roles and do it again! πŸ“˜

  • K: What time should we meet today?
  • D: Let’s meet at 2:30pm.
  • K: You’re always late. Should I plan on 3:00pm?
  • D: I’m on Brazilian time!
  • K:Β In that case, I will come at 4:00pm.





Using phrasal verbs. A group of words that functions as a verb and is made up of a verb and a preposition, adverb, or both. πŸ“˜


Time of the day πŸ“˜

  • morning – 00:01 am to 11:59 am πŸ“˜
  • afternoon – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm πŸ“˜
  • evening – 5:01 pm to 8:00 pm πŸ“˜
  • night – 8:01 pm to 12:00 am πŸ“˜
  • noon – 12:00 pm πŸ“˜
  • midnight – 12:00 am πŸ“˜
  • am – the hours between midnight and noon πŸ“˜
  • pm – the hours between noon and midnightΒ πŸ“˜


How to ask for the time. πŸ“˜


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Practice using β€œpast” and β€œto”. Write it in a sentence. β€œIt is ________. πŸ“˜

  • 12:35 – It is thirty-five past twelve.
  • 9:15 – Β _______________________.
  • 1:45 – Β _______________________.
  • 4:05 – Β _______________________.
  • 3:30 – Β _______________________.



Answer the questions with the time using numbers. πŸ“˜

  • What time do you go to bed? I go to bed at 11:00 pm.
  • What time do you wake up? _____________________.
  • What time do you get up? _______________________.
  • What time do you go to work/school? ___________________.
  • What time do you eat lunch? _____________________.


Answer the questions with the time using words. πŸ“˜

  • What time can you check in? I can check in at twelve o’clock.
  • What time will you check out? Β _________________________.
  • Could you tell me the time, please? Β _____________________.
  • What time did the plane take off? Β _______________________.
  • What time did you get up this morning? __________________.



What time of day is it? πŸ“˜



Discussion Questions

  • What time do you wake up?
  • What is your favorite time of the day? Why?
  • What time do you eat dinner?
  • What time does the sunset in the winter? In the summer?

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