# How to Tell Time In English

During this lesson you will learn to tell the time in English.

English Language Classes , Speaking skill

The image below is split into 2 colours, green and yellow. The green side ‘to’ and the yellow side is ‘past’.

Use the list below to learn

Yellow is past the hour

Green is to the hour

## ,o, clock

### Below are 12 clocks with random times

The text is above each clock !

## The Red hand = 3

 The first clock=4.50 The second clock=10.45 The third clock=8.35 Its four fifty Its ten forty-five Its eight thirty-five Its ten to five It is quarter to eleven It twenty-five to nine Green hand is  = ten to Green hand is  = quarter to Green hand is  = twenty five to The red hand = 5 The red hand = 11 The Red hand = 9

 The first clock = 7.14 The second clock = 9.15 The third clock = 1.20 Its seven fourteen Its nine fifteen its one twenty Its fourteen minutes past seven It is quarter past nine It is twenty past onee Green hand is  = fourteen minutes past Green hand is  = quarter past Green hand is  = twenty past The red hand = 7 The red hand = 9 The Red hand = 1

 The first clock = 11.05 The second clock = 2.14 The third clock = 6.30 Its eleven oh five Its two fourteen Its six thirty Its five past eleven Its fourteen minutes past two It is half past six Green hand is  = five past Green hand is  = fourteen minutes past Green hand is  =  half past The red hand = 11 The red hand = 2 The Red hand = half past

## Types of ways of saying the time

A.M. = morning It’s 6:00 A.M.

P.M. = afternoon

Evening / night It’s 6:00 P.M.

It’s six o’clock = 6:00 A.M.

It’s six = 6:00 A.M.

It’s six-oh-five = 6:05 A.M.

It’s six (minutes) after five = 6:05 A.M.

It’s six (minutes) past five = 6:05 A.M.

It’s six-oh-six = 6:06 A.M.

It’s six (minutes) after six = 6:06 A.M.

It’s six (minutes) past six = 6:06 A.M.

It’s six-oh-ten = 6:10 A.M.

Its ten past six A.M.

It’s ten (minutes) after six = 6:10 A.M.

It’s ten (minutes) past six = 6:10 A.M.

A.M. = morning It’s 6:00 A.M.

P.M. = afternoon

Evening / night It’s 6:00 P.M.

It’s six-fifteen = 6:15 P.M.

Its quarter past six P.M.

It’s fifteen (minutes) after six = 6:15 P.M.

It’s fifteen (minutes) past six = 6:15 P.M.

It’s six–twenty = 6:20 P.M.

It’s a twenty after six = 6:20 P.M.

It’s a twenty past six = 6:20 P.M.

It’s six-thirty = 6:30 P.M.

It’s half past six = 6:30 P.M.

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It’s six-forty = 6:40 P.M.

It’s a twenty to six = 6:40 P.M.

It’s a twenty of six = 6:40 P.M.

It’s six fifty-five = 6:50 P.M.

It’s five (minutes) to seven = 6:50 P.M.

It’s five (minutes) of seven = 6:50 P.M.

It’s six-fifty-nine = 6:59 P.M.

It’s one (minutes) to seven = 6:59 P.M.

It’s one (minutes) to seven = 6:59 P.M.