Telling Time

Telling Time

Here are some sample expressions for telling time in English.

What time is it?

It's seven o'clock.
7:00

12:00

3:10

7:14

9:15

1:21

11:05

2:09

6:30

4:50

10:45

8:35

It’s seven o’clock.

It’s twelve o’clock.

It’s three ten.

It’s seven fourteen.

It’s nine fifteen.

It’s one twenty-one

It’s eleven oh five.

It’s two oh nine.

It’s six thirty.

It’s four fifty.

It’s ten forty-five.

It’s eight thirty-five.

It’s seven p.m. / a.m.

It’s noon / midnight.

It’s ten (minutes) after three.

It’s fourteen after seven.

It’s (a) quarter after nine.

It’s twenty-one minutes past one.

It’s five after eleven.

It’s nine minutes past two.

It’s half past six.

It’s ten minutes to five.

It’s quarter to eleven.

It’s twenty-five minutes to nine.

Textbook: New Interchange Intro, Chapter 5

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