asking and telling the time
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Everyday English for ESL kids

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What's the time?

You can tell time with a clock. Here are some examples.

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It's nine o'clock.

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It's five past nine.

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It's half past nine.

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It's twenty to ten.

Everyday English: telling the time
English lessons for kids: Time
Telling time for kids learning English
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Riddles for learning English

Riddles for learning English

Look at the pictures below and answer.

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It's eight o'clock.

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It's twenty past ten.

Activities for learning English

It's half past one.

Exercises to practise English

It's ten to five.

Rosie is on the street. What's the time?
Goldie is in the living room. What's the time?
Goldie is in the kichen. What's the time?
Rosie is in the library. What's the time?

Rhymes for learning English

Rhymes for learning English

There are lots of nursery rhymes about time. Read some of them and have fun!

Learn English in a fun way

Tick tock goes the clock
Hanging on the wall.
Tick tock goes the clock
Telling the time to all.

Teach English in a fun way

Tick tock goes the clock.
What's the time, please?
Tick tock, says the clock,
It's ten past three.

Time. Learn English in a fun way

Tick tock merrily sings the clock.
It's time for work,
It's time for play.
So it sings throughout the day.

Time. Teach English in a fun way

What's the time, Mr Wolf?
It's seven o'clock and I am full!
What's the time? What's the time?
I am so hungry! It's dinner time!

asking and telling the time in english

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