Frequently Asked Questions

A: No, the words "past" and "to" are only used for the first 30 minutes of the hour. After that, you can simply state the minutes remaining until the next hour.

A: When there are no minutes, you can say the hours and then the expression "o'clock". For example, 1:00 is pronounced as "one o'clock".

A: "Midday" refers to 12:00 p.m. or noon, while "midnight" refers to 12:00 a.m. or the beginning of a new day.

A: The key to improving your ability to tell the time in English is practice. Try to use English when asking for or giving the time. You can also watch videos or listen to audio materials that provide examples of telling the time in English.

That's all for today's blog post. We hope you found this time telling practice helpful in improving your skills.

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