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Telling Time
Clocks and Watches
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

Telling time is a part of our everyday lives, from opening and closing hours of stores to office schedules and doctor appointments. This activity will help you learn to tell time and understand it in different situations.

  • What are your office hours?
    >> We're open from nine to five. (9:00-5:00)
  • Do you know what time the bank closes?
    >> I think it closes around six. (6:00)
  • When does your bus arrive?>> It comes about a quarter to four. (3:45)
wall clock

II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, select the correct answer for each or question, which may be missing one or more words. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. Our class begins at __________________________________.
A. 4:05
B. 4:15
C. 4:50

2. My mother left this morning at __________________________.
A. 9:03
B. 9:13
C. 9:30

3. I'm going to catch my bus at ____________________________.
A. 3:40
B. 4:20
C. 12:04
4. Let's get together at ___________________________________.
A. 12:05
B. 5:12
C. 5:22

5. The store ____________________________________________.
A. 4:06
B. 5:45
C. 6:15

6. The ____________ starts at _____________________________.
A. 7:04
B. 7:14
C. 7:40

7. _____________________________________________________.
A. 10:00
B. 10:05
C. 10:10

8. _____________________________________________________.
A. 11:05
B. 4:12
C. 11:45

9. _____________________________________________________.
A. 8:05
B. 8:15
C. 8:25

10. _____________________________________________________.
A. 3:03
B. 3:13
C. 3:30

Score =
Correct answers:

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Use the Internet to answer these questions. Share your answers with a partner:

  1. What are the visiting hours for the Eiffel Tower in Paris?
  2. When does the last elevator go up to the 102nd Floor Observatory in the Empire State Building in New York City?
  3. When does the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City, Italy, close to the public?
  4. When is Niagara Falls open every Tuesday?
  5. ________________________________ (your own question and answer)

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