Telling time, o’clock, half past ESL Video

  • Topic: Telling time, o’clock, half past
  • Communication Objectives: In this lesson, students will expand on their knowledge of time. They have previously learned ‘half past’ and ‘o’clock’. This lesson will focus on ‘quarter to’ and ‘quarter past’.
  • Language Objectives: Viewers will learn how to tell time in English.

telling time quarter past

  • Dialogue Story:  This lesson is a second part of the previous lesson. Lisa and Freddie have gotten up late. Now, they arrive at school and are punished by the principal. They get home late, too.
  • Sentence Structures:
    • It’s a quarter past 8 and you are late for lessons.
    • What time do you usually go to bed?
    • We usually go to bed at a quarter to 11.
    • It’s 3:30 pm and our lessons are over for today.