English Language Learning
a.m. - p.m.
a.m. = ante meridiem = the time from midnight to noon = from 00:00 to 12:00
p.m. = post meridiem = the time from noon to midnight = from 12:00 to 24:00
The 24-hour clock is the most commonly used time notation in the world today.
But in English speaking countries the 12-hour clock is the dominant system of time written and spoken.
The 24-hour clock is only used by the military in the United States and Canada.
|11:00||11 a.m.||It's eleven o'clock a.m.|
|23:00||11 p.m.||It's eleven o'clock p.m.|
|10:30||10.30 a.m.||It's half past ten a.m.|
|22:30||10:30 p.m.||It's half past ten p.m.|
|04:45||4:45 a.m.||It's a quarter to five a.m.|
|16:45||4:45 p.m.||It's a quarter to five p.m.|
|08:15||8:15 a.m.||It's a quarter past eight a.m.|
|20:15||8:15 p.m.||It's a quarter past eight p.m.|
|09:10||9:10 a.m.||It's ten (minutes) past nine a.m.|
|11:20||11:20 a.m.||It' twenty (minutes) past eleven a.m.|
|21:50||9:50 p.m.||It's ten (minutes) to ten p.m.|
|19:40||7:40 p.m.||It's twenty (minutes) to eight p.m.|
There are two questions to ask for the time: What's the time? or What time is it?
What's The Time - Exercise 1 - digital time
What's The Time - Exercise 2 - digital time
What's The Time - Exercise 3 - analog time
What's The Time - Exercise 4 - analog time
What's The Time - Exercise 5 - matching exercise
What's The Time - Exercise 6 - matching exercise
What's The Time - Exercise 7 - matching exercise
What's The Time - Exercise 8 - matching exercise