Telling the time

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This lesson contains 23 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 2 videos.

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Slide 1 -Video

Can you tell the time in English?
In this lesson we will review the basics of telling the time in English.

We will cover:
• The clock & its hands,
• How to tell the time on an analog clock,
• How to tell the time on a digital clock.

At the end of this lesson:
You will be able to tell the time on both an analog and a digital clock.
You will be able to write the time correctly.

We will cover:
• The clock & its hands,
• How to tell the time on an analog clock,
• How to tell the time on a digital clock.

At the end of this lesson:
• You will be able to tell the time on both an analog and a digital clock.
• You will be able to write the time correctly.

In this lesson we will review the basics of telling the time in English.
Can you tell the time in English?
Why?:
Criteria conform deelkwalificatie ATK
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• The practitioner can communicate with the client and colleagues in Papiamento, English, Spanish and Dutch.

Slide 2 -Slide

Previous knowledge to apply (unit 1.3)
• To write numerals in full (words)
• Spelling of numerals
• Hyphenate compound numbers (numbers consisting of two words) between 21-99, except round numbers (-> tens: 10-20-30-etc.).

Slide 3 -Slide

Can you label the parts of a clock?

Slide 4 -Open question

Fill in the blanks.....

The hour hand is the _____ .
A
long/big hand (blue)
B
short/small hand (pink)

Slide 5 -Quiz

Which preposition do you use when the minute hand is in the green section?
A
From
B
Over
C
At
D
Past

Slide 6 -Quiz

Which preposition do you use when the minute hand is in the red section?
A
In
B
To
C
After
D
Before

Slide 7 -Quiz

What time is it?
A
A kwarter over six
B
A quarter to six
C
A quarter past five
D
Thirty-five minutes past three

Slide 8 -Quiz

What time is it?
A
Half past twelve
B
Thirty-five minutes past twelve
C
Half over twelve
D
Twenty-five minutes to one

Slide 9 -Quiz

Types of clocks
Digital clock
Analog  clock
Time indicated by digital numbers /symbols
Time indicated by the position of the rotating
hands

Slide 10 -Slide

12 hour clock vs. 24 hour clock
-Divides the day into two cycles.

-Mostly used in English speaking countries.

-Majority of watches & clocks
- Runs the day from midnight to midnight for a period of 24 hours continuously.

- Recommended by internationals standards to avoid confusion.

- Military & Aviation
A.M. vs. P.M.
Ante Meridiem
(before noon / midday)
Post Meridiem
(after noon / midday)

Slide 11 -Slide

The Clock Hands
The long hand is called: Minute hand
The short hand is called: Hour hand

Slide 12 -Slide

The direction of the clock: Clockwise

What time is it?

Slide 17 -Open question

What time is it?
(mention the time of day)
A
twenty-six minutes past nine in the morning
B
nine twenty-six minutes in the evening
C
nine twenty-six minutes in the morning
D
twenty-six minutes after nine in the evening

Slide 18 -Quiz

What time is it?
(mention the time of day)

Slide 19 -Open question

Practice makes perfect
• Draw a table with two columns in your notebook.
• Label the 1st column: Digital clock
• Label the 2nd column: Analog clock
• Write down the times indicated on the cards.
• Then, switch cards with the student next to you.

Digital clock
Analog clock
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.
2.
3.
4.

Slide 22 -Video

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