Numbers, Time, Money and Calendar

TELLING THE TIME

(2:00) TWO O'CLOCK

TWO O'CLOCK

/tu əˈklɑːk/

 

 

(2:15) TWO FIFTEEN / A QUARTER AFTER TWO

TWO FIFTEEN / A QUARTER AFTER TWO

/tu ˌfɪfˈtiːn /

 /ə ˈkwɔr·t̬ər ˈæf.tətu/

(2:30) TWO THIRTY / HALF PAST TWO

TWO THIRTY / HALF PAST TWO

/tu ˈθɜr·t̬i /  /hæf pæst tu/

 

(2:45) TWO FORTY-FIVE / A QUARTER TO THREE

TWO FORTY-FIVE / A QUARTER TO THREE

/tu ˈfɔːr.t̬i fɑɪv /

  /ə  ˈkwɔr·t̬ər tʊ θri/ 


(2:05) TWO OH FIVE

TWO OH FIVE

/tu oʊ fɑɪv/

(2:20) TWO TWENTY / TWENTY AFTER TWO

TWO TWENTY / TWENTY AFTER TWO

/tu ˈtwen·ti/

 /ˈtwen·ti ˈæf·tər tu/

(2:40) TWO FORTY / TWENTY TO THREE

TWO FORTY / TWENTY TO THREE

/tu ˈfɔːr.t̬i / /ˈtwen·ti tʊ θri/ 

(2:55) FIVE TO THREE / TWO FIFTY-FIVE

FIVE TO THREE / TWO FIFTY-FIVE

/fɑɪv tʊ θri /  /tu ˈfɪf·ti fɑɪv/


(12:00 AM) MIDNIGHT (Media noche)

MIDNIGHT

 /ˈmɪdˌnɑɪt/

(12:00 PM) NOON (Medio día)

NOON 

 /nun/ 


Notes:

  1. American v/s British English :    A quarter after two / A quarter past two

       2. Para preguntar la hora podemos decir: What time is it?, What's the time?, Can you tell me what time is?, Can you tell me the time?

           Para responder decimos: it's five twenty /it's midnight /  it's ten to five / it's a quarter to ten. Tambien es posible omitir el "it's": What time is it? Four fifteen.

       3. Para las horas 12:00 PM y AM, ademas de at noon y at midnight, es común decir: "twelve noon" o "twelve midnight", "twelve sharp " (en punto) o "exaclty at twelve" .

 

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