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Vocabulary A1 : Time

On Monday evening, I went to the theatre.
On Tuesday at half past two, I went to the dentist.
On Wednesday morning, my friend Rosa came for coffee.
On Thursday , it was Dan's birthday .
On Friday afternoon, I had my piano lesson.
Emma and Jamie stayed with us on Saturday night.
I played tennis with Julie at ten o'clock on Sunday.
That's what happened last week !

Good to know : 
Remember that you use on before days of the week, and at before times:
It is my birthday on Sunday.
I will meet you at three o'clock

Words for talking about time

afternoon (n) The afternoon is the part of each day that begins at lunchtime and ends at about six o'clock.
birthday (n) Your birthday is the day of the year that you were born.
day (n) A day is one period of 24 hours.
evening (n) The evening is the part of each day between the end of the afternoon and midnight.
Friday (n) Friday is the day after Thursday and before Saturday.
half past (n) Half past a particular hour is 30 minutes after that time.
late 1 (adj) If someone or something is late, they arrive or happen after the time they should start or happen.
      2 (adv) Late means after the time that something should start or happen.
minute (n) A minute is a unit of time that lasts 60 seconds.
Monday (n) Monday is the day after Sunday and before Tuesday.
morning (n) The morning is the part of each day between the time that people usually wake up and lunchtime.
night (n)  Night is the time when it is dark outside, and most people sleep.
o'clock  (adv)  O'clock is used after numbers from one to twelve to say what time it is.
Saturday (n)  Saturday is the day after Friday and before Sunday.
Sunday (n)  Sunday is the day after Saturday and before Monday.
Thursday (n)  Thursday is the day after Wednesday and before Friday.
time (n)  Time is something that we measure in minutes, hours, days, and years.
today (adv)  You use today when you are talking about the actual day on which you are speaking or writing.
Tuesday (n)  Tuesday is the day after Monday and before Wednesday.
Wednesday (n)  Wednesday is the day after Tuesday and before Thursday.
week (n)  A week is a period of seven days.

1- Match the sentence halves.

When is your _______


Can you come to my house at half ______


I'm going on holiday ________


The football match is on Saturday at _______


What time _______


I'll phone you this ___________

2- Put each sentence into the correct order.

1 late/you/are/why/?
2 birthday / it / on / Wednesday / is / my / .
3 you / are / going / time / to / what / today / work / ?
4 six / is / English / fifteen / at / class / our / .
5 you / on / free / Sunday / are / ?
6 my / party / come / to / like / you / would / to / ?

3- Find the words or phrases that do not belong, as shown.

1 Days


Parts of the day


Numbers 1 to 10





4- Write the word for the number in brackets to complete each sentence.

1 The film is        (90) minutes long.
2 He was on the phone for                (45) minutes.
3 The bus comes at            (12.20).
4 Does the party start at       (8.30)?
5 The flight is          (7) hours long.
6 You're            (20) minutes late!