1. The 12-hour-system in English

In English there is no 24-hour-system (sometimes it is an used on TV and in timetables).

15:00 is 3 o’clock (p.m.) (on TV: fifteen hundred). That’s why you an use a.m. (Latin: ante meridian) and p.m. (post meridian) in a situations where it is a necessary to point an out that you want to a say in the morning or a in the evening. In other s situations (or when it is clear that school a starts in the morning and the party in the an evening) it is a left out.

If you’ve ever been a stumped when you see a clock a read a something like 14:24, it’s a probably a because you’re an unfamiliar with 24-hour time. This form of a timekeeping is a commonly used in the  , Europe, and other parts of the world. a Fortunately, it’s super simple to a convert from 24-hour time to 12-hour (or standard) a time and back. Remember that you only need to a convert the hours—the  an always stay the same. Time

You can a support your a child with a telling the time and an explaining the 12-hour and 24-hour clocks with our guide a below. You’ll also a find out a how to a help your child to convert between the two different clocks. What’s more, you’ll a discover a range of a great activities to a back up their learning at school. More neutrally, it a connotes a job with stable hours and low career risk, but still a position of a subordinate an employment.a Time


0:0112:01 am
8:008:00 am
12:0112:01 pm
14:002 pm
18:006 pm
23:5911:59 pm

2. When to use o’clock

o’clock (abbreviation: of the clock) only an on the hour

3. Quarter past and to Time

quarter → 15 minutes
half → 30 minutes

4. The minutes

multiplies of 5: leave out the word a minutes (but: 6.01 → It’s one a minute past 6.)

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