Asking and Telling Time

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Notice the conversation below:
Sam      : Does anyone know what time is it now? ( Apakah ada yang tahu jam berapa sekarang?)
Ruth     : I am sorry, I don’t have watch ( Maaf, saya tidak punya jam )
Sam     : What time is it, please? ( Jam berapa sekarang ?)
Jane     : I’s almost noon ( Ini hampir siang hari )
Sam     : Is your watch right ? ( Apakah jam tanganmu tepat waktu?)
Jane     : Yes, it is. It’s ten minutes to twelve ( Ya. Ini jam 12 kurang 10 menit )
Sam     : I get hungry around midday ( Saya menjadi lapar mendekati siang hari )

Here are some expressions when we are talking about time.
1. What time is it ? ( Jam berapa sekarang ?)
2. Have you got the time ? (Apakah anda dapat membritahukan waktu kepada saya ?)
3. Can you tell me the correct time ? ( Dapatkah anda memberitahukan waktu kepada saya ?)
4. It’s almost midnight  ( Ini hampir tengah malam )
5. It must be almost noon ( Ini pasti hampir siang )
6. I’ll come to pick you up. Will 6.00 pm be fine? ( Saya akan menjemput anda. Apakah jam enam malam anda bisa ?)
7. I’ll be at home from 4 o’clock onwards. ( Saya akan berada di rumah mulai jam 4)
8. It’s exactly five o’clock ( Sekarang tepat jam 5.00 )
9. It’s ten minutes past ten ( Sekarang jam 10.15 )
10. It’s half past ten ( Sekarang jam 10.30 )
11. It’s a quarter past ten ( Sekarang jam 10.15 )
12. It’s about two thirty by my watch ( Sekarang kira-kira jam 2.30 menurut jam tangan saya )
13. 4.45  ——–> four forty five
a. quarter to five (British )
b. quarter to/of five ( American )
14. 1.15 ——–> one fifteen
a. quarter past one ( British )
b. quarter after one ( American )
15. 2.05  ——–> two o five
a. five past two ( British )
b. five after two ( American )
16. 3.55 ———> three fifty five
a. five to four ( British )
b. five to/ of four ( American )
17. 02.00 ——–> two hundred hours
18. 14.45 ——–> fourteen forty five
19. 00.00 ——–> 00 double 0
20. 24.00 ——–> twenty-four hundred hours

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