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Talking About Time in Spanish - Chapter Summary
This self-paced Spanish vocabulary chapter helps you practice telling time in Spanish. Each lesson breaks down time-related vocabulary, phrases and grammar rules and shows you how to identify hours and minutes on a clock. You can practice telling time by taking the interactive self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson. Any computer or mobile device will give you access to these language resources at any time. This chapter's lessons are designed to help you:
- Tell what hour it is using Spanish
- Identify the minutes on a clock in Spanish
- Differentiate between saying what time versus at what time in Spanish
- Understand Spanish conversations regarding the time
- Use Spanish words for various times of day
1. How to Tell the Hour in Spanish
Time plays an important role in our daily lives. Think about your morning routine: 6:00 alarm clock, 7:00 breakfast, 8:00 leave the house, 9:00 start work, etc. In this lesson we will start learning how to tell time, with the focus on learning the hours in Spanish.
2. Telling the Minutes to 30: Time in Spanish
What time is it? 8:05, 10:15, 3:30? In this lesson we will learn the vocabulary to tell time in Spanish, with special focus on telling the minutes up to 30 in Spanish.
3. Telling the Minutes 31-59: Time in Spanish
Telling time is something we do on a daily basis. It is also one of the key components of learning a foreign language. In this lesson we will build upon our knowledge and focus on learning the minutes 31-59 in Spanish.
4. ''What Time'' vs. ''At What Time'' in Spanish
Telling time is an important skill to master when learning a new language. Being able to say the hours in Spanish not only allows us to tell the time of day, but also to express the time at which an event occurs. 'Qué hora es? and 'A qué hora?' are the two key questions addressed in this lesson.
5. Talking About Time in Spanish: Sample Conversations & Listening
In this lesson, we will listen to and read a set of conversations where people are talking about time. Also, we will practice vocabulary related to time, ordinal numbers and high school classes.
6. Spanish Vocabulary for Time of Day: Morning, Afternoon & Evening
In the morning, in the afternoon, at night, noon: this vocabulary helps to clarify the time of day when we are telling time. In this lesson, we will learn the vocabulary used to describe the time of day as well as review the vocabulary used to tell time.
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- Office Buildings in Spanish
- Office Tasks & Errands in Spanish
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- Job Applications & Interviews in Spanish
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