Ch 8: Telling Time in Spanish

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and learn to tell time in Spanish and also study Spanish vocabulary words for various school subjects. Complete your studies with the self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson.

Telling Time in Spanish - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Telling time is an important skill for anyone learning Spanish, and the informative video lessons in this chapter will teach you the various methods of giving the hour and minutes. Experienced instructors will give you the vocabulary words you need to ask the time and express it to another person. You'll engage in a practice activity that involves identifying the time mentioned in spoken and written passages. Other lessons in this chapter will help you learn the vocabulary words for various times of day, the ordinal numbers, and Spanish words for school subjects. At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • State the time in Spanish
  • Identify the times mentioned in a verbal or written conversation
  • Know the Spanish names of school subjects
  • Name and use ordinal numbers in telling time
  • Understand the grammar involved in telling time
  • Use various words involved in telling time

Video Objective
How to Tell the Hour in Spanish Learn to report the hour.
Telling the Minutes to 30: Time in Spanish Study how to state the minutes from 1 to 30.
Telling the Minutes 31-59: Time in Spanish Explore how to state the minutes from 31-59.
Telling Time: Practice Comprehension Activity Identify the time stated in a written and spoken passage.
School Subjects in Spanish: Vocabulary List Learn the names of school subjects.
'What Time' vs. 'At What Time' in Spanish Differentiate between telling the time and time of occurrence.
Ordinal Numbers in Spanish Examine how to use ordinal numbers.
Talking About Time in Spanish: Sample Conversations and Listening Determine if a conversation is about the current time or what time something will occur.
Spanish Vocabulary for Time of Day: Morning, Afternoon and Evening Explore vocabulary for talking about the segments of the day.

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Telling Time in Spanish
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Tell the Hour in Spanish

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.

Telling the Minutes to 30: Time 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.

Telling the Minutes 31-59: Time 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.

Telling Time: Practice Comprehension Activity

4. Telling Time: Practice Comprehension Activity

Now that you know how to tell the time, you may find many people asking you, ?Qué hora es? What time is it? In this lesson we will practice reading and listening to people asking about the time.

''What Time'' vs. ''At What Time'' in Spanish

5. ''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.

Spanish Vocabulary for Time of Day: Morning, Afternoon & Evening

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.

Talking About Time in Spanish: Sample Conversations & Listening

7. 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.

School Subjects in Spanish: Vocabulary List

8. School Subjects in Spanish: Vocabulary List

Math, science, English - what's your favorite school subject? In this lesson, we will walk the halls of a high school, learning some of the most common school subjects in Spanish.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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