🕑 Telling Time ⏰⌚
When the hour hand is pointing to seven and the minute hand is pointing to 12, we say:
7:00 - It is seven or It is seven o’clock.
Only use o’clock when it is a full hour.
Note that for the first half hour we use past or after.
7:05 - It is seven oh five – or – It is five past seven.
7:15 - It is seven fifteen – or – It’s a quarter after seven.
7:30 - It is seven thirty – or – It’s half past seven.
For the second half hour we use to:
7:45 - It is seven forty five – or – It’s a quarter to eight.
7:50 - It is seven fifty – or – It’s ten to eight.