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|What time is it?||Quelle heure est-il ?||/kɛl œʀ ɛ til/|
|It is...||Il est...||/il ɛ/|
|one o'clock||une heure||/yn œʀ/|
|two o'clock||deux heures||/dø zœʀ/|
|a quarter after three||trois heures et quart||/tʀwɑ zœʀ e kaʀ/|
|one o'clock sharp||une heure précise||/yn œʀ pʀesiz/|
|four o'clock sharp||quatre heures précises||/katʀœʀ pʀesiz/|
|twelve thirty||midi (minuit) et demi||/midi (minɥi) e dəmi/|
|six thirty||six heures et demie||/si zœʀ e dəmi/|
|a quarter to seven||sept heures moins le quart||/sɛt œʀ mwɛ̃ lə kaʀ/|
|five twenty||cinq heures vingt||/sɛ̃k œʀ vɛ̃/|
|ten fifty||onze heures moins dix||/ɔ̃z œʀ mwɛ̃ dis/|
|in the morning/AM||du matin||/dy matɛ̃/|
|in the afternoon/PM||de l'après-midi||/də lapʀɛmidi/|
|in the evening/PM||du soir||/dy swaʀ/|
Official French time is expressed as military time (24 hour clock.) You can only use regular numbers, and not demi, quart, etc. when reporting time with the 24 hour system. For example, if it is 18h30, you must say dix-huit heures trente. The word pile /pil/ is also a more informal way of saying précise (exactly, sharp).
Listen to the l'heure & la date : l'emploi du temps mp3 and try the cloze (fill-in-the-blank) exercise from French Listening Resources.
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