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Flashcards in Rules for Telling Time Deck (13):
1

What time is it?

Que hora es/son

2

"es la"

used only for telling time at 1 am or 1 pm

3

"son las"

used for telling all other times of the day

4

"en punto"

o'clock
-ex) son las dos en punto

5

Use of "y"

used to express minutes
-ex) son las tres y ocho

6

Use of "menos"

to say a certain time minus some minutes
-ex) son las ocho menos diez (7:50)

7

Use of "cuarto"

to express a quarter of time
-ex) es la un y cuarto (1:15)

8

Use of "media"

to express half of time
-ex) es la un y media

9

At what time?

A que hora es

10

to answer "at what time?"

a la/las
-ex) a que hora es tu clase de espanol?
-me clase de espanol es a las dos en punto

11

de la manana

in the morning
-before noon

12

de la tarde

in the afternoon
-between 12pm and 8pm

13

de la noche

in the evening
-between 8pm and 12am