Time and Date

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CEFR A1 Vocabulary - Lesson 7

Here you will learn basic English words that help you to tell the time and date, prepared for A1 learners.

CEFR A1 Vocabulary
clock
clocknoun

a device used to measure, keep, and show time

time
timenoun

what is measured in minutes, hours, days, etc. using clocks

date
datenoun

a particular day of the month or year, shown by a number

year
yearnoun

the period of 365 or 366 days or 12 months, starting from the first of January

day
daynoun

a period of 24 hours

hour
hournoun

each of the 24 parts of a day; one hour is 60 minutes

o'clock
o'clockadverb

‌used with the numbers 1 to 12 to specify the hour when telling the time

minute
minutenoun

each of the 60 parts of an hour; one minute is 60 seconds

second
secondnoun

each of the 60 parts of a minute; a sixtieth of a minute

morning
morningnoun

the period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon

noon
noonnoun

midday; 12 o’clock in the day

afternoon
afternoonnoun

the part of the day from noon to evening

evening
eveningnoun

the period of time between the end of the day (usually about 6 p.m.) and the time we go to bed

night
nightnoun

the period of time from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours when we can't see the sun and it's dark outside

midnight
midnightnoun

the middle of the night; 12 o'clock at night

week
weeknoun

a period of seven days starting on Sunday in the US

Sunday
Sundaynoun

‌the day of the week after Saturday and before Monday

Monday
Mondaynoun

‌the day of the week after Sunday and before Tuesday

Tuesday
Tuesdaynoun

‌the day of the week after Monday and before Wednesday

Wednesday
Wednesdaynoun

‌the day of the week after Tuesday and before Thursday

Thursday
Thursdaynoun

‌the day of the week after Wednesday and before Friday

Friday
Fridaynoun

‌the day of the week after Thursday and before Saturday

Saturday
Saturdaynoun

‌the day of the week after Friday and before Sunday

weekend
weekendnoun

Saturday and Sunday or the part of the week usually from Friday night to Sunday night when many people do not go to work or school

weekday
weekdaynoun

any day of the week other than Saturday and Sunday

on
onpreposition

used to show a day or date

in
inpreposition

expressing a period of time (months, seasons, years, decades, centuries, etc.) during which something happens

at
atpreposition

expressing the exact time when something happens

next
nextadjective

coming immediately after something in time or order

quarter
quarternoun

a period of 15 minutes

half
halfnoun

either of two equal parts into which something can be divided