Getting started with Spanish 2
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8 Times at different stages of the day

When using the 12-hour clock the expressions de la mañana, de la tarde or de la noche are frequently added to indicate whether it is a.m. or p.m.

Son las ocho y media de la mañana. It’s half past eight in the morning.

Son las dos de la tarde. It’s 2 p.m.

Son las diez de la noche. It’s 10 p.m.

Son las doce. Es mediodía. It’s 12 p.m. It’s midday.

Son las doce de la noche. Es medianoche. It’s 12 a.m. It’s midnight.

Activity 8

Listen to the times and convert them into a full sentence using either Es or Son, as in the example. There will be a gap for you to ask the question out loud before the model answer is given. You may like to record your answer on a phone and play it back to check your pronunciation.

Example

You hear: Las tres de la tarde.

You say: Son las tres de la tarde.

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SPEAKER:
(La una de la tarde.)
SPEAKER:
Es la una de la tarde.
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SPEAKER:
(Las cinco de la mañana.)
SPEAKER:
Son las cinco de la mañana.
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SPEAKER:
(Las siete y media de la mañana.)
SPEAKER:
Son las siete y media de la mañana.
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SPEAKER:
(Las diez de la noche.)
SPEAKER:
Son las diez de la noche.
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SPEAKER:
(Las doce de la noche.)
SPEAKER:
Son las doce de la noche.
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SPEAKER:
(La una de la mañana.)
SPEAKER:
Es la una de la mañana.
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