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118 FREE Telling Time Worksheets

About Our Telling Time Worksheets

What time is it? Time to grab some worksheets on telling time from BusyTeacher.org! Your ESL students are sure to love the 118 worksheets we offer - and they cover every aspect of telling time in English, from ordinal numbers, to expressions like “half-past,” to times associated with certain parts of a daily routine. By the time you’ve helped your class work through some of these worksheets, they’ll be telling time in English like they’ve done it all their lives.

Telling the time in English is one of the most crucial skills for lower-level ESL students to learn. Asking and telling the time are two of the most common uses for beginner English - and they’re also helpful skills for ESL students to have as they travel in English-speaking countries. Plus, telling time helps them practice their number vocabulary, as well as important measurement words like “half” and “quarter,” as well as basic prepositions like “from” and “to.”

Even so, teaching your ESL students how to tell time can seem tricky at first. They know their numbers, sure - but every culture describes positions on the clock face a little differently. Some use 24-hour clocks instead of 12-hour - and some don’t have specific words for times like “noon” and “midnight.” How can you help your students keep all this straight? With BusyTeacher.org’s 118 worksheets on telling time, of course! Beginner students will love the bright pictures and easy-to-read words on these worksheets - which makes them great supplements for your textbook’s more detailed coverage of time-telling. They help to make the topic of telling time a little friendlier, and give your visual-thinking students some images on which to hang the new time-related vocabulary they’re learning.

Some of our worksheets come with simple fill-in-the-blank questions and answers, which makes them ideal for use as quizzes and quiet exercises. Others provide frameworks for active games, to get your students out of their seats and thinking about time-telling in a playful way. Still others are perfect for printing out and using as posters, so your class will always have a visual reference point when you call on them to speak about a particular time.

The diversity of these resources comes thanks to our international community of ESL teachers, who’ve made these worksheets and posters available for free, after testing them and finding them useful in their own classrooms around the world. Every worksheet you see here is completely free to download, print, and share however you like. All we ask is that, if you’ve created a helpful worksheet of your own, you share it with the community too, by clicking the “Submit a worksheet” button at the bottom of this page.

Not sure where to start your hunt for the perfect time-telling worksheet? Try taking a look at the top ten most popular worksheets on this page - or search for worksheets that match your keywords, using the search box at the top right. Feel like browsing? All of our worksheets can be previewed in our helpful “Quick View” mode, so you can get a clear look at their first pages before you download them.

And since all of our worksheets are teacher-tested and student-approved, we’re sure your class will love them too. Grab a few and try them out in your classroom today!

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Clock

Clock

» Telling Time
This worksheet is useful for practicing and telling the time. Print and cut the clocks, you can draw the pointers. Put the cards on the table. And ask students to come and stand around the table, ...
Views 2,457 All levels
Time Game

Time Game

» Telling Time
Cut the cards and write numbers 1-18 on the other side of each card. Place them on the board and put your students into two teams. They take turns to choose a number and say the time. If they say ...
Views 2,964 Elementary
Telling the Time

Telling the Time

Antonia Martins
» Telling Time
Telling the time activity practices asking and telling the time in English. It contains a multiple choice questions exercise which prepares and leads students to the less controlled one  wher ...
Views 8,680 Complete Beginner
How much? How Old? What's the Time?

How much? How Old? What's the Time?

The worksheet is about asking and answering how much questions. It is recommended for elementary school beginners as it has letters to trace. The background knowledge is the numbers and it also ha ...
Views 4,251 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateExam Level
Telling the Time Cutout Student Desktop Clock (without Numbers)

Telling the Time Cutout Student Desktop Clock (without Numbers)

Flashcard Encyclopedia
» Telling Time
This handout from Flashcard Encyclopedia provides each student with their own desktop clock as well as an ideal craft lesson for teachers. The handout prints out conveniently onto A4 and requires ...
Views 4,846 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Telling the Time Cutout Student Desktop Clock (with Numbers)

Telling the Time Cutout Student Desktop Clock (with Numbers)

Flashcard Encyclopedia
» Telling Time
This handout from Flashcard Encyclopedia provides each student with their own desktop clock as well as an ideal craft lesson for teachers. The handout prints out conveniently onto A4 and requires ...
Views 5,000 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Telling the Time Clock Flashcard with Adjustable Hands (with Numbers)

Telling the Time Clock Flashcard with Adjustable Hands (with Numbers)

Flashcard Encyclopedia
» Telling Time
This handout from Flashcard Encyclopedia is an ideal alternative to awkwardly handling a large set of cards to teach time to ESL learners. The card prints out conveniently onto A4 and requires the ...
Views 5,893 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Classroom Poster - What's the Time?

Classroom Poster - What's the Time?

» Telling Time
I've created this poster to have a quick overview at hand on the subject of telling time. It has been carefully designed to be visually attractive yet still provides pupils with all the informatio ...
Views 18,675 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Daily Routines Worksheet for Kids

Daily Routines Worksheet for Kids

, Telling Time
This worksheet is made for children around 6-8 years old to review daily routines vocabulary and telling the time. This worksheet contains three activities: 1. The teacher has to randoml ...
Views 16,245 Complete BeginnerElementary
Clocks

Clocks

vuthao
» Telling Time
Help students to tell the time and practise it in daily conversation. It has wonderful pictures of clocks so that kids might get interested. Kids can practice with each other with the images of cl ...
Views 12,261 Elementary
Simple Present and Time

Simple Present and Time

This worksheet is useful for reviewing simple present (esp for third-person). and asking about time. It contains two questions which are based on pictures, and one writing task. This worksheet is ...
Views 13,438 Complete BeginnerElementary
Telling the Time

Telling the Time

» Telling Time
This power-point presentation is useful for teaching and reviewing time related vocabulary and how to ask and tell the time. It contains different times of the day. It is appropriate for comp ...
Views 9,609 Complete BeginnerElementary
Memory Game/ Time

Memory Game/ Time

» Telling Time
This worksheet contains a game for practicing time. Cut the cards. Put the students into pairs or small groups. Ask them to put the cards on the desk and look at them for a minute. Then, turn them ...
Views 12,100 Elementary
TV Programmes/ Propositions of Time

TV Programmes/ Propositions of Time

, Telling Time
This is a simple worksheet for practicing prepositions of time. It contains a table which shows the time and day of some TV programmes. The students are supposed to have conversations with their p ...
Views 7,314 Elementary
Time Expressions/ Prepositions of Time

Time Expressions/ Prepositions of Time

This worksheet is designed for teaching and reviewing prepositions of time (in, at, on, around, until) and time expressions. This worksheet could be used to test students prior knowledge about pre ...
Views 13,435 Elementary
Clock Bingo

Clock Bingo

» Telling Time
Because there wasn't already pre-made one out there, here's a 3x3 grid of blank clock faces for a fun game of Bingo. Decide on some times before you do the activity and then write them down for th ...
Views 8,248 Elementary
Rooms in a House

Rooms in a House

, Telling Time
In this worksheet you will find vocabulary about the rooms in a house and the objects you can find in them. Activities are developed for kids who are in an elementary level. Also, activities relat ...
Views 7,306 Complete BeginnerElementary
Elapsed Time Chart

Elapsed Time Chart

Telling Time,
This maths worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. The resource includes a chart with 10 blank spaces for students to fill in. Students are asked to look at the table and complete i ...
Views 5,505 Elementary
Tic-Tac Game

Tic-Tac Game

» Telling Time
A fine game for students to tell the time specially for ESL students, plenty of questions given, very interactive. Good for teachers and students, a good ice-breaker as well. I have --- who h ...
Views 6,429 Elementary
What Time Is It?

What Time Is It?

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This is a PowerPoint presentation for beginners and elementary students with basic rules and simple tasks (look at the pictures - say the time). There is a slide which helps to explain the 'past - ...
Views 6,690 Complete BeginnerElementary
Telling the Time Worksheet

Telling the Time Worksheet

» Telling Time
This is an exercise to practice telling the time. The students need to write what time it is on each clock. It can be used in many ways, e.x. to introduce the hours, revise the time material, you ...
Views 18,433 Elementary
Movie Worksheet:A Day in Fred's Life

Movie Worksheet:A Day in Fred's Life

I used a great video from http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_low_intermediate.php?id=13279  and typed the script. Based on it I designed a listening comprehension worksheet with tasks tha ...
Views 9,645 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: My Teacher's Daily Routine

Movie Worksheet: My Teacher's Daily Routine

This lesson is excellent for revising the vocabulary of daily routine and telling the time. Students can listen to 3 English teachers describing their typical days. After listening exercises there ...
Views 10,902 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Time

Time

» Telling Time
This is to help students learn about time. Teachers can use this worksheet to teach students how to say time in English. This worksheet can be used for students in year 4 or 5 aged 10 or 11. This ...
Views 6,702 Elementary
Project 1, Units 3-4. Revision Test

Project 1, Units 3-4. Revision Test

This worksheet is aimed at Croatian pupils and their EFL teachers to help them save their time. I find that recommended tests to go with Project are very demanding for my pupils, and I always wast ...
Views 7,776 Elementary

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