Time, Date, Day, Month And Year

Pengucapan waktu (time) dalam bahasa Inggris ada beberapa cara.

Coba perhatikan di bawah ini :

7 : 00 = seven o’clock

7 : 15 = a quarter past seven (seven fifteen)

7 : 20 = twenty past seven (seven twenty)

7 : 30 = half past seven (seven thirty)

7 : 35 = twenty five to eight (seven thirty five)

7 : 45 = a quarter to eight (seven forty five)

7 : 55 = five to eight (seven fifty five)

Dalam bahasa Inggris ada dua pembagian waktu yaitu :

* a.m. ante meridiem = before noon (sebelum tengah hari)

* p.m. post meridiem = afternoon (sesudah tengah hari)

a.m. p.m.

1 : 00 a.m. (1.00 malam) 1 : 00 p.m. (13.00)

4 : 15 a.m. (4.15 pagi) 4 : 15 p.m. (16.15)

11 : 30 a.m. (11.30 siang) 11 : 30 p.m. (23.30)

Tanggal/date mempunyai cara penulisan & pembacaan sebagai berikut:

Penulisan Pembacaan

1st January : The first of January (1 Januari)

2nd February : The second of February (2 Februari)

3rd March : The third of March (3 Maret)

4th April : The fourth of April (4 April)

5th May  : The fifth of May (5 Mei)

21st June : The twenty first of June (21 Juni)

Urutan day (hari) adalah sebagai berikut:

Sunday [sandi] (Minggu)

Monday [mandi] (Senin)

Tuesday [cu:zdi] (Selasa)

Wednesday [wenzdi] (Rabu)

Thursday [te:zdi] (Kamis)

Friday [fraidi] (Jumat)

Saturday [sete:di] (Sabtu)

Urutan month (bulan) adalah sebagai berikut:

January [jaenyueri]

February [februeri]

March [ma:c]

April [eiprel]

May [mei]

June [ju:n]

July [julai]

August [o:gest]

September [sep'tembe]

October [oktoube]

November [nouvembe]

December [di'sembe]

Pengucapan year (tahun) yaitu sebagai berikut :

1980 = nineteen eighty

1990 = nineteen ninety

1995 = nineteen ninety five

1998 = nineteen ninety eight

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