Time and timetables conversation questions
Work with a partner to see if you can create a sentence illustrating these expressions:
- just in time
- on time
- time is of the essence
- to time
- it's about time ...
- to have a whale of a time
- to tell the time
- time out
- once upon a time
- pressed for time
- to two-time
- times table
- in the nick of time
- time travel
- in no time
- all in good time
- What is the traditional working timetable in your country? Do you think it could be improved?
- Do you have a regular timetable during the week? i.e. do you always get up/have lunch/have dinner/go to bed, etc. at the same time? And at the weekends?
- What do you think of the school timetable in your country? What was/is your timetable at school?
- Do you think the clocks should go back and forwards in autumn in spring?
- When was the last time you had a whale of a time?
- How old were you when you learned to tell the time?
- Do you usually wear a watch? What do you usually use to know what time it is?
- Do you have a favourite watch?
- Can you remember your first watch?
- Are you usually on time for events and appointments?
- Have you ever arrived somewhere in the nick of time?
- How did you learn your times table at school? Did you learn them parrot fashion?
- Do you own a stopwatch?
- When was the last time you were timed doing something?
- Do you find it annoying when Internet pages time out?
- Complete the sentence: It is about the time the Government/Local Council ...