Time and timetables conversation questions

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Give a sentence explaining these expressions:

- timetable - 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

CONVERSATION

- 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 ........ -