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Exercises

Write out the times.

  1. 9 h 45 → formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: upcoming hour (1-12) + moins + the minutes remaining/le quart
  2. 14 h 30 → formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|information version: hour (1-12) + et demie
  3. 11 h 12 → only the formal version is possible here: hours (1-24) + minutes (1-59)
  4. 1 h 50 → formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|heure is singular when it refers to une|informal version: upcoming hour (1-12) + moins + minutes remaining/le quart
  5. 20 h 08 → only the formal version is possible here: hours (1-24) + minutes (1-59)

Write the times in the formal or informal version as indicated.

  1. 17 h 30 (formal) → hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)
  2. 22 h 55 (informal) → upcoming hour (1-12) + moins + minutes remaining/le quart
  3. 14 h 15 (informal) → hour (1-12) + minutes/quart
  4. 19 h 06 (formal) → hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)
  5. 23 h 45 (informal) → upcoming hour (1-12) + moins + minutes remaining/le quart)

Write out the times on the clocks.

  1. formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: hour (1-12) + et quart
  2. formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: hour (1-12) + minutes
  3. formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: hour (1-12) + minutes|heure is singular when it refers to the number une
  4. formal version: hour (1-24) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: upcoming hour (1-12) + moins + minutes remaining
  5. formal version: hour (1-12) + minutes (1-59)|informal version: midi/minuit (midday/midnight) + et demi|demi is written without an -e because midi and minuit are masculine