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What time is it? Conversation between 2 people 

What is the conversation about?

A conversation between Jane and David talking about time as Jane thinks they are going to be late for a party they are attending.

Conversation about time between 2 people

Jane What time is it? We are going to be late for the party!

David It’s a quarter past six. We are on time. Don’t worry we will be fine.

Jane  But I thought we had to be at Sarah's house by 6:30 for her surprise birthday party. I think never make it as there is a lot of rush hour traffic this evening.

David Sure we will.  We are not far away now. Anyway, the party starts at 7:00. But I do need help with where to park the car so Sarah does't it can you phone her husband and ask him where it is best to park our car?

Jane OK. I will phone him now.

Helpful notes on the conversation on time

It’s a quarter past six. This is the most common way to say the time in British English. It means 6-15 or 15 minutes past 6.

American English you would say it is quarter after six A conversation about time between 2 people

What is rush hour?

Rush hour is usually in the morning and evening When people are traveling to and from work by car, motorbike, bicycle, tube and by foot ext.

In this conversation Sarah is a little stressed out about being on time for the party. If someone is stressed you can say any of the following:- Don’t worry.  Don not stress.  We are fine. We will be on time.

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