School: School starts at 9 and finishes at half past 3.

Topic Based Lesson
スポンサーリンク

On this page, you can learn how to express when school starts and finishes in Japanese.

Key Sentence

First box: English, Second box: Romaji, Last box: Japanese writing and audio

School starts at 9 o’clock and finishes at half past 3.
ga k ko u wa ku ji ni ha ji ma t te, sa n ji ha n ni o wa ri ma su
学校九時始まって三時半終わります

One by one

  • 学校(がっ・こう) → school
  • は → no meaning
  • 九時(く・じ) → 9 o’clock
  • に → at
  • 始まって(はじ・まって)【てform】 → start
  • 三時半(さん・じ・はん) → half past 3
  • に → at
  • 終わります(お・わります) → finish

Vocabulary

Vocabulary: Time - o'clock
On this page, you can learn how to tell the time (o'clock) in Japanese.

Grammar

How to join verbs, using てform
On this page, you can learn how to join sentences, using てform.

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • School starts at half past 8 and finishes at 4 o’clock.
  • School starts at 8:45 and finishes at 3:15.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 学校は八時二十分に始まって、二時五十分に終わります。
  • 学校は九時十分に始まって、三時半に終わります。

Kanji

Task 3: Listen to answer what you hear in English.

Answer