Lesson 76

Times of the Day in English (part I)

Let us learn how to tell the times or parts of the day in English 

It’s around sunrise.


My Mom usually wakes up at dawn.
The mine workers left work at the break of dawn.
The dawn is breaking.
They should come before the dawn.

Early Morning
It’s from about 2 hours before sunrise to about 7:00 am.


In the early morning, she robed and went out.
Birds sing loudest in the early morning.
The early morning is the best time of day.
He loved the cool of the early morning.

It’s from the sunrise to 12:00 pm


I go to work in the mornings.
Do you have any appointments for this morning?
I will call you on Saturday morning.
She couldn’t get to sleep until the morning.

Late Morning
It’s from about 10:00 am to 12:00 pm


By late morning, the sky had cleared a little.
They stayed at my place from Friday lunchtime to Saturday late morning.
The bus had come in the late morning.
The late morning sun was beginning to break through the clouds.

Noon or Midday
It’s 12:00 pm. Noon often expresses exactly at 12:00 pm while Midday could be around 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.


We usually have a simple meal at midday.
The explosion occurred just after midday.
She will call you again at noon.
We used to ski before noon then take a long lunch.
 The rocket is due to lift off at noon on Friday.

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