Reading Skill 3
Recognizing common abbreviations
An abbreviation is the short form of a word. Sometimes, we add a
dot at the end of an abbreviation.
Read the text carefully. Choose the best answer by blackening the
circle. Scan the QR code to see how to apply the skill.
(1) Days of the week
e.g. Sun. = Sunday
(2) Months of the year
e.g. Jan. = January
(3) Times of the day
e.g. a.m. = in the morning
e.g. G/F = ground floor
How long is Winnie's swimming lesson?
A 30 mins.
B 45 mins.
C 1 hr.
D 1 hr. 15 mins.
Winnie loves sport. On Monday, she has
swimming lessons from half past six to a quarter
past seven. On Wednesday, she plays tennis for
an hour after school. On Saturday, she goes
cycling from ten o'clock to a quarter to eleven.