How long … ? How far … ? Primary 5
7:00 7:30 leave home arrive at school How long …? Example: How longdoesittake to go to school? We use “How long” to ask aboutthe duration of time. Ittakes30 minutes to go to school. Ittakeshalf an hour to go to school.
7:00 7:29 leave home arrive at school about = a little more or less It takes about30 minutes to go to school.
home school How far …? Example: How faris it from home to school? We use “How far” to ask aboutthe distance. It is about 500 m.
(Distance) (Duration of time) How far Exercise How long ___________ is it from the train station to the library? It is 7 km. ___________ does it take to get to the library? It takes about 20 minutes to get there.
How long 3. ___________ does it take to get to the zoo by minibus? It takes about an hour to get there. 4. ___________ is it from home to the zoo? It is about 50 km. How far