395 – Open, Close, & Closed

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All of the shops are closed today.

All of the shops are closed today.

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Just for your information, the office here opens at 9am and closes at 10pm. Happy English is open from Monday to Friday, but the office is closed on the weekends. Ok, did you catch how I use the words open, close, and closed? For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how to use these words to talk about a business’s working hours.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • I opened Happy English in 2010. This means I started the company in 2010.
  • The coffee shop near my house closed last week. It seems like they didn’t have enough customers.
  • The bank opens at 9 AM and closes at six.
  • I can say happy English is open from Monday to Friday.
  • The dry cleaner in my neighborhood isn’t open on Sundays.
  • What time are you open tomorrow.
  • The bank opens at 9 o’clock (or) The bank is open at 9 o’clock.
  • Tower records closed in New York a few years ago.
  • In some towns in New Jersey stores are closed on Sundays.
  • You can’t go to the bank after 6 PM because after 6 PM the bank is closed.

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