numbers and dates

cardinal numbers

0 zero (graden), nought (na decimaal teken), nil (voetbal- of rugbystand), O (bij reeksen nummers), love (tennis)
1one11eleven21 twentyone 31 thirtyone
2two12twelve22 twentytwo 31 thirtytwo
3three13thirteen23 twentythree 33 thirtythree
4four14fourteen24 twentyfour 40 forty
5five15fifteen25 twentyfive50fifty
6six16sixteen26 twentysix60sixty
7seven17seventeen27 twentyseven70seventy
8eight18 eighteen 28 twentyeight80 eighty
9nine19nineteen29 twentynine90 ninety
10ten20twenty30thirty100 a/one hundred
1,000 a/one thousand
1,000,000 a/one million
  • numbers composed of three or more figures are preceded by and before tens (10, 20, 30 etc) or units (1,2,3 etc)
    231 = two hundred and thirty-one
    401 = four hundred and one
  • English uses a period (.) to indicate decimals and a comma (,) to indicate groups of thousands.
    25.6 (twenty-five point six)
    1,001 (one thousand and one)
  • take note of the hyphen between the tens (10, 20, 30 etc) and units (1,2,3, etc)

ordinal numbers

3rdthird13ththirteenth23rdtwentythird33rdthirtythird etc.


days of the weekMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
months of the yearJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • days of the week and months of the year are written with capital letters in English

how to write the date

May 28, 202028 May 2020
May 28th, 202028th May 2020

how to say the date

May the twenty-eighth two thousand and twentythe twenty-eighth of May two thousand and twenty



cardinal numbers 1-100

cardinal numbers 1-1000000

  • exercise 1: write the cardinal numbers in full 1-1000000
  • exercise 2: write the cardinal numbers 1-1000000

ordinal numbers

  • exercise 1: write the ordinal numbers in full 1-7
  • exercise 2: various exercises for practising the ordinal numbers 1-10
  • exercise 3: write the ordinal numbers in full  1-20
  • exercise 4: write the ordinal numbers in full  1-40
  • exercise 5: write the ordinal numbers in full  1-1000000


  • exercise 1: choose the correct  day and date
  • exercise 2: drag the written date on the right next to the date in numbers on the left
  • exercise 3: fill in the correct words in the dates
  • exercise 4: write the date in full
  • exercise 5: write the date in full

useful page

  • exercises for practising telling the time in English