# numbers and dates

## cardinal numbers

0 | zero (graden), nought (na decimaal teken), nil (voetbal- of rugbystand), O (bij reeksen nummers), love (tennis) | ||||||

1 | one | 11 | eleven | 21 | twenty–one | 31 | thirty–one |

2 | two | 12 | twelve | 22 | twenty–two | 31 | thirty–two |

3 | three | 13 | thirteen | 23 | twenty–three | 33 | thirty–three |

4 | four | 14 | fourteen | 24 | twenty–four | 40 | forty |

5 | five | 15 | fifteen | 25 | twenty–five | 50 | fifty |

6 | six | 16 | sixteen | 26 | twenty–six | 60 | sixty |

7 | seven | 17 | seventeen | 27 | twenty–seven | 70 | seventy |

8 | eight | 18 | eighteen | 28 | twenty–eight | 80 | eighty |

9 | nine | 19 | nineteen | 29 | twenty–nine | 90 | ninety |

10 | ten | 20 | twenty | 30 | thirty | 100 | 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)

twenty**–**eight

## ordinal numbers

1st |
first |
11th |
eleventh |
21st |
twenty–first |
31st |
thirty–first |

2nd |
second |
12th |
twelfth |
22nd |
twenty–second |
32nd |
thirty–second |

3rd |
third |
13th |
thirteenth |
23rd |
twenty–third |
33rd |
thirty–third etc. |

4th |
fourth |
14th |
fourteenth |
24th |
twenty–fourth |
40th |
fortieth |

5th |
fifth |
15th |
fifteenth |
25th |
twenty–fifth |
50th |
fiftieth |

6th |
sixth |
16th |
sixteenth |
26th |
twenty–sixth |
60th |
sixtieth |

7th |
seventh |
17th |
seventeenth |
27th |
twenty–seventh |
70th |
seventieth |

8th |
eighth |
18th |
eighteenth |
28th |
twenty–eighth |
80th |
eightieth |

9th |
ninth |
19th |
nineteenth |
29th |
twenty–ninth |
90th |
ninetieth |

10th |
tenth |
20th |
twentieth |
30th |
thirtieth |
100th |
hundredth |

1,000th |
thousandth |
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1,000,000th |
millionth |

## dates

days of the week | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday |

months of the year | January, 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, 2020 | 28 May 2020 |

May 28th, 2020 | 28th May 2020 |

### how to say the date

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

## exercises

### cardinal numbers 1-100

- exercise 1: fill in the cardinal numbers 1-12
- exercise 2: write the cardinal numbers 1-100
- exercise 3: write the cardinal numbers 1-100
- exercise 4: write the cardinal numbers 10-100
- exercise 5: game: recognize the written cardinal numbers 1-100

### cardinal numbers 1-1000000

- exercise 1: write the cardinal numbers in full 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

### dates

- exercise 1: choose the correct day and date (with explanations of answers)
- exercise 2: write the date in full
- exercise 3: listen to the audio and choose the correct date
- exercise 4: fill in the correct words in the dates
- exercise 5: write the date in full

## useful page

- exercises for practising telling the time in English