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LESSON 04 VOCABULARY Trainer : GAEL British English In British English the day is usually put before the month. If you wish, you can add the ending of.

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1 LESSON 04 VOCABULARY Trainer : GAEL British English In British English the day is usually put before the month. If you wish, you can add the ending of the ordinal number. You write: 1st October, 2006 You read: The 1st of October two thousand and six American English In American English the month is usually put before the day. If you wish, you can put the definite article before the day. It is common to write a comma before the year. You write: October 1st,2006 You read: October the first two thousand and six Years From 2000 onwards, years are pronounced like ordinary cardinal numbers. 2000 - two thousand 2006 - two thousand and six Earlier years are pronounced differently: the first two figures are a number and the last two figures are a number. 1972 - Nineteen seventy-two 1515 – Fifteen fifteen DATES DAYS Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December SEASONS Spring Summer Autumn winter DATES When you give an exact date, use the preposition on. I was born on October 11 th 1972 If you want to give the month or the year without an exact date, use the preposition in. I was born in October I got married in 1999

2 LESSON 04 VOCABULARY Trainer : GAEL ORDINAL NUMBERS Ordinal numbers, are numbers used to denote the position in an ordered sequence : first, second, third, fourth, etc. ORDINAL NUMBERS Ordinal Numbers from 1 through 1,000,000 1St First 11th Eleventh 21st Twenty-first 31st Thirty-first 2nd Second 12th Twelfth 22nd Twenty-second 40th Fortieth 3rd Third 13th Thirteenth 23rd Twenty-third 50th Fiftieh 4th Fourth 14th Fourteenth 24th Twenty-fourth 60th Sixtieth 5th Fifth 15th Fifteenth 25th Twenty-fifth 70th Seventieth 6th Sixth 16th Sixteenth 26th Twenty-sixth 80th Eightieth 7th Seventh 17th Seventeenth 27th Twenty-seventh 90th Ninetieth 8th Eighth 18th Eighteenth 28th Twenty-eight 100th One hundredth 9th Ninth 19th Nineteenth 29th Twenty-ninth 1,000th One thousandth 10th Tenth 20th Twentieth 30th Thirtieth 1,000,000th One millionth Ordinal numbers such as 21st, 33rd, etc., are formed by combining a cardinal ten with an ordinal unit.

3 LESSON 04 VOCABULARY Trainer : GAEL Write down the following dates 27/09/2006 : __________________________________ 06/30/1998 : __________________________________ 01/01/2004 : __________________________________ 11/10/1993 : __________________________________ EXERCICES CORRECTION


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