Useful Phrases with Numerals

1. What shoe size are you? — I take a size 38 in shoes.

2. She is a size 12 in clothes.

3. The flat is roughly 360 square feet in size.

4. My bedroom is three metres by four.

5. She is two years older than me.

6. We were half an hour late.

7. Your flat is twice as big as ours.

8. She is a three-month-old baby.

He is a twenty-year-old youth.

Nick is a child of six.

9. He is doing seventy kilometres an hour.

10. He is leaving by the six thirty-five train.

11. I've told you about it a thousand times (thousands of times).

12. It's a two-minute walk from my house or

It's (a) two minutes' walk from my house.

13. He'll be back in half an hour.

14. An hour and a half is enough for the test.

15. He graduated from the University in the year of 2005.

16. Today is 25° above zero in the shade.

17. They were in their (early/mid/late) teens when I first met them.

18. She was a beautiful woman in her (early/mid/late) thirties.

Ex. 1. Write down the following numbers in words:

1st, 2, 2nd, 3, 3rd, 4, 40, 4th, 40th, 5, 5th, 8, 8th, 9, 9th, 12th, 20, 20th, 100, 1,000.

Ex. 2. Read and reproduce the stories.

History

A schoolboy was asked how many wars Spain had had in the fifteenth century.

"Six," replied the boy promptly.

"Enumerate them," said the teacher.

"1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,” said the boy.

Counting Pigs

One day a farmer, who had twenty pigs, sent his servant to count them and see if they were all there. The servant came back slowly.

"Well," said his master, "are they all right?"

"Ah! I counted nineteen, but one little fellow ran about so fast I wasn't able to count him at all".

Ex. 3. Do the sums.

Model A:2 +5 = 7 Two plus (and) five is seven.

Model B: 7 – 3 = 4 Seven minus (take away) three is four.

Model C: 3 x 2 = 6 Three multiplied by (times) two is six.

Model D:9 : 3 = 3 Nine divided by three is three.

3+4= 12+13= 19-4= 195-70=

5+6= 14+15= 18-5= 280-52=

7+2= 16+17= 17-6= 467-13=

8+9= 18+19= 16-8= 748-23=

2x9= 9x3= 54:6= 72:8=

3x8= 8x4= 18:2= 45:9=

4x7= 7x5= 21:7= 90:6=

5x6= 6x6= 15:3= 24:3=

¼+¼= ⅛+¾= ⅜+⅛=

Ex. 4. Say that you have, want or offer something.

I've got I haven’t got Have you got I want (need) I don’t want (need) Do you want (need) I’d like May I have Would you like a one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve half a dozen a dozen piece(s) of paper (chalk) loaf (loaves) / slice(s)of bread cup(s) of coffee (tea) bar(s) of soup tube(s)of toothpaste bottle(s) of milk (beer) glass(es) of water (milk) jug(s) of water (milk) bar(s) of chocolate packet(s) of biscuits box(es) of chocolate tin(s), can(s) of peas round(s) of sandwiches

Ex. 5. Reproduce the dialogues. Make dialogues using the prompts.

1. — I'd like some stamps please.

— How many stamps would you like?

— Three please.

2. — May I have three stamps please?

— Of course. Anything else?

— No, thank you.

Prompts: four records, five tickets, six seats, half a dozen eggs, eight ice-creams, eleven bars of bottles of milk, two cups of coffee.

Ex. 6. Ask your neighbour the time.

Model: — What's the time please?

— It's five o'clock.

It's a quarter past (to) two.

It's half past four.

It's twenty eight minutes past (to) nine.

Prompts: 3.00; 6.15; 5.30; 8.00; 10.03; 7.35; 8.20; 4.45; 9.50; 7.20; 8.37;

Ex. 7. Read the table and answer the questions.

YEARS

1900 nineteen hundred

1901 nineteen one (nineteen oh one, nineteen hundred and one)

1905 nineteen live

1910 nineteen ten

1917 nineteen seventeen

1941 nineteen forty-one

2000 two thousand

1. When were you born? 2. When did you go to school? 3. When did you finish school? 4. When did you enter the University? 5. When did you take part in the election for the first time? 6. When did the II World War begin? 7. When was Vitebsk found? 8. When will the next winter (summer) Olympic Games be held?

Ex. 8. Consult the table. Convert the following British measures of length and weight to the metric system.

LENGTH

British and American Metric
1 inch 6 inches 1 foot = 12 inches 2 feet = 24 inches 1 yard = 3 feet =36 inches 1 yard 3 inches = 2.5 centimetres = 15 centimetres = 30 centimetres = 60 centimetres = 91 centimetres = 1 metre

WEIGHT

British and American Metric
1 ounce (oz) 4 ounces (ozs) = ¼ of a pound (lb) 8 ounces = ½ pound 1 pound =16 ounces 1 pound 2 ounces 2pounds 4 ounces 14 pounds = 1 stone = 25 grams (gms) = 100/112 grams = 225 grams = 450 grams = 500 grams = ½ kilogram = 1 kilogram (1 kilo) = 6 ¼ kilograms

Model: 2 inches are equal to 5 centimeters; 1 pound is equal to 450 grams

Prompts: 4 inches (10 centimeters), 3 feet 3 inches ( 1 meter), 4 feet (1 meter 22 centimeters). 4 feet 6 indies (1 meter 37 centimeters), 5 feet (l meter 53 centimeters), 5 feet 6 inches (1 meter 68 centimeters), 6 feet (1 meter 83 centimeters), 3 pounds (1 kilo 350 grams), 16 ounces (450 grams), 2 stones (12 kilo 250 grams).


7241748690964522.html
7241801838057715.html
    PR.RU™