English Vocabulary for Numbers

Learn Numbers in English

This is a lesson to help you learn numbers in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.

Vocabulary Games for

The games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:

Table of Contents

  • Match-the-Pairs Game
  • Memory Game
  • Basic Flash Cards
  • Spell-the-Word Game
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Learn with Hangman!
  • "Sentence" Flash Cards
  • "Missing Word" Flash Cards
  • Example Sentences

Match-the-Pairs Game

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  • Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
  • There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
  • Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
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Memory Game

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
Ranking (Clicks)

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Basic Flash Cards

Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.

Multi-Choice Test

Select the correct word or picture.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "numbers" category. Choose your first letter to start.
  • Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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Create Your Own Version of This Game

Here is the word library for this game:

"Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.

"Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.

Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "numbers" category:
  • first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, twentieth, thirtieth, a quarter, a third, a half, three quarters, a hundredth
first

first

  • The student who answered the question correctly was the first to raise their hand.
  • In a race, the runner who reaches the finish line before others is the first to win.
  • When counting, you start with one as the first number.
second

second

  • The second place in the competition went to a talented swimmer.
  • If you finish your chores, you can have a cookie as a second treat.
  • The second chapter of the book is even more exciting than the first.
third

third

  • The third puppy in the litter was the smallest but the most playful.
  • He received a bronze medal for finishing in third place in the race.
  • After breakfast, I'll need to tackle the third item on my to-do list.
fourth

fourth

  • The fourth slice of pizza is all yours if you want it.
  • In a relay race, the fourth runner usually anchors the team.
  • Today is the fourth day of our vacation, and we're having a great time.
fifth

fifth

  • We'll celebrate your fifth birthday with a fun party.
  • The recipe calls for adding the spices in the fifth step.
  • This is the fifth time I've watched this movie because I love it so much.
sixth

sixth

  • The sixth graders are going on a field trip to the museum.
  • She's attending her sixth dance class this month.
  • The sixth book in the series is coming out next week.
seventh

seventh

  • On the seventh day of the week, many people rest and relax.
  • She received a ribbon for coming in seventh place in the spelling bee.
  • This is the seventh time I've watched this movie because it's so funny.
eighth

eighth

  • He's the eighth person in line to buy tickets for the concert.
  • After eight hours of studying, I need a break.
  • We're on the eighth page of the book, and it's getting exciting.
ninth

ninth

  • The ninth month of the year is September.
  • She's in her ninth year of playing the violin, and she's very skilled.
  • The recipe requires adding the final ingredient in the ninth step.
tenth

tenth

  • We'll have a special celebration for your tenth birthday.
  • Today is the tenth anniversary of their wedding.
  • She's reading the tenth book in the series, and it's a thrilling adventure.
eleventh

eleventh

  • The eleventh day of the month is your aunt's birthday.
  • He's in the eleventh grade and enjoys his math class the most.
  • This is the eleventh time I've seen this movie because it's so entertaining.
twelfth

twelfth

  • We celebrate Christmas on the twelfth day of December.
  • She's learning the twelfth song on the piano for her recital.
  • After studying hard, he achieved the twelfth position in the school rankings.
thirteenth

thirteenth

  • Friday the thirteenth is considered an unlucky day by some people.
  • She's on her thirteenth chapter of the mystery novel and can't wait to find out who the culprit is.
  • The thirteenth item on our list is to buy groceries for the week.
twentieth

twentieth

  • We'll have a special celebration for your twentieth birthday next month.
  • Today is the twentieth anniversary of their first date.
  • The twentieth page of the book reveals a surprising twist in the plot.
thirtieth

thirtieth

  • We're planning a big party for her thirtieth birthday next weekend.
  • On the thirtieth of June, they'll celebrate their wedding anniversary.
  • This is the thirtieth time I've watched this comedy, and it still makes me laugh.
a quarter

a quarter

  • If you save a quarter every day, you'll have enough for a special treat at the end of the month.
  • We divided the pizza into four slices, so each of us got a quarter of it.
  • He won a quarter of the total prize money in the competition.
a third

a third

  • You can have a third of the cookies, and I'll have the rest.
  • She completed a third of the puzzle before taking a break.
  • In the race, he finished in a third place, which is quite an achievement.
a half

a half

  • Would you like a half of my sandwich? It's delicious!
  • We'll split the cake right down the middle, and each of us gets a half.
  • She spent a half of her day at the park, playing with her friends.
three quarters

three quarters

  • She ate three quarters of her lunch and saved the rest for later.
  • The team won the game by a score of three quarters to one.
  • We've completed three quarters of the project, and it's going well.
a hundredth

a hundredth

  • If you divide one dollar into a hundredth of its value, you get one cent.
  • She finished the race with a time of a hundredth of a second ahead of the other runner.
  • This is the a hundredth cookie I've baked for the bake sale!
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.