Numbers in English – Learn with Games Flashcards Pictures Quizzes

⬀ What are the numbers in English?

In English we have two basic group of numbers: cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers.

  • Cardinal numbers: These are the numbers that say the amount of something. You can get these numbers by asking “How many”.
    Examples: 2 apples, 9 students, 23 days etc.
  • Ordinal numbers: These are the numbers that say the the position in a list.
    Examples: 1st lesson, 6th week, 14th candidate etc.

You will find the numbers in English with their pronunciations and examples below. You can also play flashcards game, do tests and other vocabulary activities about numbers. First of all, start learning the numbers below with the pictures.

⬀ Numbers picture vocabulary with pronunciations

Here is a list of numbers in English. Click on the numbers to learn the pronunciation.

⬀ What are the numbers in English?

Numbers in English from 1 to 20

  • 1 one
  • 2 two
  • 3 three
  • 4 four
  • 5five
  • 6 six
  • 7 seven
  • 8 eight
  • 9 nine
  • 10 ten
  • 11 eleven
  • 12 twelve
  • 13 thirteen
  • 14 fourteen
  • 15 fifteen
  • 16 sixteen
  • 17 seventeen
  • 18 eighteen
  • 19 nineteen
  • 20 twenty

❯❯ Maths vocabulary

How to write big numbers in English

Number: 49 fortynine
Number: 67 sixtyseven
Number: 352 three hundred and fiftytwo
Number: 5841 five thousand eight hundred and fortyone
Number: 1115 one thousand one hundred and fifteen

Ordinal numbers in English

1st the first
2nd the second
3rd the third
4th the fourth
5th the fifth
6th the sixth
7th the seventh
8th the eighth
9th the ninth
10th the tenth
11th the eleventh
12th the twelfth
13th the thirteenth
14th the fourteenth
15th the fifteenth
16th the sixteenth
17th the seventeenth
18th the eighteenth
19th the nineteenth
20th the twentieth 21st the twenty-first

⬀ Flashcards exercise about numbers

This activity teaches numbers vocabulary with flashcards. You can see flashcards about numbers below. Click on an image to flip and see the number.

⬀ Flip cards exercise about numbers vocabulary in English

This is a vocabulary exercise about numbers. First click on a card to open it. After that, you will see a random number. Try to guess the meaning of it in your native language.

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How to say fractional numbers in English

1/8 One eighth
1/5 One fifth
1/4 One quarter / one fourths
3/4 Three quarters
1/3 One third
2/3 Two thirds
1/2 One half

In American English fractional numbers are expressed like these:
1/8 One over eight
1/5 One over five
1/4 One over four
1/3 One over three
2/3 Two over three
1/2 One over two

How to say operations in English

+ Plus (And)
– Minus (Take away)
x Multiplied by (Times)
Γ· Divided by
= Equals (Is)
. Point
% Percent

1 + 5 = 6 one plus five equals six
4 – 3 = 1 four minus three equals one
3*2= 6 three times two equals six
6/3=2 six divided by three equals two
10% ten percent

How to say decimal numbers in English

2.95 – two point nine five
1.34 – one point three four
0.5 – point five
0.75 – point seven five
0.01 – point zero one
0.8569 point eight five six nine

⬀ Images of numbers vocabulary to download and share

⬀ Picture quiz about numbers

Here is a picture quiz about numbers. Look at the image and select the number from the list. Each correct answer gives you 10 points.


⬀ Listening test with pictures

If you have difficulty in listening and identifying the numbers, this listening test is for you. First, click the play button and listen the number. Then select the number from the list. Giving correct answers makes 10 points.


⬀ Writing test about numbers

Below is a writing test about numbers. look at the picture and then write the name of the image in the text box. For the correct answers you will get 10 points.



⬀ Spelling test about numbers

Here is a spelling test about numbers. In this test listen to the number first. Then write what the number you hear in the text box. For every correct answer you get 10 points.


⬀ Worksheets about numbers to download as PDF and image files

Worksheets about numbers vocabulary are below. Download and share these printable ESL worksheets to your device for free. There are two file formats: pdf and jpg image.

Numbers word scramble game worksheet Word scramble game worksheet jpg image Word scramble game worksheet pdf
Numbers word search puzzle worksheet Word search puzzle worksheet jpg image Word search puzzle worksheet pdf

External resource links:
You can jump to numbers category page to find extra activities and games in this website by clicking here. However, you can also click here to watch a video about numbers or here to see more information on WikiPedia. This is another website to learn numbers.

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