Ending –t, add only –h. o Ex: eight  eighth

EXCEPTIONS: • • 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th ORDINAL NUMBERS first 16th sixteenth second 17th seventeenth third 18th eighteenth fourth 19th nineteenth fifth 20th twentieth sixth 21st twenty-first seventh 22nd twenty-second eighth 23rd twenty-third ninth 24th twenty-fourth tenth 25th twenty-fifth eleventh 26th twenty-sixth twelfth 27th twenty-seventh thirteenth 28th twenty-eighth fourteenth 29th twenty-ninth fifteen 30th thirtieth 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 31st are irregulars. 5th, 9th, 12th and 29th suffer small irregularities.

1. COMPLETE. a) 23rd _________________ b) 25th _________________ c) 31st _________________ d) 54th _________________ e) 12th _________________ f) 20th  ________________ g) 5th  _________________ h) ______ forty-second i) ______  sixty- sixth j) ______  seventyfirst k) ______  ninety- third l) _____  fiftieth m) ______  thirteenth n) _____  twenty- ninth

2. READ AND COMPLETE. Joe is faster than Billy. Billy is faster than Sarah and Jane. Jane is slower than Sarah, but Mary is faster than everybody. 1. 2. 3. 4. Joe is__________ Jane is __________ Mary is _________ Sarah is __________

• Usually they all add –th to the cardinal number. o Ex: tenth, fourth, sixth… Ending –y, change to –ieth. o Ex: twenty twentieth, thirty, forty…

Billy is ___________ He gets up. It takes him five minutes to find them. Tom’s birthday is the ___________ of ___________ 3. 4. Mark gets up at seven o’clock. Mark leaves his house and walks slowly to school. My teacher’s birthday is the_________of _________ 7/4 31/7 He has breakfast. Then he puts on his coat. Finally. Beth’s birthday is the ___________ of___________ 2. but he can’t find his shoes. 9. Then he has a wash and cleans his teeth. Next he eats his breakfast. That takes him fifteen minutes. READ AND COMPLETE. He gets dressed He cleans his teeth. He finds his shoes. 3. He watches TV for ten minutes.5. It takes him twenty minutes. 1. READ AND WRITE THE HANDS ON THE CLOCKS. My mum’s birthday is the __________ of __________ 7. My dad’s birthday is the __________ of __________ 8. He arrives at school at__________ . My friend’s birthday is the__________ of __________ 6. He watches TV for ten minutes. November is the _____________ month of the year. _______________ is the third month of the year. It takes him five minutes to get dressed. 12/9 5. My birthday is the ____________ of ___________ 4. That takes him five minutes. He leaves his house.

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