The working week
The weekend
Listen to EnglishMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
(the Sabbath)
Listen to English
Write EnglishMonTueWedThuFriSatSun


In figuresIn wordsListen to EnglishPronounce It
1stthe first1st
2ndthe second2nd
3rdthe third3rd
4ththe fourth4th
5ththe fifth5th
6ththe sixth6th
7ththe seventh7th
8ththe eighth8th
9ththe ninth9th
10ththe tenth10th
11ththe eleventh11th
12ththe twelfth12th
13ththe thirteenth13th
14ththe fourteenth14th
15ththe fifteenth15th
16ththe sixteenth16th
17ththe seventeenth17th
18ththe eighteenth18th
19ththe nineteenth19th
20ththe twentieth20th
21stthe twenty-first
22ndthe twenty-second
23rdthe twenty-third
24ththe twenty-fourth
25ththe twenty-fifth
26ththe twenty-sixth
27ththe twenty-seventh
28ththe twenty-eighth
29ththe twenty-ninth
30ththe thirtieth30th
31stthe thirty-first

Expressing the year

Write EnglishHow we write the year2008190019592000
Listen to EnglishHow we say
the year
Two thousand and eightNineteen hundredNineteen fifty-nineThe year 2000

Expressing the date

Write EnglishHow we write the date1st January 200407/09/1959August 12 2003
Listen to EnglishHow we say
the date
The first of January 2004The seventh of September 1959August the 12th 2003


For single days and dates we use on.

For example:

I was born on the 7th of the month.

For months we use in.

For example:

I was born in September.

! My birthday is on September the 7th.

Naturally speaking

How to ask the day or date

  • It’s Tuesday.
  • It’s the 1st of April.
  • It’s the 1st of April.


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