# ESL Vocabulary for Numbers

## Numbers

The following page has learning games and example sentences using the following 20 words from the "numbers" category:## 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!

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## Example Sentences

## first

coming before all others in time or order

Easy Examples

- She finished first in the race.
- He is the first in line.
- It's the first day of school.

Harder Examples

- She was the first person to arrive at the party.
- He won first place in the race and received a medal.
- They will have the first slice of cake at the celebration.

## second

coming after the first in order

Easy Examples

- He came in second place.
- She is the second student to arrive.
- It's the second time I've seen this movie.

Harder Examples

- He finished the race in second place.
- She is the second person to speak at the conference.
- They will serve the main course as the second course of the meal.

## third

coming after the first and second in order

Easy Examples

- She is the third person in the group.
- He finished third in the competition.
- It's the third week of the month.

Harder Examples

- She finished third in the swimming competition.
- He is the third person in line to enter the building.
- They will announce the third-place winner of the contest.

## fourth

coming after the first three in order

Easy Examples

- He was the fourth person to finish the puzzle.
- She finished fourth in the race.
- It's the fourth book in the series.

Harder Examples

- The fourth chapter of the book is the most exciting.
- He finished fourth in the marathon, just shy of a medal.
- They will celebrate their fourth anniversary next month.

## fifth

coming after the first four in order

Easy Examples

- She celebrated her fifth birthday.
- He came in fifth in the race.
- It's the fifth day of the week.

Harder Examples

- She lives on the fifth floor of the apartment building.
- He was the fifth person to join the team.
- They will meet for their fifth date this week.

## sixth

coming after the first five in order

Easy Examples

- He is in the sixth grade.
- She finished sixth in the competition.
- It's the sixth month of the year.

Harder Examples

- The sixth grade is known for challenging coursework.
- She is the sixth member of the family.
- They will arrive on the sixth day of their vacation.

## seventh

coming after the first six in order

Easy Examples

- She is in the seventh row.
- He finished seventh in the game.
- It's the seventh inning of the match.

Harder Examples

- The seventh inning of the baseball game is crucial.
- He celebrated his seventh birthday with a big party.
- They will reach the seventh page of the document soon.

## eighth

coming after the first seven in order

Easy Examples

- He is the eighth person in line.
- She finished eighth in the race.
- It's the eighth chapter of the book.

Harder Examples

- She's the eighth student to complete the assignment.
- He won eighth place in the chess tournament.
- They will attend their eighth wedding anniversary dinner.

## ninth

coming after the first eight in order

Easy Examples

- She is in the ninth grade.
- He came in ninth place.
- It's the ninth day of the month.

Harder Examples

- The ninth month of the year is September.
- He was the ninth person to join the team.
- They will visit the ninth city on their road trip.

## tenth

coming after the first nine in order

Easy Examples

- He is the tenth student to arrive.
- She finished tenth in the competition.
- It's the tenth anniversary.

Harder Examples

- She reached the tenth level of the video game.
- He finished tenth in the swimming competition.
- They will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary.

## eleventh

coming after the first ten in order

Easy Examples

- She is in the eleventh row.
- He came in eleventh in the race.
- It's the eleventh hour.

Harder Examples

- The eleventh hour is often associated with urgency.
- She is the eleventh member of the club.
- They will arrive on the eleventh day of their journey.

## twelfth

coming after the first eleven in order

Easy Examples

- He finished twelfth in the game.
- She is the twelfth person to arrive.
- It's the twelfth month of the year.

Harder Examples

- The twelfth item on the menu is a chef's specialty.
- He finished twelfth in the cycling race.
- They will have their twelfth meeting this year.

## thirteenth

coming after the first twelve in order

Easy Examples

- She is in the thirteenth row.
- He finished thirteenth in the competition.
- It's the thirteenth day of the month.

Harder Examples

- Friday the thirteenth is considered an unlucky day.
- She is the thirteenth person to complete the challenge.
- They will celebrate their thirteenth wedding anniversary.

## twentieth

coming after the first nineteen in order

Easy Examples

- He is in the twentieth row.
- She finished twentieth in the race.
- It's the twentieth day of the month.

Harder Examples

- The twentieth century witnessed significant changes.
- He is the twentieth person to sign up for the event.
- They will reach the twentieth page of the novel tonight.

## thirtieth

coming after the first twenty-nine in order

Easy Examples

- She is in the thirtieth row.
- He finished thirtieth in the competition.
- It's the thirtieth day of the month.

Harder Examples

- The thirtieth anniversary is a major milestone.
- She finished thirtieth in the cross-country race.
- They will meet for their thirtieth class reunion.

## a quarter

one of four equal parts of something

Easy Examples

- She ate a quarter of the cake.
- He received a quarter of the prize.
- It's a quarter past three.

Harder Examples

- She ate a quarter of the pizza by herself.
- He received a quarter of the total earnings.
- They will divide the pie into a quarter for each person.

## a third

one of three equal parts of something

Easy Examples

- He finished a third of the puzzle.
- She drank a third of the milk.
- It's a third of the way there.

Harder Examples

- She shared a third of her dessert with her friend.
- He spent a third of his vacation exploring the city.
- They will split the prize money into a third for each winner.

## a half

one of two equal parts of something

Easy Examples

- She cut the apple in half.
- He ate a half of the sandwich.
- It's half past noon.

Harder Examples

- He cut the sandwich in a half to share with her.
- She took a half of the available time to complete the task.
- They will enjoy a half of the chocolate bar each.

## three quarters

three of four equal parts of something

Easy Examples

- She has three quarters left.
- He finished three quarters of the race.
- It's three quarters full.

Harder Examples

- She used three quarters of the ingredients for the recipe.
- He arrived three quarters of the way through the movie.
- They will finish three quarters of the project by tomorrow.

## a hundredth

one of one hundred equal parts of something

Easy Examples

- He won by a hundredth of a second.
- She has a hundredth of the collection.
- It's one hundredth of the total.

Harder Examples

- She won the race by a hundredth of a second.
- He donated a hundredth of his income to charity.
- They will receive a hundredth of the total share.

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