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Unit 1 - Lesson 5 English numbers (1, 2, 3 ... 10)

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Remember

Numbers

Learn

Numbers

The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, … (and so on) are whole numbers.

Numbers

 

We need numbers

We use numbers to count things, like apples:-

1. AppleHere's an apple. Just one apple.

2. AppleHere's another apple. Now we have two apples. AppleApple

 

Try counting from one to ten and have a go at the counting rhymes in English:-
https://voicethread.com/share/2351214/

Rhymes and Songs

Fish

One, two, three, four, five,
Once I caught a fish alive.
Six, seven, eight, nine, ten,
Then I let it go again.

Shoe

One, two - buckle my shoe ,
three, four - knock on the door,
five, six - pick up sticks,
seven, eight - close the gate,
nine, ten - a big fat hen.

Ten green bottles

Ten Green Bottles

Ten green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Ten green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be nine green bottles
Hanging on the wall

And so it goes on...

Nine green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Nine green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be eight green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Eight green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Eight green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be seven green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Seven green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Seven green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be six green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Six green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Six green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be five green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Five green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Five green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be four green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Four green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Four green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be three green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Three green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Three green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be two green bottles
Hanging on the wall

Two green bottles
Hanging on the wall
Two green bottles
Hanging on the wall
And if one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be one green bottle
Hanging on the wall

One green bottle
Hanging on the wall
One green bottle
Hanging on the wall
If that one green bottle
Should accidentally fall
There'll be no green bottles
Hanging on the wall

You can try a shorter version with sticks of dynamite:-

Ten Sticks of Dynamite

Stick of dynamite

Ten sticks of dynamite
Hanging on the wall
Ten sticks of dynamite
Hanging on the wall
And if one stick of dynamite
Should accidentally fall
There'll be no sticks of dynamite
And no bloody wall.

 


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Test

Type in the numbers correctly Fill It

How good is your memory? Test your numbers by matching the words and figures:-

Numbers - Memory Test Numbers 1 to 5

Numbers - Memory Test Numbers 6 to 10

Put the mixed up numbers into order - Sort It!

Practise Your English

Read car licence plates. My old car licence plate was:-

N34 6DQ = N Three Four Six D Q
Share what you know about the numbers 1 to 10. Are there any numbers you prefer?
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