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HOW TO READ DATES IN ENGLISH. Spoken English lesson.






HOW TO PRONOUNCE ORDINAL NUMBERS IN ENGLISH.




ORDINAL NUMBERS AND DATES.




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When is your birthday? Mine is on October 12.
When do you eat lunch? I usually eat it at noon.
When does the school year begin in your country? In mine it begins in September.
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Do you know which preposition to use before times, days, months and years? Here is a reminder.
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Don't forget to use...
in + month or year- In March / In 2003
on + date (with the year or without it) or day of the week- On April 2nd / On March 3rd, 1999 /
On Saturday / On Tuesday morning.
at + clock time, midnight, noon, the weekend- At 3:30 p.m. / At 4:01 / At noon / At the weekend */ At Christmas*.

*Note that in some varieties of English people say "on the weekend" and "on Christmas".
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Remember also...
in + season- In spring / In summer / In autumn / In winter
in + morning, afternoon, evening- In the morning / In the evening
at + night- At night


.........AT
PRECISE TIME.............
........................IN
MONTHS, YEARS, CENTURIES
and LONG PERIODS..........................
............ON
DAYS and DATES......
at 3 o'clock
in May
on Sunday
at 10.30 am
in summer
on Tuesdays
at noon
in the summer
on 6 March
at dinnertime
in 1990
on 25 Dec. 2010
at bedtime
in the 1990s
on Christmas Day
at sunrise
in the next century
on Independence Day
at sunset
in the Ice Age
on my birthday
at the moment
in the past/future
on New Year's Eve