Finished watching the lesson,now it’s time to test how much you have learned from this English lesson. Take the quiz below.
There are several different ways to write the date in English. They vary from formal to informal, and there are differences between British English and American English. The following table shows some typical formats.
|format||British: day-month-year||American: month-day-year|
|A||the Fourteenth of March, 2016||March the Fourteenth, 2016|
|B||14th March 2016||March 14th, 2016|
|C||14 March 2016||March 14, 2016|
Saying years in English:
Before the 2000:
- 1942: Nineteen forty-two
- 1700: Seventeen hundred
- 1801: eighteen hundred and one OR eighteen oh one.
After the year 2000:
- 2000: in the year two thousand
- 2003: two thousand and three OR twenty oh three
- 2012: two thousand and twelve OR twenty twelve