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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
My birthday is on March __________.

I have __________ sisters.

July is the ________ month of the year.

He's written over _______ books.

My grandma is ___________ years old.

Bolt came in ___________ place again.

I think her __________ album is still her best.

We'd like ____________ coffees, please.

I was the _________ person in line, and had to wait for twenty minutes at the bank.

Valentine's Day is on February ____________.

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182 Comments on “Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers – FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH…”

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Hello, We are really appreciative for what you are
doing here.
as you know nowadays most people apply for studying
abroad. so, I would like to ask you talk about
university vocabulary.
The things that a student needs to know about Foreign
universities from applying to studying there.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

    i agree with you!

    Monday, January 18th 2016

    U r the first one right here

    Wednesday, March 29th 2017


Tuesday, August 7th 2012

Thank you professor, you were very clear and the quiz excellent too.
Greetings from Costa Rica…

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

This is the second “thank you”!

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

gooood Job Mr Alex :) interesting

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

Hi, Alex. Very important lesson. Although it’s not a very difficult subject, you are right. when it comes to pronunciation, i have some difficulty in pronunciating the ordinal sixth. But i’ll follow your tip – i think that with some training, i’ll do very well. thank you so much

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

oops… sorry for the “training”. the right spelling, of course, is trainning.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

    Hello Daniel the first spelling was the right one. We say “training” not “trainning”. Hope that helps!

    Saturday, May 25th 2013

I like all these lessons cause they have quizzes at the end.

I know this site thanks to Ronnie videos on youtube.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

So Clear Alex, Thank you….

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

Thank you!

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

Hi Alex! You are Nice Teacher. Thanks
I Scored 9 out of 10. But i have a question That Why this is wrong?
He’s Written over the twentieth books?
The correct one was-
He’s written over twenty books.
Please Anybody Reply?

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

    Because 20th is an ordinal number and in this sentence you have to use a cardinal number-20.

    Sunday, March 17th 2013

I’m the sixth person to leave a comment. I got a great score in the quiz that made me happy lol. thank u Alex. so long n’ good bye.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

I was the seventh person in viewers, and it took me a second to send a comment. Pretty good effort.

Tuesday, August 7th 2012

Six persons have left comments. I have written the eighth comment.

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

I approve the quiz.

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

Hi, Alex. Thank you very much, Alex. I heard your lessons from my ESL teacher. These classes are very useful for me who is a beginning english learner.
Nine commments have left. I’m the eighth person who have written comments.

Wednesday, August 8th 2012


Wednesday, August 8th 2012

I enjoy it

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

Thanks …

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

cool way to replicate the design

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

thank you

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

I’m your 12th student…
you’re Lectures are amazing.
please do a lecture on Conditionals…
please !

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

Hay Alex Brother.
you’re very Gentle.
I’m still puzzled in this :
My Grandma is fourty-four years old ??
Can I have s’more instances please !!

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

Hi, Alex.Thanks for useful lesson!

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

My scored 10 out of 10.
Thank you so much teacher.
I proud to add any one to improve my English language on my skype id mansouralqasem.
Best Regards

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

thanx so much

Wednesday, August 8th 2012


Thursday, August 9th 2012

but what should I say if it above one hundred??

Thursday, August 9th 2012

thanks alot

Thursday, August 9th 2012


Thursday, August 9th 2012

Excelent Alex. Thank you very much.

Thursday, August 9th 2012

my score 9 out of 10 thank you

Thursday, August 9th 2012

Hi Alex

It is very useful and important lesson. I got 10 out of 10.

Thursday, August 9th 2012

hi dear alex.i just got acquainted with u and ur site today.i m an english teacher but i learned sth more when i saw some of ur movies.i hope to start a good friendship with u. plz keep in touch. thanks a lot

Thursday, August 9th 2012

thank you

Thursday, August 9th 2012


Thursday, August 9th 2012

thank you i love the lesson

Thursday, August 9th 2012

All the lessons from you are great! Thanks teacher. We know you’ve been doing a lot for our weaknesses in English.
Alex,could you possibly do any lessons on negative questions at your convenience?
I think it would be helpful in daily conversations. Can all modals be used to make negative questions,say, ‘May and Might’?
Again, thank you very much!

Thursday, August 9th 2012

great lesson!

Thursday, August 9th 2012

Am very intersted to the course you are offering on line. Is it possible to have the CD for all of the training you are offering? Please let me know how can get them?


Friday, August 10th 2012

Thank you for the lesson.

Friday, August 10th 2012

Hi Alex, I like your first lesson, thank you.
Ela from Poland :)

Friday, August 10th 2012

good job & thank you .

Friday, August 10th 2012

Great work done by you. This is the very basic step of improving your command on language as well as understand the propose of using ordinal number and cardinal number.

Saturday, August 11th 2012

thank you!!!…

Saturday, August 11th 2012

Thanks Alex ,it is very usefull

Saturday, August 11th 2012

Are these proper ways to pronounce 20 -Twendy Twenny Twenty

Sunday, August 12th 2012

Thanks Mr. Alex,

Now I am aware about cardinal and ordinal numbers differences and uses.

Sir, I want to start from the basic grammar. Please let me know from where i should start?

Thanks & Regards,
Jitender Kumar

Sunday, August 12th 2012

Many thanks for explanation.

Sunday, August 12th 2012

Very clear explanation!Thanks a lot.

10 out of 10! It’s easy to understand but when it comes to pronounciation it gets a little bit harder.But you are right!It’s all about practice.

Sunday, August 12th 2012

hi teacher Alex, I got 10 out 10! thanks a lot.

Sunday, August 12th 2012

Alex you are my favorite teacher, your lessons are easy going and you always make me smile :)I have been registered specially to say this :)

thank you teacher :)

Monday, August 13th 2012

Thank you alex 10/10.

Monday, August 13th 2012

Greetings from Brazil.

Monday, August 13th 2012

It’s a great help. Thank you

Mukesh Gusain

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

Helpful lesson. Thank you!

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

hi’ thank you for a greatest lessons you do’ and why you don’t put English subtitles in the video’ that well make it easily.

Tuesday, August 14th 2012

you are the best one on the network

Wednesday, August 15th 2012

Thank Alex

Wednesday, August 15th 2012

I really appreciate your help.
Thank you, Alex.

Wednesday, August 15th 2012

Thank you Alex

Thursday, August 16th 2012

thank you sir.

Thursday, August 16th 2012

Excellent, I hit it

Thursday, August 16th 2012

Cardinal is mentioning about counts like 1,2,3 etc. Ordinal is mentioning about orders like first, second, etc. Am i right?

Friday, August 17th 2012

I’m frm Indonesia with scored 10 of ten…excellent…never been noticed before…its really helpfull…Thanks Bro Alex…

Saturday, August 18th 2012

Thank you Alex so much for your explanation

Sunday, August 19th 2012

8/10 but is really nice lesson,thanks mr.alex

Tuesday, August 21st 2012

Profuse thanks for these valuable lessons.

Tuesday, August 21st 2012

The pronunciation is more difficult than learn the rules.

Tuesday, August 21st 2012


Tuesday, August 21st 2012

Salam, that’s really important for beginners.
I really enjoyed the lesson. Thank you.

Thursday, August 23rd 2012


Sunday, August 26th 2012

Hi Alex! Thank you for the lesson. I’m trainning a lot to pronunciate correctly, at least for me, to pronounce those cardinal numbers is “a seven head monster” (idiom used in my country :)). I don’t know if it exists in English, but I hope you get what I’m saying (trying to say).


Leandro from Brazil

Monday, August 27th 2012

Sorry, I wanted to say ordinal, instead of cardinal.

Monday, August 27th 2012

yes you are right! 6th is the hardest haha

Tuesday, August 28th 2012

Thank you sir you are teaching is so nice to improve my english I am from India when iam in ternet i always watching your video please tell me are you coming to India sir. please uplode very nice video more and more. iwant to talk with you Sir.

Tuesday, August 28th 2012

Hi, Alex
Thank u very much for providing valuable English lessons

Wednesday, August 29th 2012

thank Alex, my teacher. it’s so clearly. i will become a good your student

Thursday, August 30th 2012

very very good.. thank :)

Friday, September 7th 2012

thank you so much teacher I’ve got 10 out of 10 youpi you’re the man :D

Tuesday, September 11th 2012

Thanks for your one thousandth lesson!

Monday, September 17th 2012


Sunday, September 23rd 2012

Hi Alex… everyday i see your lesson s. My english is getting improve. Now… but. Sometime i ‘ve got confused… what do you think about my writting is it true or not? Thanks alot

Sunday, September 23rd 2012

What a great lesson. Alex I have a question could you tell me please how to write the date complete on an exam. Thank you so much

Monday, September 24th 2012

10/10. learning is fun

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012


Wednesday, October 3rd 2012

its really awesome that you have done here

Saturday, October 6th 2012

thanks :)

Tuesday, October 9th 2012

Thank you, it was very good lesson for me.

Tuesday, October 9th 2012

thank you

Saturday, October 13th 2012

Thanks sir, I really appreciate your work.

Saturday, October 13th 2012


Sunday, October 14th 2012

You got 10 correct out of 10.

Tuesday, October 16th 2012

thank you alex

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

this lesson was good one for me nd i did score 8/10…

thank u

Thursday, October 25th 2012

thank you for your efforts

Tuesday, October 30th 2012

i gotta 9points ^^ i really appreciate for you Mr. Alex !!!

Tuesday, October 30th 2012

thank you very much !

Friday, November 9th 2012

Thanks very much Alex! It’s pretty hard to pronounce though lol

Friday, November 16th 2012

Hi Alex,
Where can I find lessons on essay summarizing. I have to prepare summary for an essay reducing it by 75 percent IN MY OWN WORDS for a crucial test! Kindly Guide

Sunday, November 18th 2012

Hello teacher, there’s a question I would like to ask you, how do you say 15th? is it fifteenth?? I hope your reply thank you.

Tuesday, November 20th 2012


Wednesday, November 21st 2012

Very informative,thanks.

Friday, December 7th 2012

Thanks for all of your comments! I really appreciate them!

Monday, December 10th 2012

thank you ,you make me understand very much ^^!

Saturday, December 22nd 2012


Friday, December 28th 2012

Thank you Alex!!

Saturday, December 29th 2012

Thank you Alex!!Excelent teacher

Tuesday, January 1st 2013

Thanks Alex

Friday, January 18th 2013

Really useful!

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013

hi teacher , thx for lesson :)
i wanna ask about a question on the quiz.
it’s “we’d like three coffees,please”
coffee is uncountble noun !! we can’t put a number before coffee
so i wanna know why why three coffees is correct :)
thx a lot

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013

thanks sure you re the best

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013

thanks my teacher

Thursday, January 24th 2013

10 correct out of 10 – Thomas from Poland thx

Sunday, February 10th 2013

this pronunciation lessons are very useful. Thank you ALEX :)

Sunday, February 24th 2013

Hey Alex
It’s very interesting ” ninth” and not nineth. I dind’t know.
Thanks :)

Thursday, February 28th 2013

nice one Alex….

Saturday, March 2nd 2013

Great lesson
Thank you so much Alex

Saturday, March 16th 2013

It was very basic and easy.
Next time, I want to know the difference in pronunciation between Today, Two days.
I intended to say ‘Today’, but almost people mistook it for ‘Two days’ or asked if the word I said is ‘Today’ or ‘Two days’.
I don’t know how to pronounce these words well.
If it’s possible please teach me..

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013

I´ve liked remembering this lesson.
That´s great.
Thank you for doing so easy.

Friday, April 5th 2013

Yes, sixth is the most difficult to pronounce. The rest are easy, thanks Alex!

Monday, April 8th 2013

Thanks Alex.

Wednesday, April 17th 2013

Thanks Alex! This is so good!

Monday, May 6th 2013

I like this lesson. Thanks Mr.Alex :-)

Wednesday, May 15th 2013

Thanks Alex!

Sunday, May 26th 2013

Great explanations

Wednesday, May 29th 2013

sixth es very dificult to say. I’ve problems with 14th and 40th

Thursday, July 4th 2013

Thanks Alex.

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013

Thank you. I had several problems with the pronunciation 10 out of 10 :)

Monday, August 12th 2013

thank Alex
before am not clear about it so now i can know it better then before.
i love to learn with you.

Thursday, August 22nd 2013

thanks you ^_^

Friday, August 23rd 2013

Very good lesson thanks !!! :)

Monday, September 9th 2013

I like lesson.

Wednesday, September 11th 2013

hello mr. alex. i’m britney from indonesia. thankyou very much for your lesson that very useful for me to learn more about english. :)

Thursday, September 12th 2013

Hello mr. Alex !

My name is Fabiano,I learned a lot of with you today.


Best Regards!

Tuesday, October 1st 2013

thank you, you’re the best.

Thursday, October 3rd 2013

thanks you.
First time i watch you, teach me :D

Wednesday, October 16th 2013


Sunday, October 20th 2013

Thank you so much for taking time for us!

Wednesday, November 6th 2013

Thanks I got 100%.

Saturday, February 8th 2014

thanks Alex. I love your quiz ^____^

Thursday, February 20th 2014

In reference with your first example ” I have 2 sisters.”, you didn’t mention whether it is grammatically acceptable. If you say so, it would be a contrary to one of the lessons presented on this site. Notwithstanding, it was corrected in the quiz with “two” is one of the choices.

I am a Mathematics teacher from the Philippines, an avid follower of this site to improve my pronunciation as I wanted to speak English as my second language.

Thanks to all of you as mankind’s English teacher for the non-native speakers. Keep it up!

Saturday, April 5th 2014

Hi Alex.
Thanks a lot.

Wednesday, April 16th 2014


Friday, May 9th 2014

Thanks teacher.

Thursday, May 22nd 2014

Thank you for all your help. I got 10. :)

Tuesday, July 8th 2014

I got 10 without watch the video lol

Thursday, July 17th 2014


Thursday, July 17th 2014

hi , plz ممكن حد يرد على

in q 8 coffees is plural noun but in another lesson it was uncountable
noun and doesn’t have a plural ???????

Friday, December 26th 2014

I can learn English…yes,I can…

Monday, January 12th 2015

Thanks! Alex

Thursday, January 15th 2015

thanks, Alex.

Monday, March 2nd 2015

Thank you!

Wednesday, March 4th 2015

Thank you Alex!!!!

Monday, April 27th 2015

Thank you Alex!

Monday, April 27th 2015

Thanks, Mr. Alex!

Wednesday, May 20th 2015

I got 100 points :) Thank you Alex!

Saturday, June 20th 2015

thank you

Wednesday, July 15th 2015

Thank you

Sunday, December 13th 2015

I liked a lot..

Tuesday, December 29th 2015

90 I’m not “quantity person”… :D ;)

Saturday, January 23rd 2016

I got 10 correct out of 10 . Thank you for this lesson

Tuesday, March 1st 2016


Thursday, April 7th 2016

Thanks you so much

Friday, April 8th 2016

Thank you Teacher Alex

Friday, May 6th 2016

I got 10 but I will practice counting cardinal and ordinal numbers to keep in mind.
Thank you, Alex.

Saturday, July 2nd 2016

Can i say I’d like three cups of coffees? Thank you for your help

Friday, October 21st 2016

just amazing Alex…thank you so much for teaching us English in such a best way

Friday, November 4th 2016

I got 10/10 :D ☺😊😇😇😇😇😊😊😊😊🙂🙂🙂🙂😀😀😀😏😏😏😂😂😂😎😎😎
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Sunday, January 8th 2017

Thanks for what you are going:)

Wednesday, January 11th 2017

I got 10/10!! Your lesson are great! Thanks for your help Alex! My english is improving day by day!

Wednesday, March 8th 2017

Thanks, I got 9 from 10 I think great job Thanks for help me.

Sunday, April 30th 2017

what about no 11?

Saturday, August 5th 2017

Thank you Alex

Friday, September 8th 2017


Sunday, October 29th 2017

Thank you very much Alex!

Sunday, February 4th 2018

omg this lesson is so hard!

Tuesday, January 15th 2019

Good evening Alex. I got 10/10 …. Thank you very much.

Sunday, March 22nd 2020

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