LESSON4- LARGE NUMBERS

LEAD-IN

 

Listen and fiil the gaps in the text of Katie Melua song

 

There are .........  ....................... bicycles in Beijing
That's a fact,
It's a thing we can't deny
Like the fact that I will love you till I die.

We are ................   .................... light years from the edge,
That's a guess,
No-one can ever say it's true
But I know that I will always be with you.

I'm warmed by the fire of your love everyday
So don't call me a liar,
Just believe everything that I say

There are ........  ......................... people in the world
More or less
and it makes me feel quite small
But you're the one I love the most of all

CULTURAL ASPECT

GRAMMAR

I HAVE BOUGHT THIS HOUSE FOR TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

 

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS  ARE SPENT ON NUCLEAR WEAPON.

READ ME

We don't normally write numbers with words, but it's possible

to do this--and of course this will show how we say the numbers.

 

(The number 3 147 286 can be written in words as three million, one hundred and forty seven thousand, two hundred and eighty six.)

 

1011 - one thousand eleven

 

21011 - twenty-one thousand eleven

 

721011 - seven hundred twenty-one thousand eleven

 

3 147 286 - three million, one hundred and forty seven thousand, two hundred and eighty six.

 

1256721 - one million two hundred fifty-six thousand seven hundred twenty-one

 

1492638526 - one billion four hundred ninety-two million six hundred thirty-eight thousand five hundred twenty-six

In British English, “one billion” is now understood as one thousand million (1,000,000,000), not a million million (1,000,000,000,000).

 

 

EXERCISE

Exercises A

Writing Large Numbers Quiz ( Listen and choose number )

a) 689,543,811

b) 16,523,958

c) 16,235,516

d) 37,605297

a) 689,543,811

b) 89,036,752

c) 88,411,635

d) 89,023,752

a) 16,235,516

b) 25,422,284

c) 89,543,811

d) 25,411,635

Exercise B

 

1)Describe the numbers 4 235 225 in words

 

2) Write the following number - three million, fifty-six thousand, one hundred and two - in figures

 

3) Convert 5000 m2 into mm2 !

Worksheet - students
Worksheet - song
WN1.pdf
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WL2.pdf
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Largenumbers.pdf
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