Unit 0

# Cardinal Numbers

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## Introduction

The cardinal numbers are used to express the quantity of something.

## Form

We usually place a cardinal number before or after a noun:

• 0 – Zero
• 1 – One
• 2 – Two
• 3 – Three
• 4 – Four
• 5 – Five
• 6 – Six
• 7 – Seven
• 8 – Eight
• 9 – Nine
• 10 – Ten

## Example

• I have one cat.
• The metro is leaving from line three.
• I have four brothers.
• We need five apples to make an apple pie.
• My cousin is seven months pregnant.
• The train leaves at nine o’clock.
• I live ten minutes away from here.

## Use

We use cardinal numbers to indicate the quantity of people, animals, or objects, allowing us to specify how many of those entities exist.

## Summary

Cardinal numbers are used to express the quantity of things, people and animals. These numbers are usually placed before or after a noun.

Cardinal numbers are: zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine and ten.

For example:
— “One car.” = 1 car.
— “Two cars.” = 2 cars.

Let’s revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context sentence.

## Review examples

1. I have one red apple.
2. There are two blue birds in the tree.
3. The cat has three white kittens.
4. I bought four new pencils for school.
5. My family has five members.
6. We need six eggs for the recipe.
7. There are seven days in a week.
8. I have eight colorful balloons.
9. My brother has nine toy cars.
10. I see ten yellow flowers in the garden.

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