Unit 8.1

# Cardinal numbers

## Introduction

**Cardinal numbers**are used to express the quantity of something.

## Form

These are the first ten cardinal numbers:

- 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**dog*There are*.**three**examples here*We need*.**10**oranges to make orange juice

## Use

Cardinal numbers are placed

**before or after a noun**because we use them to**express the exact number**of people, animals or things (**how many**of those things there are).