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A1 Dates, days and numbers

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Let’s learn about how to use days of the week and months. You also learn to say and write dates.

days, dates, numbers

My birthday is on the tenth of May.

Learn the grammar to be successful in the Cambridge Assessment English A1 Movers test.


  1. Complete the sentences in the flashcards.
  2. Complete the exercise.
  3. Complete text 1
  4. Complete text 2.
  5. Look at our examples.

A1 Days, dates and numbers

Flash CardsExerciseText 1Text 2 Examples

Days of the week

  • you use on with days of the week: On Tuesday I play football. On Wednesday I go shopping.


  • you use in with months: My birthday is in February. I go on holiday in June.


  • you use in with years: I was born in 2002. I started school in 2005.

Parts of the day

  • you use in with parts of the day: I like to go to the park in the evening.

Times of the day

  • you use at with times of the day: I get up at 7 o’clock.

Last, this, next

  • you use last for the past: Last year I went to Peru.
  • you use this for now: This week I am sick.
  • you use next for the future: Next month it’s my birthday.

Ordinal numbers and dates

  • you use the with ordinal numbers: We live on the third floor. Monday is the first day of the week.

Saying the date

  • you use the of with dates when you speak: My birthday is on the first of January.

Writing the date

  • you can write the date in different ways: Thursday 20th March, Thursday, 20th March, 20th March
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