3 two thousand two hundred and eighty
6 ten thousand three hundred and eight
8 two hundred and sixty
9 one / a hundred thousand
10 two thousand and twenty
11 eighteen hundred / one thousand eight hundred
12 one / a million
1 first – 1st
2 third – 3rd
3 fifth – 5th
4 eighth – 8th
5 ninth – 9th
6 twelfth – 12th
7 fourteenth – 14th
8 fifteenth – 15th
9 eighteenth – 18th
10 twentieth – 20th
11 twenty-second – 22nd
12 fortieth – 40th
1 This site has more than a / one thousand visitors a / per day.
2 He borrowed an amount / a sum of 15,000 euro(s).
3 The interest rate / rate of interest was 5.5 per cent.
4 The temperature was fourteen degrees below zero. / … was minus fourteen.
5 On Saturday 23 March / 23rd March / March 23 / March 23rd my grandparents will celebrate their fortieth wedding anniversary. / My … on Saturday 23 March etc.
6 Dozens of people cancelled their bookings / reservations after the terrorist attack. / After …
7 The national debt was more than / over 47 billion.
8 He owned / possessed two thirds of the shares.
9 The final score was three nil.
10 Tens of thousands of soldiers were killed in this war.
11 If you buy more than 1,000 boxes, you (will) get a 4.5 per cent discount / a discount of 4.5 per cent.
12 About / Approximately four fifths of our books are printed in Hong Kong.
13 They asked a down payment / a deposit of two hundred and fifty euro(s).
14 I (have) warned him three times.
15 The annual turnover of this private limited company is 3.5 million euro(s).
16 He (has) lost hundreds of thousands of euros.
17 We remitted the amount / sum of €2,250 on 22 May / May 22 / 22nd May / May 22nd.
18 On the occasion of his eighteenth birthday one / a hundred and twenty-five guests were invited.
19 I (have) met her only once.
20 During the credit crunch / credit crisis of 2008 / the 2008 credit … this bank lost billions of dollars.
21 Last year this car factory / plant sold 400,900 cars, which is 3.9 per cent more than last year.
2 a / one hundred: hundred must be preceded by a or one.
3 13th: the ordinal number is formed by adding th except 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
4 €50,000: English uses a comma to separate thousands.
5 thirtieth: a spelling mistake
6 one hundred and ten: After hundred the word and is used before tens and units.
7 4.5 per cent: A full stop is used before decimals.
8 Two mistakes:
21st: The last two letters (st) of the ordinal number twenty-first should be used
May: Names of months begin with a capital letter.
9 ninety-nine: A hyphen is used between tens and units.
10 forty-four: a spelling mistake.
11 four thousand: four thousand is written as two separate words.
12 two hundred and eighty-four: Two mistakes:
After hundred the word and is used before tens and units.
eighty-four: A hyphen is used between tens and units.
13 two thousand four hundred: And is not used between thousands and hundreds.
14 two thirds: In fractions the ordinal number (third) is put in the plural.
15 Wednesday: Days begin with a capital letter.
line 1: Britains’ should be: Britain’s
line 2: 2.500 should be 2,500
‘next year to India’ should be: to India next year
line 3: center should be: centre
line 6: employee’s should be: employees
line 10: 1,5 should be: 1.5
line 11: counseling should be: counselling advise should be: advice
line 12: labor should be: labour
line 13: then should be: than
line 15: 4000 should be: 4,000
line 17: The sentence should start with ‘yesterday’.
line 2: 200.000 should be 200,000
line 21: ‘will … Asia’ should be: ‘will move to Asia in the next five years’.
line 23: september should be: September
line 24: untill should be: until
1 th (65th), 2 st (81st), 3 th (84th)