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ON

for dates
or days

AT
for time

IN

from June 10 through June 18,


2012 (=Am.)

for years, seasons,


centuries

from 10 June to 18 June 2012 (Brit.)

There are several ways of writing and saying dates, but we will mention two:

1. Am. English = month-day-year: June 10, 2012, at 1:15 p.m. (= on June the tenth, two
thousand and twelve, at a quarter past one in the afternoon) !! COMMA before and after the
year
2. Brit. English = day-month-year: 10 June 2012 at 1:15 (on the tenth of June two thousand
and twelve, at (a) quarter past one in the afternoon) !! NO COMMAS
Write and say the following dates (both in Am. and Brit. English):
1 /1 / 1900
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2 May 1706
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
3 Sep. 1800
1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
31 Dec 1378
1. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2/22/2012 (month-day-year)
1. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
10/23/1201
1. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
8/12/1999
1. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
3/3/1905
1. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
2. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
a. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
b. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

JuFa

KEY
1. (Am.) January 1, 1900
2. (Brit.) 1 January 1900
a. (Am.) January the first, nineteen hundred
b. (Brit.) the first of January nineteen hundred
1. May 2, 1706
2. 2 May 1706
a. May the second, seventeen o six
b. the second of May seventeen o six
1.
2.
a.
b.

September 3, 1800
3 September 1800
September the third, eighteen hundred
the third of September eighteen hundred

1.
2.
a.
b.

December 31, 1378


31 December 1378
December the thirty-first, thirteen seventy-eight
the thirty-first of December thirteen seventy-eight

1. February 22, 2012


2. 22 February 2012
a. February the twenty-second, two thousand and twelve
b. the twenty-second of February two thousand and twelve
1.
2.
a.
b.

October 23, 1201


23 October 1201
October the twenty-third, twelve o one
the twenty- third of October twelve o one

1.
2.
a.
b.

August 12, 1999


12 August 1999
August the twelfth, nineteen ninety-nine
the twelfth of August nineteen ninety-nine

1.
2.
a.
b.

March 3, 1905
3 March 1905
March the third, nineteen o five
the third of March nineteen o five