Speak About:

Present

Past

Past to Present

Future

Abilities - Responsibilities

Asking Questions

Choosing the Right Phrase

Combining Verbs

Explaining Ideas

Describing Your World

Complex Ideas

Relating Ideas, People, Objects

Speaking about Objects

Wondering about Situations

Numbers

Numerical Expressions

Read large numbers in groups of hundreds. The grouping order in English is as follows from most to least:

trillion
billion
million
thousand
hundred
tens

In British English, include 'and' between the hundred and the tens. In American English, do not use 'and' between the hundred and tens. Notice that hundred, thousand, etc. is NOT followed by an 's'.

Two hundred NOT two hundreds

Example:

Hundreds

American English

Example:

Interest earned came out to $435.

The loan was approved for $536.

British English

Example:

On the date of issue $421,000,000 has been given.

The interest rate will increase for 620 customers this year.

Thousands

The remaining examples use American English.

Example:

There was a deficit of 10,815 after the balance sheet consolidation

The checking account showed a profit of $13,123.

Millions

234,700,000 - two hundred AND thirty-four million seven hundred thousand

American English

Example:

The market value for her house is $450,000.

Current market value is at least $5,750,000.

Speaking About Numbers

Numbers are read in the following order in English

trillion, billion, million, thousand, hundred

Example:

2,350,400 => two million three hundred and fifty thousand four hundred