Cardinal Numbers

You will study Cardinal Numbers.


Cardinal Numbers

Mexican Americans

Imagen: Musician performing in the Old Plaza, Los Angeles, California. Creative commons.

Instructions: Read about Mexican Americans. Look at the numbers carefuly.

Mexican Americans are Americans of full or partial Mexican descent. They make up 11.1% (eleven point one) of the United States’ population. They also comprise 63.4 (sixty three point four) of all Hispanic and Latinos in the US.

The US is home to the second-largest Mexican community in the world. Second only to Mexico itself, and comprise more than 24% (Twenty four) of the entire Mexican-origin population of the world.

Mexican Americans. Retrieved October, 2016 from


Getting started: Intermarriage

Instructions: Read the following information about intermarriage and match the numbers to the written form.

According to 2000 census data, US-born ethnic Mexicans have a high degree of intermarriage with non-Hispanics Whites. Based on a sample size of 38,911 US-born Mexican husbands and 43,527 US–born Mexican wives.

50.6% of US-born Mexican men and 45.3 of US-born Mexican women married US-born Mexicans.

26.7% of US-born Mexican men and 28.1% of US-born Mexican women married non-Hispanis Whites.

13.6% of US-born Mexican men and 17.4% of US-born Mexican women married Mexico born-Mexicans.

Mexican Americans. Retrieved October, 2016 from

Intermarriage in numbers

Instructions: Match the numbers to the written form.

fifty point six
twenty eight point one
thirteen point six
twenty six point seven
forty five point three






Cardinal numbers

Let’s find out about Cardinal numbers.

Instructions: Look at the following information about Cardinal numbers:

Cardinal numbers show quantity. They are also known as “counting numbers”.

Listen and repeat

Instructions: Click on each number to listen and repeat.

volume_up One volume_up Eleven
volume_up Two volume_up Twelve
volume_up Three volume_up Thirteen
volume_up Four volume_up Fourteen
volume_up Five volume_up Fifteen
volume_up Six volume_up Sixteen
volume_up Seven volume_up Seventeen
volume_up Eight volume_up Eighteen
volume_up Nine volume_up Nineteen
volume_up Ten volume_up Twenty


Write the numbers

Instructions: Write the following numbers.

  1. 3
  2. 7
  3. 5
  4. 8
  5. 10
  1. 12
  2. 14
  3. 17
  4. 19
  5. 20