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Travelling | How to say the date
The DATE in English
There are two ways of saying the date in English.
We use ordinal numbers for the date in spoken English
1st first, 2nd second, 3rd third, 4th fourth, 5th fifth, 6th sixth, 7th seventh, 8th eighth, 9th ninth. 10th tenth
Months always start with capital letters
august - x, August - √
Years are normally divided into two parts
1971 nineteen seventy-one
2017 twenty seventeen
for the years from 2000 to 2017, we normally say two thousand and +number
What day is this?
4 / 6 / 17
4th June 2017
April 6th 2017