数字の聞き取り(listening to numbers)
hundred, thousand, million, billion, trillion
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th,8th, 9th,10th
11th,12th,13th, 14th,15th, 16th, 17th,18th,19, 20th
紛らわしい発音の数 (the numbers with pronunciations that confuses us)
1万 ten thousand
10万 hundred thousand
1000万 ten million
1億 hundred million
100億 ten billion
1000億 hundred billion
1000 thousand 千
1000,000 million 100万
1000,000,000 billion 10億
1000,000,000,000 trillion 1兆
例 0.049 zero point zero four nine
桁数の多い数の例(examples of numbers with many digits)
= twenty seven thousand three hundred fifty
= two hundred seventy three thousand five hundred eighty one
= two million seven hundred thirty five thousand eight hundred nineteen
= twenty seven million three hundred fifty eight thousand one hundred ninety two
= two hundred seventy three million five hundred eighty one thousand nine hundred twenty four
= two billion seven hundred thirty five million eight hundred nineteen thousand two hundred forty six
= twenty seven billion three hundred fifty eight million one hundred ninety two thousand four hundred sixty
= two trillion seven hundred thirty five billion eight hundred nineteen million two hundred forty six thousand eighty two
Numbers in sentences or passages
Practice 3 to 5
1. Mike bought ( ) new ties.
2. Henry ( ) was a good king.
3. The train arrived at ( ) o’clock.
4. Mary is ( ) years old.
5. Tim got ( ) on the mid-term test.
6. There are ( ) sentences in this list.
7. My sister was ( ) minutes late.
8. Leap year has ( ) days.
9. The library is on ( ) Street.
1. It was raining at ( ) o’clock this morning.
2. My brother has seen this movie ( ) times.
3. The old man has lived in the house for ( ) years.
4. Her new apartment building has ( ) stories.
5. California is the ( ) largest state in the United States.
6. The Olympic games began in the ( ) Century B.C.
7. Our grandparents live on the ( ) floor in the building.
8. Even children knows January is the ( ) month of the year.
9. India is the ( ) most populous country, next to China.
1. The storm destroyed ( ) houses in the village.
2. He paid ( ) dollars for his new jacket.
3. The bus was ( ) minutes late when it reached the airport.
4. Nearly( ) percent of all people live in developing countries.
5. The museum is on ( )Street.
6. The construction work started on the( ) of March.
7. Today is their ( ) wedding anniversary.
8. Charles Dickens was one of the greatest writers of the( ) century.
1. He bought ( )new soft-wares.
2. It took ( ) hours to finish the work.
3. He paid ( ) cents for a hundred sheets of paper.
4. She finished the test in ( ) minutes.
5. Alaska was the ( ) state of the United States.
6. Ben’s birthday is on the ( ) of July.
7. This is the ( ) sentence in this article.
8. This is the( ) century.
9. Their seats are in the ( ) row.
10. Cheap copying paper costs only ( ) cents for a hundred sheets.
1. His room number is ( ).
2. His first book sold ( ) copies for two weeks.
3. My grandfather had a collection of more than ( ) different coins.
4. The university library has about ( ) books.
5. Shakespeare was born in ( ) and died in ( ).
6. Please read pages ( ) through ( ) and pages ( ) to ( ).
7. The population of Japan was over ( ) in ( ).
8. My grandfather is ( 96 )years old and my father is ( ).
9. Here is my telephone number. It is ( )-( ) and the area code is ( ).
1. Lincoln’s birthday is February ( ).
2. Valentine’s Day is february ( )
3. April Fools Day us April ( ).
4. Mother’s Day is the ( ) Sunday in May.
5. Independence Day is July ( )
6. He left at ( ) sharp.
7. She arrived around ( ).
8. He worked between hours of ( ) to ( ).
9. The show started at ( )p.m. and ended at ( )p.m.
10. The shop is open from ( ) a.m. to ( )p.m.
1. The number of Japanese 18 year-old people tumbled abruptly in ( ), and by the year ( ) it dropped to ( ).
2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is open from ( ) a.m. to ( )p.m. Mondays through Fridays. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekends and holidays.
3. 104 men with this name reported over 700,000 dollars in any of the last eight years. Of the 104 men, only 7 men were between the ages of 25 and 45.
4. He made 75,543 dollars through his company, and through the cosmetic shop ran another
287,765 dollars. As a partner of another company he earned 445,112 dollars and he made 505,909 dollars
as a consultant for another company. The total is 1,314,329 dollars. But he contributed 1,000,100
dollars to a medical research institution.
In World War I, of the ( ) people who were killed, ( ) were soldiers and ( ) percent civilians. In world war ( ) , over ( ) people were killed , of whom ( ) were soldiers and ( ) civilians. In the Korean War, of the ( ) people killed, ( ) were civilians and ( ) soldiers. In these circumstances, it is difficult to believe that war is a legitimate instrument of politics.
The Earth,circling the Sun at an average distance of ( ) miles, is the ( ) largest planet and the ( ) from the Sun. It orbits the Sun at a speed of ( ) miles per hour, making one revolution in ( ) days, ( ) hours, ( ) minutes, and ( ) seconds. The earth completes one rotation on its axis every ( ) hours ( ) minutes ( ) seconds. Actually a bit pear- shaped rather than a true sphere, the Earth has a diameter of ( ) miles at the equator and a few miles less at the poles. It has an estimated mass of about ( ) sextillion tons, with an average density of ( ) grams per cubic centimeter. The earth’s surface area encompasses ( ) square miles ,of which about three – fourths is water.
Koreika Shakai, an “aging society” is a society in which citizens aged( )or older rise above( )percent of the total population. An “aged society” is one in which ( )of the population is( )or older. The Japanese population is graying faster than any other country in the world. In the prewar period, the average Japanese could expect to live only a few years past retirement at 55 or( ). Now the average Japanese can expect to live close to two decades past retirement age, to age( )for women and to( )for men. As a result, it is estimated that by( ) Japan will have the most top heavy population pyramid in the world.
Once, the Japanese government proposed an increase in the number of foreign students studying in Japan. There were ( )students from overseas in Japan in ( ), and the proposal was to raise that figure to ( ) by 2020. That would mean that about ( ) of all students in Japanese higher education institutions would be from overseas. By ( ), however, it was clear that reaching the target would be very difficult. In that year, there were only ( ) foreign students. Of those in undergraduate and graduate programs, 93.5 percent were from Asia. Chinese and South Koreans accounted for ( ) % of the total.
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