When you visit another country (or talk to someone about your own), you can communicate better when you can understand and use numbers in describing countries — their history, geography, population, and even economy.
Listen to the recording and answer the questions. Then, review the script to this listening activity at the bottom of the page.
She spent one thousand sixteen (1,016) dollars on souvenirs during her trip.
The mountain is approximately three thousand seventy (3,070) meters tall.
A total of thirty thousand two hundred and twelve people (30,212) visited the castle last year.
The population of this city was three hundred and fourteen thousand eight hundred nineteen (314,819) two years ago.
Over two million four hundred and seventy thousand five hundred thirty (2,470,530) people live in the capital.
Using the Internet, collect information about your country and share your results with a partner, practicing numbers as presented here: