# Los números

 0 cero 20 veinte 40 cuarenta 1 uno 21 veintiuno 50 cincuenta 2 dos 22 veintidós 60 sesenta 3 tres 23 veintitrés 70 setenta 4 cuatro 24 veinticuatro 80 ochenta 5 cinco 25 veinticinco 90 noventa 6 seis 26 veintiséis 100 cien 7 siete 27 veintisiete 101 ciento uno 8 ocho 28 veintiocho 200 doscientos 9 nueve 29 veintinueve 253 doscientos cincuenta y tres 10 diez 30 treinta 300 trescientos 11 once 31 treinta y uno 400 cuatrocientos 12 doce 32 treinta y dos 500 quinientos 13 trece 33 treinta y tres 600 seiscientos 14 catorce 34 treinta y cuatro 700 setecientos 15 quince 35 treinta y cinco 800 ochocientos 16 dieciséis 36 treinta y seis 900 novecientos 17 diecisiete 37 treinta y siete 1.000 mil 18 dieciocho 38 treinta y ocho 1.979 mil novecientos setenta y nueve 19 diecinueve 39 treinta y nueve 2.022 dos mil veintidós

#### Listening

Watch the following video about numbers from 0 to 100 in Spanish. Note: This video is entirely in Spanish, but you should still be able to understand most of it. You may stop it or replay it to practice proper pronunciation of the numbers.

Some helpful vocabulary:

• palabra - word
• decenas - tenths place
• cifras - digits
• acabados - ending
• delante de - before, in front of
• a tónica - stressed a

Vídeo

Learn Spanish: Numbers from 0 to 100 (Tu escuela de español, YouTube)

Now go to the following link to hear the numbers pronounced and practice your own pronunciation. You are not required to make the recording of yourself saying the numbers. That part is optional. Be sure to read about the number one (uno) and making it masculine or feminine.

#### Actividades de conversación

##### Actividad 1:  Números 0 a 30.

You teach mathematics in an elementary school. Some new students from Puerto Rico, Mexico and El Salvador do not speak English but they have been placed in your class because numbers are universal. Even so, the students are struggling. You will work in pairs. One of you plays the part of the teacher and the other is the Spanish speaking student.

(+ is más, - is menos, = son/es)

• Modelo: 3 + 4 = ?        1 + 0 = ?
• Maestro: ¿Qué son tres más cuatro?
• Estudiante: Son siete.
• Maestro: Ahora tú me preguntas a mí.
• Estudiante: ¿Qué es uno más cero?
• Maestro: Es uno.
1. 2 + 6 = ?            7 + 4 = ?
2. 5 + 8 = ?            0 + 12 = ?
3. 9 + 13 = ?         14 + 6 = ?
4. 15 - 5 = ?          16 - 7 = ?
5. 29 - 9 = ?          30 - 12 = ?
6. 10 + 11 = ?        17 + 2 = ?
##### Actividad 2:

Children start to learn their numbers by counting. At first, they count by ones (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.), then they count by tens (10, 20, 30, 40, 50, etc.). Practice with your partner by counting aloud. Take turns.

1. Count by tens from 0 to 100:  0, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100
2. Count by fives from 0 to 100: 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, etc.
3. Count by threes from 0 to 48: 0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48.
##### Actividad 3:

Spanish speakers often pair the numbers when they give their telephone number. Ask your partner their telephone number, listen to the answer and check it. Then switch roles.

• Ejemplo: ¿Cuál es tu número de teléfono?
• (3-34-59-67) Es el tres, treinta y cuatro, cincuenta y nueve, sesenta y siete.
• (3-28-02-12) Es el tres, veinte y ocho, cero dos, doce.
1. 4-32-15-63
2. 6-44-78-80
3. 1-25-96-10
4. 5-13-49-57
##### Actividad 4:

When anyone reads history, they must read years aloud.  Take turns reading the following years aloud.

Note: Use the y only between the tens and the ones place, if needed.

• 2022 - dos mil veintidós (veinte y dos)
• 1565 - mil quinientos sesenta y cinco
• 1001 - mil uno (Do not use y if the number in the tens or the ones place is zero.)
1. 1832
2. 505
3. 1776
4. 1620
5. 1898
6. 1950
##### Desafío:

Write the following number in Spanish words.

• Modelo: 56.734.978
• cincuenta y seis millones setecientos treinta y cuatro mil novecientos setenta y ocho
• 524.983.741
• ¿?