Fractions and calculations in English

Sometimes its the tiny things that are the most difficult. I often have students at a very high level  of English who are not sure of the names of office equipment. Last week this interesting topic came up for the first time in many years.

  • bråk – fraction
  • bråkdel – fraction
  • täljaren – numerator
  • nämnaren – denominator
  • to multiply by
  • to divide by
  • To add to
  • to subtract from
  • promille – per mille, parts per thousand

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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