Lesson 8d, Exercise 3:
Date Format 7/5/55 for "July 5th, 1955" is North American only.
Kenny's birthdate is 7/5/55.
In the USA: 7/5/55 = July 5th, 1955.
In MOST other countries: 7/5/55 = May 7th, 1955.
In China, Kenny's birthdate is = 1955/07/05.
Watch the video again. Listen to Kenny again. Listen to the teacher.
Interviewer: When's your birthday?
Kenny: 7 - 5 - 55 (seven, five, fifty-five).
Kenny is American. Kenny's birthdate is July 5th, 1955 (7/5/55).
In the USA,
1 - the first number is the month.
2 - The second number is the day, and
3 - the third number is the last two digits of the year.
In England, 7/5/55 = May 7th, 1955!
In the UK,
1 - the first number is the day.
2 - The second number is the month,
3 - and the last number is the last two digits of the year.