Try doing your math in English!
Say the numbers aloud in English, try to think in English!
Here are some ways to "speak" math! 
NUMBERS 
WORDS 
9+8=17 
Nine plus eight equals seventeen. Eight added to nine is seventeen. 
53=2 
Five minus three equals two. Three subtracted from five is two. 
6*10=60 
Six times ten equals sixty. Ten multiplied by six is sixty. 
4/1=4 
Four divided by one equals four. One divided into four is four. 
