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QUANTIFIERS

MUCH, MANY, FEW, LITTLE,


PLENTY, A LOT OF, SOME, ANY,
COUNTABLE NOUNS

SINGULAR
AND
PLURAL
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

s - There’s a - I don’t have - Is there a


banana on a banana. banana onthe
i the table. table ?
n A
g - There’s an - I don’t have - Is there an
u an apple in the
fridge
an apple apple inthe
fridge ?
l
a
r
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

P × ×
l We use We use
u -Some - There any any
r - Any are some
a vegetabl
es on the - There - Are there
l (We
aren’t any any
don't table.
know vegetables vegetables
how on the table in the frige ?
many)
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

P - Many - There aren’t - Do we need


Chinese many carrots many carrots ?
l plates are in the fridge
good.
u Many
r -N.B. (only
a at the
(a large beginning
l of the
number) sentence .If
not, we use
a lot of /lots
of /plenty
of).
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

P
l There are a
u a few few x x
r oranges on
a the table.
(not
l many, a
small
number)
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

P There are There Are there


l aren’t a a lot of/
a lot a lot of /
u lots of lot of / lots of
of /
r lots of tomatoes
lots tomatoes
a in the tomatoes in the
of
l fridge. in the fridge ?
fridge.
Quantifiers
Countable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

P There are x x
l plenty plenty of
u of figs on
r the tree.
a
l
UNCOUNTABLE
NOUNS
Quantifiers
Uncountable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative
S
I SOME I drink some × ×
N coffee for I don’t Do you
G breakfast drink any drink any
U ANY coffee for coffee for
L breakfast breakfast ?
A
R
Quantifiers
Uncountable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogative

S Much of the
I Moroccan
N
Much food is good. - We don’t -Do you have
G have much much cheese
N.B. (only at cheese at at home ?
U the beginning home
L (a big of the
A quantity) sentence .If
R not, we usea
lot of/lots
of/plenty of).
Quantifiers
Uncountable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogati
ve
S
I X X
N
a little I need a
G little butter WE USE WE USE
U (a small to prepare MUCH MUCH
L quantity) the cake.
A
R
Quantifiers
Uncountable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogati
ve
S
I
N
a lot I eat a lot of / I don’t X
G of/lots lots of eat a lot
U of chocolate. of / lots
L of sugar
A
R
Quantifiers
Uncountable nouns
Affirmative Negative Interrogati
ve
S
I X X
N
plenty I need
G of plenty of
U cheese
L
A
R
PRACTICE
Read the differences of these English cities
Canterbury Billingham
% unemployment 9% 29%
% families with two cars 17 % 2%
% empty shops 7% 31%
Number of tourists 1.2 millon 5000

Use the words in the box to complete the questions and answers
A lot a lot of a few much many very few not much
1. How .......... unemployment is there in Billingham ? There’s
..............
2. Is there ...................... in Canterbury ? No, .............
3. How ............ families with two cars are there in Canterbury? There
are quite .....
4. Are there .............. in Billingham? Np, there are ................
5. Are there ............ Empty shops in Billingham ? Yes, ...........
6. Are there .................. In Canterbury? No there are only ....................
7. How ..................... tourists visit Canterbury each year?
..........................
8. How ................... visit Billingham? ............................
Decide if the following sentences are correct or
incorrect. Correct the wrong ones. Good luck!
1) Are there some products in the
market?
2) There is a woman in the office.
3) There aren’t any trains after 11
o’clock.
4) We haven’t got any oranges now.
5) There is a lot of animals in the zoo
6) Is there some water in the lake?
7) There is some people visiting the
animals.
8. Is there a lot of water in the river?
9. There isn’t a umbrella next to the
door.
10. Sue drinks much tea.
11. How many students there are in the
classroom?
12. Is there any book on the table?
13. I don’t know much people in this
town
14. There is a lot of oil in Brazil.
15. There are any cars on the road
today
GREAT WORK!