Quantifiers All/every, etc.
All, every, most <ul><li>All plants need water. </li></ul><ul><li>All+a plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>All sugar is sweet. ...
All, every , most <ul><li>All (of) the children in this class look happy. </li></ul><ul><li>All of you have got a big car....
All, every, most <ul><li>Most people love enjoying in their free time./Most pop music is fantastic. </li></ul><ul><li>Most...
All, every, most <ul><li>Every cup has got a picture . </li></ul><ul><li>I am free every Sunday. </li></ul><ul><li>We use ...
All, every , most <ul><li>Every & Each. </li></ul><ul><li>We want every child to succeed. </li></ul><ul><li>We are stressi...
Zero quantities <ul><li>Not....any  is the most common way to talk about zero quantities. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: There  isn...
Both, neither, either <ul><li>Both  Sarah  and  Joe are short.  Neither  Sarah  nor  Joe play basketball. Sarah wanted to ...
Both, neither, either <ul><li>Is he British or American?  Neither.  He’s Australian. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want tea or ...
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  1. 1. Quantifiers All/every, etc.
  2. 2. All, every, most <ul><li>All plants need water. </li></ul><ul><li>All+a plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>All sugar is sweet. </li></ul><ul><li>All+an uncountable noun. </li></ul><ul><li>All has arrived.  WRONG </li></ul><ul><li>All can’t be used without a noun. </li></ul><ul><li>Everybody has arrived  RIGHT </li></ul>All + plural or uncountable noun  in general
  3. 3. All, every , most <ul><li>All (of) the children in this class look happy. </li></ul><ul><li>All of you have got a big car. </li></ul><ul><li>All I’ve eaten today is a sandwich </li></ul><ul><li>All = the only thing I’ve eaten today. </li></ul>All (of) the + plural or uncountable noun  specific All of + object pronoun.
  4. 4. All, every, most <ul><li>Most people love enjoying in their free time./Most pop music is fantastic. </li></ul><ul><li>Most = general </li></ul><ul><li>Most is a determiner. It can be used with a noun alone, or a noun with an adjective. It cannot be used directly together with another determiner (the, my, these…) </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the people in this class love enjoying their free time. // Most of your books are interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of= specific </li></ul><ul><li>Together with of , it can be used before another determiner or another pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of you love enjoying in your free time. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of + object pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of people / the most people /most my friends  WRONG!!! </li></ul>
  5. 5. All, every, most <ul><li>Every cup has got a picture . </li></ul><ul><li>I am free every Sunday. </li></ul><ul><li>We use every to say how often sth happens. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg. Every day/every week/every ten minutes . </li></ul><ul><li>She was here every day (she didn’t miss a day) </li></ul><ul><li>She was here all day. (the whole of the day) </li></ul>Every+ singular countable noun
  6. 6. All, every , most <ul><li>Every & Each. </li></ul><ul><li>We want every child to succeed. </li></ul><ul><li>We are stressing the idea of a whole group. (between all and each) To talk about three or more, never two. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child will find his own personal road to success. </li></ul><ul><li>Each separates, we think of the people doing things separately, differently.To talk about two, or more. </li></ul><ul><li>Each sex has its own physical and psychological characteristics. ( NOT EVERY) </li></ul><ul><li>Every professional violinist practises for several hours a day. </li></ul><ul><li>Each violinist has his own way of playing the Beethoven concerto. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Zero quantities <ul><li>Not....any is the most common way to talk about zero quantities. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: There isn’t any milk in the fridge. </li></ul><ul><li>We can also use no+noun with an affirmative verb. A common way to use it is with there is and have . </li></ul><ul><li>Eg:There is no cheese in the fridge. </li></ul><ul><li> I have no money. </li></ul><ul><li>None is a pronoun so is used on its own (usually in short answers). </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: Is there any milk? None . </li></ul><ul><li>None of + pronoun </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: None of us are hungry. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Both, neither, either <ul><li>Both Sarah and Joe are short. Neither Sarah nor Joe play basketball. Sarah wanted to play either tennis or football. In the end she played both sports. </li></ul><ul><li>Both= A and B </li></ul><ul><li>Either= A or B </li></ul><ul><li>Neither= not A not B. </li></ul><ul><li>Both: plural verb // Neither: singular/ plural </li></ul><ul><li>We are talking about two things. </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah and Joe both played tennis. </li></ul><ul><li>When both refers to the subject of a clause it can also be used before a main verb. </li></ul><ul><li>Neither of them saw the car. </li></ul><ul><li>Neither/both/ either + of + object pronoun. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Both, neither, either <ul><li>Is he British or American? Neither. He’s Australian. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want tea or coffee? Either . I don’t mind. </li></ul><ul><li>I couldn’t decide which one to choose. I liked both. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also use both/neither/either alone. </li></ul>

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