THE EXPRESSION OF QUANTITY THERE IS – THERE ARE SOME vs. ANY
AFFIRMATIVE FORM THERE IS + SINGULAR NOUN There is a  boy THERE ARE + PLURAL NOUN There are three  boys There is  + a / an...
There is  a  pencil There is  some  milk <ul><li>EXAMPLES OF UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS </li></ul><ul><li>Materials:  wood, iron, g...
<ul><li>There are +  some  + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There are   some   books </li></ul><ul><li>Also, </li></ul><ul>...
NEGATIVE FORM THERE IS NOT   THERE ISN’T + SINGULAR NOUN THERE ARE NOT THERE AREN’T + PLURAL NOUN There isn’t  a  boy Ther...
There isn’t + a / an  + countable singular noun any  + uncountable noun much  + uncountable noun There isn’t  a  pencil Th...
<ul><li>There aren’t +  any  + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t   any  books </li></ul><ul><li>Also, </li></ul><...
INTERROGATIVE FORM IS THERE  +  SINGULAR NOUN  ... + ?   Is there a girl? ARE THERE  +  PLURAL NOUN  ... + ?   Are there t...
Is there  + a / an  + countable singular noun any  + uncountable noun much  + uncountable noun Is there  a  banana ? Is th...
<ul><li>Are there +  any  + plural noun ... ? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there  any   students  in class? </li></ul><ul><li>Als...
HOW MUCH / HOW MANY? ¿CUÁNTO-A ...?  /  ¿CUÁNTOS-AS ...? <ul><li>HOW MUCH  +  UNCOUNTABLE  NOUN  ...... ? </li></ul><ul><l...
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The Expression Of Quantity

  1. 1. THE EXPRESSION OF QUANTITY THERE IS – THERE ARE SOME vs. ANY
  2. 2. AFFIRMATIVE FORM THERE IS + SINGULAR NOUN There is a boy THERE ARE + PLURAL NOUN There are three boys There is + a / an + countable noun some + uncountable noun There is a car There is some water
  3. 3. There is a pencil There is some milk <ul><li>EXAMPLES OF UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS </li></ul><ul><li>Materials: wood, iron, glass, paper ... </li></ul><ul><li>Fluids: water, petrol, milk, coffee ... </li></ul><ul><li>Food: butter, bread, cake, sugar, rice ... </li></ul><ul><li>Abstractions: time, beauty, hope, faith .... </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There are + some + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There are some books </li></ul><ul><li>Also, </li></ul><ul><li>There are + cardinal number + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There are four books </li></ul><ul><li>There are + many + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There are many books </li></ul>
  5. 5. NEGATIVE FORM THERE IS NOT THERE ISN’T + SINGULAR NOUN THERE ARE NOT THERE AREN’T + PLURAL NOUN There isn’t a boy There aren’t two boys
  6. 6. There isn’t + a / an + countable singular noun any + uncountable noun much + uncountable noun There isn’t a pencil There isn’t any milk There isn’t much money
  7. 7. <ul><li>There aren’t + any + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t any books </li></ul><ul><li>Also, </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t + cardinal number + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t four books </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t + many + plural noun </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t many books </li></ul>
  8. 8. INTERROGATIVE FORM IS THERE + SINGULAR NOUN ... + ? Is there a girl? ARE THERE + PLURAL NOUN ... + ? Are there two boys? Short answers Yes, there is Yes, there are No, there isn’t No, there aren’t Yes, there is No, there aren’t
  9. 9. Is there + a / an + countable singular noun any + uncountable noun much + uncountable noun Is there a banana ? Is there any food on the dish? Is there much money? ... ? Yes, there is Yes, there is No, there isn’t
  10. 10. <ul><li>Are there + any + plural noun ... ? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any students in class? </li></ul><ul><li>Also, </li></ul><ul><li>Are there + cardinal number + plural noun ... ? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there five students in class? </li></ul><ul><li>No, there aren’t </li></ul><ul><li>Are there + many + plural noun ... ? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there many students in class? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, there are </li></ul>
  11. 11. HOW MUCH / HOW MANY? ¿CUÁNTO-A ...? / ¿CUÁNTOS-AS ...? <ul><li>HOW MUCH + UNCOUNTABLE NOUN ...... ? </li></ul><ul><li>How much money have you got? </li></ul><ul><li>HOW MANY + COUNTABLE PLURAL NOUN ...? </li></ul><ul><li>How many students are there at school? </li></ul>
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