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A Lotof Much Many A Little A Few

  1. 1. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY Is there much ham on the plate? No, there isn’t much . There are only three slices.
  2. 2. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY Has she got many friends? Yes, she’s got a lot of friends.
  3. 3. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY Are there many people in the swimming pool? No, there aren’t many . There are only two.
  4. 4. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY <ul><li>We use a lot of/lots of with plural countable nouns </li></ul>(books, cars, etc.) and uncountable nouns (e.g. sugar, milk, etc.) in positive statements. She’s got lots of / a lot of books. There’s a lot of milk in the fridge. Note: We omit of when a lot is not followed by a noun. Are there many people in the room? Yes, there are a lot .
  5. 5. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY <ul><li>We normally use much with uncountable nouns in </li></ul>questions and negations. How much money have you got? There isn’t much sugar in the bowl.
  6. 6. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY <ul><li>We normally use many with plural countable nouns </li></ul>in questions and negations. Are there many books on the shelf? There aren’t many books on the shelf.
  7. 7. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY <ul><li>In questions we use how much to ask about the </li></ul>amount of something and how many to ask about the number of things. How much + uncountable noun How many + countable noun How much sugar do we need? A kilo. (we want to know the amount) How many boys are there in your class? Twenty. (we want to know the number)
  8. 8. A LOT OF - MUCH - MANY much (how) much a lot of Uncountable nouns many (how) many a lot (of) lots of Countable nouns Negative Question Affirmative
  9. 9. A: How many apples have you got? B: Not many . Ask and answer
  10. 10. COUNTABLES - UNCOUNTABLES A: How many apples have you got? B: A lot
  11. 11. A: How much cheese have you got? B: Not much . Ask and answer
  12. 12. A: How much cheese have you got? B: A lot . Ask and answer
  13. 13. A: How B: A lot. many eggs have you got? Ask and answer
  14. 14. A: B: How many sandwiches have you got? Not many. Ask and answer
  15. 15. A: B: How much steak have you got? A lot . Ask and answer
  16. 16. A: How much flour have you got? B: A lot . Ask and answer
  17. 17. COUNTABLES - UNCOUNTABLES A: How many carrots have you got? B: Not many.
  18. 18. A: How much butter have you got? B: Not much . Ask and answer
  19. 19. A: How many biscuits have you got? B: Not many . Ask and answer
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  30. 30. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW Carol has got a little flour. She can make a cake.
  31. 31. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW Jill has got (very) little flour. She can’t make a cake.
  32. 32. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW Carol has got a few strawberries. She can make some jam.
  33. 33. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW Jill has got (very) few strawberries. She can’t make any jam.
  34. 34. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW <ul><li>We use a little/little with uncountable nouns (water, </li></ul>money, rice, etc. A little means “not much but enough”. I’ve got a little money. I can buy some bread. Little means ”hardly any, almost nothing” and can go with very for emphasis. They’ve got (very) little money. They can’t buy any bread.
  35. 35. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW <ul><li>We use a few/few with plural countable nouns </li></ul>(tomatoes, books, cups, etc.). A few means “not many but enough”. There are a few tomatoes. We can make a salad. Few means “hardly any, almost none” and can go with very for emphasis. There are (very) few people in the cinema. It is almost empty.
  36. 36. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There is a lot of honey in the jar.
  37. 37. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There is a little tuna in the tin.
  38. 38. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There are a few biscuits in the packet.
  39. 39. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There is a lot of Coke in the glass.
  40. 40. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There is a lot of mayonnaise in the jar.
  41. 41. (A) LITTLE - (A) FEW There are a few potatoes in the bag.

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