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Uses and examples of So/Such and Too / Enough. (Unit 6)

Too / Enough and So / Such

  1. 1. So / Such
  2. 2. MEANING: <ul><li>To emphasise the great extent or high degree of what you’re talking about. </li></ul>
  3. 3. He is SO gorgeous ( so + adjective ) William Levy acts SO well / wonderful ly ( so + adverb )
  4. 4. He has acted in SO many soap operas . ( so + quantifiers: Many, much, few, little + noun ) He’s acted in SO few movies.
  5. 5. She is SUCH a beautifu l actress  SINGULAR ( such + adjective + noun ) Boys loved watching transformers with SUCH a talented young actress  SINGULAR ( such + adjective + noun )
  6. 6. Megan Fox’s movies get SUCH many great reviews and SUCH much great success. ( such + many / much + adjective + noun ) Her movies get SUCH great reviews and SUCH great success.
  7. 7. More examples… <ul><li>I wish he wouldn’t drive so fast . </li></ul><ul><li>I’m lucky to work with such interesting people . </li></ul><ul><li>We had such a lovely time at your party </li></ul>
  8. 8. So / Such vs. Very
  9. 9. Kirsten Stewart is a very bad actress. New info  Very I’m sorry twilight had SUCH a bad actress. ( such + adjective / adverb + noun ) Already known  such / so Kirsten acted SO badly in Twilight. ( so + adjective/ adverb ) Already known  such / so
  10. 10. More examples… <ul><li>I’ve got a very bad headache (new info) </li></ul><ul><li>I can see you’ve got such a bad headache (an already known headache) </li></ul>
  11. 12. She is too crazy . ( too + adjective / adverb ) (I cannot believe how crazy she is. My common sense doesn’t give for it.) She lost her popularity too quickly. ( too + adjective / adverb ) (It happened much sooner than expected)
  12. 13. Too many people went to The Killer’s concert in Mty ( too much / too many + noun ) (Arena Mty was at its highest capacity)
  13. 14. There was too much emotion from the audience during the concert. ( too much / too many + noun ) (The event was more than full of emotion, people were really excited)
  14. 15. TOO ≠ VERY <ul><li>Too means more than necessary, wanted or expected. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The exam is too difficult (I cannot finish it. My ability doesn’t give for it) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t eat too quickly (probably you can eat at that speed but you will be sick ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too many people wanted tickets (the event was overbooked ) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. The twilight saga is interesting enough. ( adjective / adverb + enough ) (The twilight books are so interesting that too many people want to read them all, they don’t need to be better.) The Twilight saga is creatively enough ( adjective / adverb + enough ) (It’s really creative, it doesn’t need to be more creative)
  16. 17. There are enough Twilight books. ( enough + noun) NO There are Twilight books enough X (There shouldn’t be more books. It’s just the right amount of books for such story)
  17. 18. Robert Pattinson is handsome enough to play Edward’s role. ( adjective / adverb + enough ) (He doesn’t need to be more handsome, he is perfect for it) Robert got enough fame thanks to Twilight. ( enough + noun ) (he got as much fame as he wanted)
  18. 19. Robert and Kirsten don’t act well enough . ( adjective / adverb + enough ) (they could put more emotion and effort into their characters) They got enough money for acting in this movie. ( enough + noun )
  19. 20. ENOUGH = RIGHT AS MUCH AS NECESSARY <ul><li>Have you got enough money ? (Is the money you’ve got the necessary to dowhat you are up to?) </li></ul><ul><li>She’s old enough to make her own decisions! (Because of her age and judgement, it is up to her to decide) </li></ul><ul><li>You’re not speaking slowly enough (you are speaking so quickly that it is impossible to understand) </li></ul>
  20. 21. TOO / ENOUGH + INFINITIVE <ul><li>It’s too cold for me to go out today </li></ul><ul><li>This food is too spicy for me to eat </li></ul><ul><li>She’s old enough to work and help you at home. </li></ul>
  21. 22. FORMS (TOO / ENOUGH) <ul><li>Too + adjective/adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Too much / Too many + noun </li></ul><ul><li>adjectives/adverbs + Enough </li></ul><ul><li>Enough + nouns </li></ul>

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