QUANTIFIERS

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QUANTIFIERS: ANY, FEW, SOME, TOO, ENOUGH

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QUANTIFIERS

  1. 1. Countable &Uncountable nouns REVIEW
  2. 2. Countable nounse.g. I eat a banana every day. I like bananas.“Banana” is a countable noun.We can add ‘s’ to a countable noun: „Bananas”
  3. 3. Countable nouns A countable noun can be1. singular (banana) or2. plural (bananas) Countable nouns are things we can count.  We can say ‘one banana’ ,‘two bananas’ etc.
  4. 4. Countable nouns Examples of countable nounssingular plural apple apples pineapple pineapples cucumber cucumbers strawberry strawberries grape grapes
  5. 5. Countable nounsWe add -es to most nouns in -o:tomato tomatoespotato potatoesBut we just add -s to:radio radiosphoto photos
  6. 6. Uncountable nounse.g. I eat a bowl of rice everyday. I drink a bottle of milk per week. She buys a packet of tea in the market. He has a cup of coffee for breakfast.Rice is an uncountable noun.
  7. 7. Uncountable nouns An uncountable noun has only one form. (rice)•Uncountable nouns are things we can’tcount: liquids (water) food (bread)Materials (iron) Ideas (anger).•We can’t put add ‘s’ to an uncountablenoun. To refer to quantity we usemeasuring units: a kilo, a litre, a gram...
  8. 8. Uncountable nouns Examples of uncountable nouns:  salad dressing  paper  ham  aluminium milk
  9. 9. There is/ There are some Study the following table: is meat in the fridge. cheeseThere some are rulers on the desk. pencils
  10. 10. There isn’t/There aren’t any Study the following table: isn’t milk in the shop. coffeeThere any aren’t dishes under the bed. watches
  11. 11. I. Put the correct form of thegiven words into the spaces.1.John is eating some __________(potato).2.Is there any ___________ (water) in the jar?3.Mother says, ‘Gogo, please give me some __________ (jam).’4.There are some _________ (fish) in the river.5.There aren’t any ______________(tomato) on the table.
  12. 12. II. Put the correct answer into thespaces with “some” or “any”.1.There is not ________sugar in the coffee.2.There are ___________ stars in the sky.3.There aren’t ________ roses on the table.4.Father says, ‘Please give me ________ oil.’5.Is there ________ orange juice?6.There is ________ paper on the desk.
  13. 13. Quantifiers: Uncountable nouns Some, any, a lot of = countable/uncountableThere are a lot of cars in Manchester.There is a lot of pollution in the capital. Many and (a) few = countableAre there many books in that library?Not really, just few ones /Yeah, there are a few  Much and (a) little = uncountableIs there much honey in that jar?No, actually there isn´t much / Yes, there is a little 
  14. 14. Complete the followingsentences in your notebooks Much/Many1.I don´t have …..............free time these days.2.There aren´t …..............good restaurants in this part of town.3.How ….................kilos of rice do you eat a day?4.Do you eat............Indian food?5.Did your Ipad cost …............?6.How …...............red meet do you eat every week?7.How....................sugar do you add to your coffee?8.I don´t drink..................coffee, it has cafeine.
  15. 15. Complete the followingsentences in your notebooks Few /little/a lot of1.She eats ….......meat but very....... salads.2.I´ve got........CDs but very …...space.3.He does very........housework and watches …...........TV.4.I´ve got …......time and ….....things to do.5.We recycle.....rubbish and use very …...water.
  16. 16. Measuring units. Complete orallyand write it down in your NB:1. A bar of... 2.A bottle of...3.A bowl of... 4.A can of...5.A carton of... 6.A cup of...7.A gram of... 8.A jar of...9.A packet of... 10.A piece of...11.A loaf of... 12.A kilo of...
  17. 17. Have a look at the followingpitcture and write.1. How many bottles of beer can you see?2. How many balloons are there on the table?3. How many plastic glasses are there?4. Is there much food?5. Is there much orange juice?6. Are there many people?7. Are there many elderly people?

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