Qualifiers with Nouns
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<ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some  books  A lot  of bo...
<ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some books  A lot of book...
The following words can be used with  both countable and uncountable nouns :   <ul><li>The  –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The b...
<ul><li>Not any of –   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not any of the books Not any of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>None of t...
The following words can be used with countable nouns: <ul><li>Some  – I have  some books .  A lot of  – I have  a lot of b...
<ul><li>A couple of-  I have  a couple of books .  A few  – I have  a few books . (means some books)  Few  – I have  few b...
The following words can be used with uncountable nouns: <ul><li>Much  – I put  too much sugar  in my coffee.  A lot of  – ...
<ul><li>This  –  This sugar  is full of bugs.  Any  – I don’t have  any sugar  in the house.  A little  – I have  a little...
Both, Neither, Either Review <ul><li>We use  both ,  neither  and  either  to talk about  only two  people or things. </li...
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Fall 2010 writing class 3

  1. 1. Qualifiers with Nouns
  2. 2. <ul><li>From http://wps.ablongman.com/long_faigley_penguinhb_2/30/7853/2010481.cw/index.html </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some books A lot of books Either the man or the woman </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Determiners and qualifiers are the words that come before a noun. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some books A lot of books Either the man or the woman </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Certain words can be used with a countable noun and other words must be chosen when using an uncountable noun. A few words can be used with either countable or uncountable nouns. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The following words can be used with both countable and uncountable nouns : <ul><li>The – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The books The software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A lot of – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A lot of the books A lot of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All of the – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All of the books All of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enough – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enough of the books Enough of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lots of the – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of the books Lots of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most of the – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most of the books Most of the software </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Not any of – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not any of the books Not any of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>None of the – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>None of the books None of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of the books Some of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Not enough of the – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not enough of the books Not enough of the software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hardly any – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardly any of the books Hardly any of the software </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The following words can be used with countable nouns: <ul><li>Some – I have some books . A lot of – I have a lot of books . Any – I don’t have any books . Hardly any – I have hardly any books left after the sale. Many – I have many books . A – I have a book . Both – I have both books . Two (or any numbers) – I have two books . Several – I have several books . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>A couple of- I have a couple of books . A few – I have a few books . (means some books) Few – I have few books . (emphasizes is not having very many) These – I have these books for you to sell. A number of – I have a number of good books . Enough – I have enough books for now. Every – Every book in the collection is damaged. Each – Each book is carefully packed. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The following words can be used with uncountable nouns: <ul><li>Much – I put too much sugar in my coffee. A lot of – I have a lot of sugar . Some – I have some sugar . Hardly any – I have hardly any sugar. (no article) – I have sugar. the – I have the sugar that I brought back from the store. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>This – This sugar is full of bugs. Any – I don’t have any sugar in the house. A little – I have a little sugar left in the bottom of the bowl. Enough – I have enough sugar left for tonight’s dessert. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Both, Neither, Either Review <ul><li>We use both , neither and either to talk about only two people or things. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both is always followed by a plural verb . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neither and either can be followed by a singular or plural verb . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>both + and , neither + nor , either + or. </li></ul></ul>

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