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QUANTIFIERS. How to “ count ” in English…. COUNTABLE NOUNS. Have singular & plural (car / cars) You can count them (a car/ three cars / some cars). UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS. Only have singular ( sugar ) You can’t count them ( 3 sugars )

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quantifiers

QUANTIFIERS

Howto “count” in English…

countable nouns
COUNTABLE NOUNS
  • Have singular & plural (car / cars)
  • You can countthem (a car/ three cars / some cars)
uncountable nouns
UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS
  • Onlyhave singular (sugar)
  • Youcan’tcountthem (3 sugars)
  • We needquantifierstocountthem ( a bit of sugar, twospoonsof sugar)
countable or uncountable
COUNTABLE OR UNCOUNTABLE?
  • Somenouns can be dual (bothcountable and uncountable:
  • -Chocolate uncountable(give me a bar of chocolate / I needsome chocolate)
  • -Chocolate countable: (I had5 chocolates)
countable or uncountable1
COUNTABLE OR UNCOUNTABLE?
  • Chickenuncountable: (I´dlikesomepiecesof chicken)
  • Chickencountable: (theyhad6 chickensin theirfarm)
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MANY
  • With plural countablenouns.
  • I havemanybooks.
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MUCH
  • Withuncountablenouns.
  • I don’thavemuchtime ormoneybutI’mhappy.
a lot of
A LOT OF
  • Withcountableoruncountablenouns.
  • I havea lot of books.
  • I don’thavea lot of time ormoney.
a little
(A) LITTLE
  • Withuncountablenouns.
  • He has (a) littlemoney.
a few
(A) FEW
  • Withcountablenouns.
  • I have (a) fewfriends.
a lot of vs a lot
A lot of vs. a lot.
  • Alot of + NOUN. (A lot of people).
  • VERB + a lot. (I sleepa lot. ) ( I sleep a lotof).
too too many too much
TOO, TOO MANY, TOO MUCH.
  • I’mstressed. I havetoomuchwork.
  • Mydietisreallyunhealthy. I eattoomanypizzas.
  • I don’twanttogoout. I’mtootired.
  • TOO: “more thanisgood”.

Toomuch + uncountablenoun (coffee, time) orafter a verb. (I smoketoomuch)

Toomany + countablenoun (people, cars).

Too + adjective (NOT I’mtoomuchtired).

enough
ENOUGH
  • Do youeatenough vegetables?
  • Shedoesn’tsleepenough.
  • Myfridgeisn’tbigenough.
  • Enough: “allthatisnecessary”

Enough + noun

Verb + enough

Adjective / adverb + enough

too too much too many or enough
TOO, TOO MUCH, TOO MANY or ENOUGH?
  • I’mnotveryfit. Idon’t do _______ exercise.
  • Ican’twalktoschool. It’s _______ far.
  • There are ________ cars ontheroadstoday.
  • Ispend _____ time onthecomputer–itgives me headaches.
  • Idon’tsleep __________ - only 5 or 6 hours, but i reallyneed 8.
  • Iwas _______ illtogotoworkyesterday.
  • Therewere ________ people at theparty, so itwasimpossibleto dance.
  • Ialwayshave ________ work and not ____________ free time.

ENOUGH

TOO

TOO MANY

TOO MUCH

ENOUGH

TOO

TOO MANY

TOO MUCH

ENOUGH

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