Quantifiers
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 16

QUANTIFIERS PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 71 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

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 )

Download Presentation

QUANTIFIERS

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


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)


A an some any

A / AN, SOME / ANY


Quantifiers

MANY

  • With plural countablenouns.

  • I havemanybooks.


Quantifiers

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


  • Login