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NP = Noun Phrase. THE LAST PART OF THE COURSE. NP – other exercises. CLASSES OF NOUNS AND DETERMINERS. pieces / bits. 3. Insert the appropriate nouns in the partitive constructions: I’ve just heard several useful __________ of information. Chopin wrote some wonderful __________ of music.

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np noun phrase

NP = Noun Phrase

THE LAST PART OF THE COURSE

np other exercises

NP – other exercises

CLASSES OF NOUNS AND DETERMINERS

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pieces / bits

3. Insert the appropriate nouns in the partitive constructions:

  • I’ve just heard several useful __________ of information.
  • Chopin wrote some wonderful __________ of music.
  • I take two __________ of sugar in my coffee.
  • Can you see the bug on that __________ of grass.
  • You have to climb two __________ of stairs to reach the attic.
  • And finally add a __________ of salt and a __________ of soya sauce.
  • We need to buy a __________ of bread, a __________ of jam, a __________ of milk, a __________ of toothpaste and two __________ of soap.

pieces

cubes / teaspoons / teaspoonfuls

blade

flights

teaspoonful / cup

pinch / teaspoon

loaf

jar / can

bottle / carton

tube

bars

5 use the appropriate determiner depending on the type of the noun and the meaning
5. Use the appropriate determiner, depending on the type of the noun and the meaning.

the/a

  • Could you pass me _____________ glass?
  • This table is made of _____________ glass.
  • _____________ beer makes you fat.
  • There’s _____________ chicken in the garden.
  • Do you want _____________ chicken of beef for dinner.
  • He has _____________ excellent knowledge of German.
  • Could you give me _____________ advice, please?

/

/

a

/

an

a piece of

exercise 5 continued
Exercise 5 - continued

an

h) Sightseeing in London is quite _____________ experience, but not with this tour guide who lacks _____________ experience.

i) I bought _____________ special cheese made from goat’s milk.

j) _____________ child can see that. It’s elementary.

k) Don’t underestimate him. He’s _____________ fool.

l) _____________ days you win and _____________ days you lose.

/

a

A/ any

no / nobody’s

Some

some

6 fill in the gaps using appropriate quantifiers
6. Fill in the gaps using appropriate quantifiers.

enough/much

  • Hurry up! We don’t have_____________ time.
  • I put _____________ salt in the soup. Perhaps too _____________ .
  • There’s a shortage of water because there’s been _____________ rain recently.
  • We can make omelets for breakfast, we’ve got _____________________________ eggs.
  • Come and sit at our table. There’s ______________ room.
  • The cinema was almost empty. There were _____________ people there.

a lot of/ little

much/little

no/little

a few/ enough/ many/ a lot of

enough/a lot of

few

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GENERIC

1: specific indefinite

2: specific indefinite

GENERIC

GENERIC

specific indefinite

specific definite

GENERIC

GENERIC

specific definite

GENERIC

specific definite

GENERIC

specific definite

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a

the

the

The

a

/

the

/

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the

/

/

a

/

the

/

the / a

/ or the

the

/ or the

/

the

the

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/

the

the

a

a

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a

/

an

/

the

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the / a

the

the

an

the

the

a

the

A

a

the

the

the

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the

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the

the

the

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11. Choose the correct (singular or plural) form:

  • The shorts you bought doesn’t / don’t fit me.
  • The police wants / want to interview Fred about the robbery.
  • England has / have lost all their matches this season.
  • Can I borrow your scissors? Mine isn’t / aren’t sharp enough.
  • Gymnastics is / are my favorite sport.
  • Fortunately, the news wasn’t / weren’t as bad as we expected.
  • A bicycle is a / some means of transport.
  • You old folk doesn’t / don’t know anything about us.
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11. Choose the correct (singular or plural) form:

  • Mumps is / are an unpleasant ailment.
  • Ours is / are a great people.
  • How much / many cattle was / were grazing on the hillside?
  • The archives of this company are / is kept in the basement.
  • The audience was / were applauding.
  • The outskirts of the town are / is dull
  • Bad news don’t / doesn’t make people happy.
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ARE

HAVE/HAS

ARE

IS

WERE

ARE

IS

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is

is

show

are

own

are

is

are

spend

are

favor

are

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OASES

VIDEOS

WOMEN DOCTORS

STILL-LIFES

MEMORANDUMS

MEMORANDA

PLAICE

GRANTS-IN-AID

BELIEFS

CHASSIS

TABLEAUS

TABLEAUX

SCARFS / SCARVES

HOOFS

HOOVES

CACTUSES/ CACTI

APPENDIXES/ APPENDICES

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Crises can occur in best regulated families.

I bought beautiful silk scarfs/scarves and linen handkerchiefs/handkerchieves.

I need hundreds of pins.

I met some Swiss staying at the Ritz hotels.

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I can see salmon in the water.

My brothers want stories about spacecraft.

Those bacteria cause diseases.

Other criteria are needed in analyzing these phenomena.

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Many peoples live on this island.

We had such great weather on our holiday.

There is heavy traffic on the road to Belgrade.

Each piece of our luggage / each bag was …

I need accommodation. Do you know…

gender
GENDER

Ex. 18 and Ex. 19

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ram

lioness

nun

widower

heroine

bachelorette / spinster

stallion

usherette

tomcat

(bride)groom

duchess

goose

saleswoman

he-goat

Sir

heiress

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WHO

HE / SHE

HIM

WHICH

ITS

WHO

THEIR

WHO

THEIR

WHICH

ITS

WHO

THEIR

THEY

THEIR

pronouns
PRONOUNS

Ex. 25 and Ex. 26

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YOUR/ONE’S

YOU/ONE

ONE’S

ONESELF

THEM

THEY

SHE

ONESELF

THEY

WHICH /THAT

HER

HERSELF

ITS

MYSELF

ONE / SOME

HERSELF

EACH

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ANY

THEMSELVES

MYSELF

IT

NOBODY

ANYTHING

THEMSELVES

HERSELF

EACH OTHER

ITSELF

YOU

ANYBODY

THEY

ONE, TWO, …

ANOTHER ; MANY/MORE ; TWO/…/ELEVEN

WHAT

WE

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which/that/ø

whom

wh0/whom

wh0/whom

which

which

which

who

who/whom

when/that/ø

which/that/ø

who/that

what/that/ø

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THE END

(of the presentation, class and course)