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  1. Adverbs of quantity With count nouns & noncount nouns Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  2. With count nouns There are too many cars. There should befewercars. We need more subway lines. There aren’tenough buses With noncount nouns There is too much traffic. There should be less pollution. We need more public transportation. There isn’tenough parking. Adverbs of quantity Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  3. Count nouns • Count nouns have a plural form –usually with –s – because they are considered separate and countable things • A car, two cars Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  4. Noncount nouns • Noncount nouns do not have a plural form because they are impossible to separate and count • Traffic (not one traffic, two traffics) Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  5. Count or noncount nouns? Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  6. Count nouns: There are + too many/few, fewer Noncount nouns: There is + too much/little, less Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  7. Transportation problems • There aren’tenough / too few police officers. • There should befewercars in the city. • There isn’t enough / too little public transportation. • The government needs to build morehighways. • There should be less noise. Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  8. streetlight Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  9. traffic light Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  10. traffic jam Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  11. …more transportation problems 6. We should have more public parking garages. 7. There is too much air pollution in the city. 8. There are too many cars parked on the streets Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  12. parking garage parking garage Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  13. parking lot Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  14. Not knowing how to park… Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  15. subway Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  16. subway station Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006

  17. SUBWAY sandwiches ! Claudia de la Torre/Los Altos 2006