3 Countable nouns singular A an Negative Interrogative QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativesingularAanThere’s a banana on the table.- There’s an apple in the fridge- I don’t have a banana.- I don’t have an appleIs there a banana onthe table ?- Is there an apple inthe fridge ?
4 Countable nouns Plural × We use any QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativePlural-Some- Any(We don't know how many)There are some vegetables on the table.×We use any- There aren’t any vegetables on the table- Are there any vegetables in the frige ?
5 Countable nouns Plural Negative Interrogative Many (a large number) QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativePluralMany(a large number)Many Chinese plates are good.N.B. (only at the beginning of the sentence .If not, we use a lot of /lots of /plenty of).- There aren’t many carrots in the fridgeDo we need many carrots ?
6 There are a few oranges on the table. QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativePlurala few(not many, a small number)There are a few oranges on the table.x
7 There are a lot of / lots of tomatoes in the fridge. QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativePlurala lot of / lots ofThere are a lot of / lots of tomatoes in the fridge.There aren’t a lot of / lots of tomatoes in the fridge.Are there a lot of/ lots of tomatoes in the fridge ?
8 There are plenty of figs on the tree. QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativePluralplenty ofThere are plenty of figs on the tree.x
10 Countable nouns SINGULAR SOME ANY I drink some coffee for breakfast × QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativeSINGULARSOMEANYI drink some coffee for breakfast×I don’t drink any coffee for breakfastDo you drink any coffee for breakfast ?
11 Countable nouns Much SINGULAR Negative Interrogative QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativeSINGULARMuch(a big quantity)Much of the Moroccan food is good.N.B. (only at the beginning of the sentence .If not, we usea lot of/lots of/plenty of).- We don’t have much cheese at home-Do you have much cheese at home ?
12 I need a little butter to prepare the cake. QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativeSINGULARa little(a small quantity)I need a little butter to prepare the cake.XWE USE MUCH
13 I eat a lot of / lots of chocolate. QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativeSINGULARa lot of/lots ofI eat a lot of / lots of chocolate.I don’t eat a lot of / lots of sugarX
14 Countable nouns plenty of I need plenty of cheese SINGULAR X Negative QuantifiersCountable nounsAffirmativeNegativeInterrogativeSINGULARplenty ofI need plenty of cheeseX
15 PRACTICE Read the differences of these English cities Canterbury Billingham% unemployment % %% families with two cars % %% empty shops % %Number of tourists millonUse the words in the box to complete the questions and answersA lot a lot of a few much many very few not muchHow unemployment is there in Billingham ? There’sIs there in Canterbury ? No,How families with two cars are there in Canterbury? There are quite .....Are there in Billingham? Np, there areAre there Empty shops in Billingham ? Yes,Are there In Canterbury? No there are onlyHow tourists visit Canterbury each year?How visit Billingham?
16 Decide if the following sentences are correct or incorrect Decide if the following sentences are correct or incorrect. Correct the wrong ones. Good luck!Are there some products in the market?There is a woman in the office.There aren’t any trains after 11 o’clock.We haven’t got any oranges now.There is a lot of animals in the zooIs there some water in the lake?There is some people visiting the animals.
17 8. Is there a lot of water in the river? 9. There isn’t a umbrella next to the door.10. Sue drinks much tea.11. How many students there are in the classroom?12. Is there any book on the table?13. I don’t know much people in this town14. There is a lot of oil in Kuwait.15. There are any cars on the road today