## Presentation on theme: "Adjectives of Quantity"— Presentation transcript:

Primary 5

1. a lot of , plenty of , many , much 2. few , a few 3. little , a little 4. some They show the quantity of a certain thing.

1. a lot of , plenty of , many , much
—mean a large quantity 2. a few , a little —mean a small quantity

1. many , a few —go before countable nouns 2. a little
—goes before uncountable nouns

3. much —goes before uncountable nouns —mainly in negative sentences and questions, or after ‘as , how , so , too’

4. a lot of , plenty of , some —go before both countable and uncountable nouns

many: countable noun There are many sweets.

a few: There are a few books. countable noun

much: You’ve given me too much food. I haven’t got much money.
uncountable noun You’ve given me too much food. uncountable noun I haven’t got much money.

a little: uncountable noun There is a little juice.

a lot of: countable noun There are a lot of buildings.

a lot of: uncountable noun There is a lot of cheese.

some: uncountable noun There is some sugar. There are some sweets.

Fill in the blanks with the correct words.
( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much ) 1. We should drink ______________ water. a lot of 2. We should eat __________ fried food. a little

( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much )
3. Don’t put too __________sugar in the coffee. much 4. There are only __________ people in the cinema because the film is not very interesting. a few

( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much )
5. There are too __________ cars so the air is not very good for our health. many