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The sentence

Examples

with affirmative statements

I have got some friends.


Mary does some housework every day.

The noun
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You can use some in questions if you


expect a positive answer.
e.g.: Can you give me some orange
juice?

countable nouns are in plural form


uncountable nouns are in singular form

The noun
countable nouns are in plural form
uncountable nouns are in singular form

Examples
Did Larry buy any candles?
Kevin doesnt eat any cheese.

The sentence
in questions and negative
sentences
or in sentences with one of
these words: without, neither,
none, no, nor, only, difficult,
hard, never, seldom, rarely,
hardly, to deny, to refuse, to
doubt

Extra with example


You can use any in
affirmative statements
with a different meaning.
In these cases you use it
with singular nouns.
e.g.: Any student knows
the answer.

Task 1Write the

Task 2Write the

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2)
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8)
9)

1) I have never read ______ sci-fi books.


2) Nick is going to buy ______ magazines.
3) You helped both of us with ______ really great
tips.
4) Mavis went to the shops without ______ money.
5) They took ______ beautiful photos at the zoo.
6) Tim should know the answer to ______ question.
7) ______ of us had a headache yesterday.
8) Neither of the boys gave me ______ cards for
Valentines Day.
9) My sons ate ______ chips because they were
hungry.
10)
Have you visited ______ museums on your
holiday?
11) None of us had ______ good ideas.
12)
Will you need ______ help?
13)
You did your best in ______ difficult
situations.
14)
Peter refused ______ suggestions from his
neighbour.
15)
Kate has washed up ______ plates.

correct determiner (some


or any) into the sentences.

I eat _______ chocolate every day.


Can you give me _______ bread?
Is there _______ sugar at home?
I cant eat _______ pizza.
Do you want _______ more tea?
Has Paul got _______ friends?
_______ dress will do!
The orange is near _______ apples.
Is there _______ information about the
exam?
10)
Would you like to have _______ cake?
11)I cant see _______ news about the storm on
TV.
12)
Can you lend me _______ eggs, please?
13)
The reporter is interviewing _______
people.
14)
I usually buy _______ flowers for my
wife.
15)
I can read _______ book.

correct determiner (some


or any) into the sentences.

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The noun
countable nouns can be either
in plural or in singular form
uncountable nouns are in
singular form

We can negate with no not


only a noun but any other
parts of the sentence as well.
e.g.: I like this soup no more.

The sentence
Examples
I have got no friends. = I havent
got any friends.
Mary does no housework every
day. = Mary doesnt do any
housework every day.
I have no ticket

With this determiner / quantifier


becomes the sentence negative.

Task 4
Task 3

Write the correct determiner (some or any)


into the sentences.
1) Can you see _______ pieces of my puzzle?
2) _______ parking here!
3) Tina knows _______ really good receipts.
4) Jim has never met _______ of my friends.
5) Mary wrote _______ letter to Julie because
she forgot about it.
6) They can watch _______ films. Their TV is
broken.
7) I forgot to buy _______ cold cuts.
8) Daisy hasnt washed up _______ plates yet.
9) James can cook _______ soup. He cant cook.
10)
Dad has been waiting for me for _______
hours. He is a bit angry.
11)There was _______ butter on my slice of
bread. It was tasteless.
12)
Mum should do _______ ironing.
13)
There was _______ evidence of his stay
in that house. We didnt find _______thing.
14)
Charles had _______ children wash his
car.
15)
I have _______ ticket for the show. I
was lavish in spending.
Underline the correct word.

Write the correct determiner (some any or no)


into the sentences.
1) Sheila can do her homework without _______
help.
2) Charlie wasnt hungry. He had eaten _______
sandwiches.
3) I have _______ idea what to buy him. He has
got everything.
4) Can you give me _______ beans, please?
5) I never drink _______ alcohol.
6) _______ smoking!
7) Harry is going to score _______ goals on the
match.
8) There is _______ more milk in the fridge. I
cant drink a cup of coffee.
9) I think you should put on _______ weight.
10)
Do you know _______ good restaurants in
the capital?
11)Could you lend me _______ money till next
month?
12)
Brian went to the library with _______ of
his friends.
13)
Jason gets hardly _______ pocket money
when he gets a bad mark at school.
14)
Our grandpa is bald. He has _______ hair.
15)
We havent got _______ trees in our
garden.

Task 5

1) My mum always has some work / works to do.


2) There were some present / presents under the
Christmas tree.
3) Some / No of my friends travelled abroad.
4) Does / Do any news talked about the accident?
5) She pays some / any / no attention to
pronunciation. I cant understand her.
6) Theres no electricity / electricities in the mountain.
7) Is / Are any pupils absent from school?
8) Are there any / some bookshops in this village?

9) Theres any / no need to cry. We can solve the


problem.
10) Would you like to drink some / any juice?
11) Is / Are there any oil at home?
12) David would like to buy some rose / roses for his
girlfriend.
13) Some cheese smells / smell bad.
14) Has / Have any boys played football with you?
15) No, Travis cant draw any picture / pictures.

Task 1
1) I eat some chocolate every day.
2) Can you give me some bread?
3) Is there any sugar at home?
4) I cant eat any pizza.
5) Do you want some more tea?
6) Has Paul got any friends?
7) Any dress will do!
8) The orange is near some apples.
9) Is there any information about the exam?
10)
Would you like to have some cake?
11) I cant see any news about the storm on TV.
12)
Can you lend me some eggs, please?
13)
The reporter is interviewing some people.
14)
I usually buy some flowers for my wife.
15)
I can read any book.

Task 2
1) I have never read any sci-fi books.
2) Nick is going to buy some magazines.
3) You helped both of us with some really great tips.
4) Mavis went to the shops without any money.
5) They took some beautiful photos at the zoo.
6) Tim should know the answer to any question.
7) Some of us had a headache yesterday.
8) Neither of the boys gave me any cards for Valentines
Day.
9) My sons ate some chips because they were hungry.
10)
Have you visited any museums on your holiday?
11) None of us had any good ideas.
12)
Will you need some help?
13)
You did your best in some difficult situations.
14)
Peter refused any suggestions from his
neighbour.
15)
Kate has washed up some plates.

Task 3
1) Can you see any pieces of my puzzle?
2) No parking here!
3) Tina knows some really good receipts.
4) Jim has never met any of my friends.
5) Mary wrote no letter to Julie because she forgot
about it.
6) They can watch no films. Their TV is broken.
7) I forgot to buy some cold cuts.
8) Daisy hasnt washed up any plates yet.
9) James can cook no soup. He cant cook.
10)
Dad has been waiting for me for some hours. He
is a bit angry.
11) There was no butter on my slice of bread. It was
tasteless.
12)
Mum should do some ironing.
13)
There was no evidence of his stay in that house.
We didnt find anything.
14)
Charles had some children wash his car.
15)
I have no ticket for the show. I was lavish in
spending.

Task 4
1) Sheila can do her homework without any help.
2) Charlie wasnt hungry. He had eaten some sandwiches.
3) I have no idea what to buy him. He has got
everything.
4) Can you give me some beans, please?
5) I never drink any alcohol.
6) No smoking!
7) Harry is going to score some goals on the match.
8) There is no more milk in the fridge. I cant drink a cup
of coffee.
9) I think you should put on some weight.
10)
Do you know any good restaurants in the capital?
11) Could you lend me some money till next month?
12)
Brian went to the library with some of his
friends.
13)
Jason gets hardly any pocket money when he gets
a bad mark at school.
14)
Our grandpa is bald. He has no hair.
15)
We havent got any trees in our garden.

Task 5
1) My mum always has some work / works to do.
2) There were some present / presents under the
Christmas tree.
3) Some / No of my friends travelled abroad.
4) Does / Do any news talked about the accident?
5) She pays some / any / no attention to
pronunciation. I cant understand her.
6) Theres no electricity / electricities in the mountain.
7) Is / Are any pupils absent from school?
8) Are there any / some bookshops in this village?

9) Theres any / no need to cry. We can solve the


problem.
10) Would you like to drink some / any juice?
11) Is / Are there any oil at home?
12) David would like to buy some rose / roses for his
girlfriend.
13) Some cheese smells / smell bad.
14) Has / Have any boys played football with you?
15) No, Travis cant draw any picture / pictures.
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