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QUANTIFIERS

We use quantifiers to give quantities of countable and uncountable nouns.
Tipo
de
Uncountable or
Quantifier
Traducción
oració Countable?
n
Some

Algunos/as/algo de

+

C + Pl / U + Sing

Any

Ningunos/as/ nada de

-/ ?

C + Pl / U + Sing

Much

Mucho/a

-/ ?

U + Sing

Many

Muchos/as

-/ ?/ +

C + Pl

A lot of

Mucho/a/ muchos/as

+/-/?

C + Pl / U + Sing

How much?

¿Cuánto/a?

?

U + Sing

How many?

¿Cuántos/as?

?

C + Pl

A few

Unos pocos, unos cuantos/
unas pocas/unas cuantas

+

C + Pl

A little

Un poco

+

U + Sing

Too much

Demasiado/a

+

U + Sing

Too many

Demasiados/as

+

C + Pl

So much

Tanto/a

+/ –

U + Sing

So many

Tantos/as

+/ –

C + Pl

Few

Pocos/ pocas

+

C + Pl

Little

Poco/poca

+

U + Sing

Plenty of

Mucho, de sobra, más de lo
que necesito

+

C + Pl / U + Sing

No

No

+

C + Pl / U + Sing

None

Ninguno/a/ nada

+

No noun

(Ten en cuenta que U = uncountable / C = countable / Pl = plural / Sing = singular)
Vamos a hacer oraciones:
1. I have some plants in my house = tengo plantas en casa = some porque la oración
es positiva y plants es countable + plural.
2. I don’t have any plants in my house = no tengo plantas en casa = any con
oración negativa y sustantivo countable + plural.
3. I have some money on me = llevo dinero encima = some con oración positiva y sustantivo
uncountable.
4. I don’t have any money on me = no llevo dinero encima = any con
oración negativa y sustantivo uncountable

How much money do you have? ______. There are ______ oranges in the kitchen.Let´s practice : 1. Do you have __________ milk? many any a few 8. Do you have __________ 10. much money I could borrow? a few 4. a lot of much any 9. There is __________ butter in the fridge. many a little many some a lot some a little many few much 2. We don't have __________ time. . Amy has __________ friends. few many some any 5. any some much a little some 6. There are not __________ options. How ______ books do you have? much many any some a little 7. How __________ money do you have? much many some any 3.

He earns __ money.  a few  a little  a lot 12.  a lot of  a little  a lot  13.  a lot  a lot of  lots fewer less 16.  a few 14. 'Few of my students remember the third person singular 's' ending on verbs'' means that:  not many students  fewer  little 17. She has __ friends. I have __ money than you.Any understand (maybe 2 or 3)  A few Many  11.  lot of  lots of  a lot fewer less 15. 19. We've got __ time before the plane leaves. She wears __ gold jewellery.  lots  a lot . He always gets __ presents than his sister on his birthday. There are __ people in the supermarket today.  a lot   none of my students understand (0 students)  a lot some students understand (maybe 6 or 7) None  18. There are __ biscuits in the packet.

He eats __ sweet food. He eats __. lots of 23.  lots  a few  a little very few a lot 28.  lots of  few  a lot  a lot  few 29. __  lots of lots few a lot   27.  little . He doesn't earn __  fewer 26. He has __ free time.  much 20.  very little    few  a lot of very little fewer 21.  few   much a little 24. They have __ information on their website. They have __ customers.  lots of      much a lot 22. Do you like hip-hop music? Yes. You smoke __  much 25. There's only __ milk left in the fridge. There's __ money in my wallet.

 a few  a lot  little . I have __ good friends. a lot 30.