Exercise 6. Choose the correct quantifier

1. I have a lot of records, but veryfew/little/very little CDs.

2. We have very little/very few/few spaghetti, so I can’t make Spaghetti Bolognese.

3. I’m tired. I didn't get many/much/few sleep last night.

4. I’ve made many/much/a lot of notes, but I haven’t written my essay yet.

5. This coffee is bitter. It needs a few/a little/little more sugar.

6. I have invited a few/a lot of/much people to the party. I hope there will be room for them all.

7. I don’t have many/much/few time at the moment. I’ll talk to you later.

8. I have had a few/very few/very little success in my search for a job.

9. There are much/a lot of/a little reasons why he should go to university.

10. I’d love to come to the beach. I just need a few/a little/ many minutes to get ready.

11. There are much/little/few people who are as hard-working as James.

12. I have little/a little/a few work to do before I can leave.

13. I made a lot/a little/a few biscuits this morning. Would you like to try one?

14. There weren’t few/much/many people in town today. It was very quiet.

15. There is a little/little/a few chance of his getting the job. He has no experience.

Exercise 7. Fill in many, few, much or little.

1. Claire pushed the door open a ...little... and looked inside.

2. The house was small and there was not …… furniture.

3. There were a …… chairs and a table, but there were very …… signs of comfort.

4. There was not …… light, but Claire could see that there were not …… pictures or ornaments.

5. It was as though the owner of the house spent very …… time there.

6. After a …… more moments, she quietly closed the door and walked away.

Exercise 8. Fill in the gaps using much, many, little, few, a little, a few.

1. He had ... English books at home, so he had to go to the library for more books.

2. She gave him ... water to wash his face and hands.

3. I’d like to say ... words about my journey.

4. After the play everybody felt ... tired.

5. Let’s stay here ... longer: it’s such a nice place.

6. There were ... new words in the text and Peter spent... time learning them.

7. There was ... hay in the barn and the children could not play there.

8. There was ... water in the river, and they decided to cross it.

9. My mother knows German ... and she can help you with the translation of this letter.

10. When we walked ... faster down that road we met another group of students.

11. Have you got ... ink in your pen?

12. At the conference we met... people who we knew well.

13. There are very ... old houses left in our street. Most of them have already been pulled down.

14. If you have ... spare time, look through this book. You will find ... stories there that are rather interesting.

15. There are ... things here that I cannot understand.

16. Shall I bring ... more chalk? - No, thank you. There is ... chalk on the desk. I hope that will be enough for our lesson.

Exercise 9. Fill in some, no, (not) any, (not) much, (very) little, a little, (not) many, (very) few, a few, a lot of.

1. I have ... work today.

2. I’d like to have ... milk for breakfast.

3. Mary has... friends at the Institute.

4. There are ... boys in Group Two.

5. Can you give me ... English books?

6. Are there ... fruit trees in your orchard?

7. I have ... spare time today.

8. Who can give the boy ... pencils?

9. I must ask you ... questions about your studies.

10. Have I got ... mistakes in spelling?

11. Are ... students away from the lesson?

12. I hope, I have ... mistakes in my translation.

13. Are there ... college-graduates among your friends? - Yes, there are....

14. Are there... students in the next classroom? -No, there aren't....

15. I haven't got … time, I must hurry.

16. I have ... time and can help you.

17. There are ... cups on the table, but there aren't … glasses.

18. I have very ... time and can't stay any longer.

19. We know very... about it.

20. I have... questions to ask.

21. Very... people know Doctor Sandford.

22. There are... girls in the family, are there?

23. There's very... chalk at the blackboard, go and fetch ... .

24. There are ... students in the hall, are there?

25. There isn't... tea in the tea-pot.

26. There isn't... paper in the box, I need more.

27. There aren't... pencils in the box, don't take ....

28. It's a secret. Very... people know about it.

29. Please add ... more tea in my cup.

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