Category Archives: Quantifiers

Few & A few: Exercise 1

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Read these sentences carefully. Decide whether to use few or a few. 1. Maria feels lonely. She only has … friends. 2. Maria is a new comer to this school, but she already has … friends she could hang out with. 3. The concert was a failure. Only … people bought the tickets. 4. It is six… Read More »

Few & A few: Pilih Yang Mana?

By | December 6, 2017

Few  dan a few dua-duanya dikelompokkan sebagai determiners, dan kalau digunakan dengan kata benda (noun), few dan a few diletakkan sebelum kata benda tersebut. Sekilas memang tampak sama. Tetapi, dilihat dari sisi makna sebenarnya berbeda. . Few Few berarti not many, alias tidak banyak, atau sedikit. Jika sobat pembaca mengatakan, misalnya, “Few people gathered in the town square’,… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 2

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Decide whether to use many, much, or a lot of. 1. I need to buy a text book, but I don’t have … money. 2. She needs … glasses for the party. That’s why she has borrowed a hundred from her neighbor. 3. He seems to be dehydrated. He needs to drink … water. 4. I know… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 1

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Decide whether to use many or much with these nouns. Remember that many is used with a plural noun, and much is used with an uncountable noun. 1. _____________ salt 2. _____________ soap 3. _____________ books 4. _____________ pencils 5. _____________ fruit 6. _____________ sand 7. _____________ grass 8. _____________ tables 9. _____________ paper 10. ____________ time… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of

By | December 6, 2017

Many/Much & A lot of are used as determiners. These words mean numerous or a large number of people or things. Many Many is used with plural countable nouns, e.g. houses, shirts, people, children, etc.  In everyday English, generally speaking, many is used in negative and interrogative sentences. Examples: 1. I’ve just moved to this town. I don’t… Read More »

Some/Any & The Simple Present Tense: Mixed exercise

By | December 11, 2017

Instruction: The following is a story about Betty. Complete the sentences with some/any or the approppriate form of the verb in the brackets. Every Sunday morning Betty … (go) to the market. She (go) … there with … (some/any) of her brothers. She … (not, want) to go there alone. She often … (see) … (some/any) girls in… Read More »

Some & Any: Exercise 1

By | February 2, 2018

Instruction: Complete the following interrogative questions with any. Then, depending on what you see in your classroom, answer the questions. In your answer, you can use some or any. Remember that the word any is used in interrogative and negative sentences, while some is used in positive sentences and in questions when offering or requesting. 1. Q: Do… Read More »

Some & Any: Exercise 2

By | February 2, 2018

Instruction: Complete the following sentences with some/any. 1. Parto looks happy. It seems that he doesn’t have … problems of life. 2. Mom is going to the local market. She wants to buy … rice and vegetables. 3. I’m sorry we don’t have … coffee left. 4. Did you encounter … snakes in the bush? 5. I don’t… Read More »

Some & Any

By | December 8, 2017

You use the words some and any when you don’t need/want to specify a certain number or amount. When you say I saw some people gathering in the city hall, that means definitely you saw more than one person there, but you don’t know exactly how many people were there in the city hall. Or, you might think… Read More »