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Quantifiers - general
some / any / every
See also:
grammar:
countable and uncountable nouns
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Quantifiers:

 
 
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Quantifiers - tips for studying
Quantifiers revision / extension. Gapped sentences - study tips
 
 

 

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Quantity - healthy eating
Worksheet on quantity expressions on the topic of food and health (links to New Cutting Edge Upper Int page 80)
 
 

 

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Quantity find someone who
Topic of food and health
 
 

 

 
 
 
Quantity expressions quiz 1
Eighteen-question MC quiz. Some, any, much, many, a few, a little, hardly any, plenty etc/
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 12 Basics  Pages 101 - 102
 
 
Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 14 Review 2  Pages 122 - 123
 
Unit 14 Review 2  Page 134 
 
Unit 13 Home  Pages 122 - 123
General review of quantity expressions including few vs a few etc. Language reference notes.
 
 
New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 8 Countries and cultures  Pages 72 - 73
Listening on Zurich as a place to live. There is / there are + Simple quantity expressions: some, any, a few, a lot of, too much.
 
 
New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 7 Big events  Page 80 
 
Module 7 Big events  Page 83 
practise
 
 

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover 

Elementary Grammar Games

Jill Hadfield   
 
24 - some and any  Page 24 
Small groups / whole class. Exchanging and collecting game. Each group has a suitcase picture, a list of holiday necessities and picture cards representing some of these. Aim is to collect a complete set by exchaning with others. Have you got any suncream? etc.
 
25 - How much...? and How many...?  Page 25 
Pairwork. Find the differences between two pictures of food in cupboards.
 
26 - Quantifiers: much, many, a lot of, a few, etc.  Page 26 
Small groups. Board game. When Ss land on squares with subjects (e.g. coffee), they use question cue cards to ask and answer questions: How much coffee do you drink every day? A lot; one or two cups etc.
 
 
Grammar Games and Activities 1 book cover 

Grammar Games and Activities 1

Peter Watcyn-Jones   
 
30 - Group opinions  Page 86 
(1) Ss interview each other on a list of topics using question tags - 'You don't trust politicians, do you?' etc. (2) Report findings using 'most of us', 'some of us' etc.
 
 

Grammar books with exercises

Developing Grammar in Context book cover 

Developing Grammar in Context

Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
 
24 Countable and uncountable nouns; quantity  Pages 200 - 205
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
 
15 A day in the diet of...  Page 15 
Matching people profiles to diets
 
33 A good place to live  Page 33 
Students describe an ideal place to live and then crticize the place they live now using 'too' , 'not enough' etc.
 
 
Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack book cover 

Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack

Susan Kay   
 
17a How's your haggling?  Page 17 
Ss interview each other to complete a questionnaire on haggling skills.
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)