Jeronimo's Lesson

Relative Clauses / Quantifiers

Todas empiezan con un PRONOMBRE RELATIVO (RELATIVE PRONOUN).

  • WHO/THAT - Personas (people).

  • WHICH/THAT - Objetos (objects).

  • WHOSE - Posesión (un objeto pertenece a alguien más)

  • WHOM - Personas (people-formal situations)

  • WHERE - Lugares (places).

  • WHEN - Momentos (moments in time).

  • WHY - Razones (explanations).

Quantifiers!

Countable

Uncountable

Have a SINGULAR and PLURAL form.

Are the nouns that we can COUNT.

Have only ONE form (Singular).

Are the nouns that we can't COUNT.

Quantifiers

*Are words that we write BEFORE NOUNS to give an indication of the QUANTITY of that NOUN.

*We use it when we want to tell some information about the NUMBER of something (How much and How many).

Much or Many?

Both are mainly used in negative and interrogative sentences.

Activity

Little

*Used before UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS.

*It's the opposite of much: a small quantity.

*Almost nothing or not much.

Few

*Used before COUNTABLE NOUNS.

*Few means a small number.

Ex.  I'm sorry, I speak little french.

Ex. There are few honest politicians.

*He posted few photos on Instagram.

A little

*Used before UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS.

*A certain quantity of something that you CAN'T count.

*Means a small amount or some.

A few

*Used before COUNTABLE NOUNS.

*Means a small amount or some.

Are related with positive quantity

Ex. We have a little extra time this afternoon. Do you want to watch a movie?

Ex. We stayed a few days in Barcelona and visited the Gothic Neighborhood.

Activity

Can you decide which is the correct answer?

A LOT OF (LOTS OF)

Work for both groups: COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS.

Can replace MUCH or MANY.

Large number or quantity.

Most common in affirmative sentences.

Ex. I ate a lot of pizza last night.

Ex. I need lots of coffee today.

SOME

Work for both groups: COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS.

*Can replace A LITTLE or A FEW.

*Works in AFFIRMATIVE sentences.

Ex. Would you like some coffee?

*When you are offering something.

ANY

*Is generally used in NEGATIVE sentences.

*We use it with PLURAL countable and UNCOUNTABLE nouns.

*It can be use in QUESTIONS.

Ex. She doesn't have ANY money.

Ex. Do you have any pets?

Complete the video lesson with the correct quantifier.

Jeronimo's Lesson. Class 7. Relative Clauses / Quantifiers.

By Valentina Rodríguez Ramírez

Jeronimo's Lesson. Class 7. Relative Clauses / Quantifiers.

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