Dec 11, 2016

UNIT 86 • Much, many, little, few, a lot, plenty

32 cards
, 107 answers
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  • Complete the sentences with ‘much’, ‘many’ or ‘a lot (of)’. Sometimes more than one answer is possible.
    • We didn’t spend  . . . 
      much
      money.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • Sue drinks  . . . 
      a lot of
      tea.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • Jim always puts  . . . 
      a lot of
      salt on his food.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • We’ll have to hurry. We haven’t got  . . . 
      much
      time.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • Did it cost  . . . 
      much
      to repair the car?
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • It cost  . . . 
      a lot
      to repair the car.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot

    • I don’t know  . . . 
      many
      people in this town.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

    • I use the phone  . . . 
      a lot
      at work.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot

    • They’ve got so  . . . 
      much
      money they don’t know what to do with it.
      • much
      • many
      • a lot of

  • Complete the sentences using ‘plenty (of)’ + one of the following:

    hotels       ○      money       ○      room       ○      time       ○      to learn       ○      things to see
    • There’s no need to hurry. We’ve got
      He’s got no financial problems. He’s got
      Come and sit with us. There’s
      She knows a lot but she still has
      It’s an interesting town to visit. There
      I’m sure we’ll find somewhere to stay. There

    • Complete these sentences with ‘much’, ‘many’, ‘few’ or ‘little’.
      • He isn’t very popular. He has  . . . 
        few
        friends.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • Ann is very busy these days. She has  . . . 
        little
        free time.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • Did you take  . . . 
        many
        photographs when you were on holiday?
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • I’m not very busy today. I haven’t got  . . . 
        much
        to do.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • The museum was very crowded. There were too  . . . 
        many
        people.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • Most of the town is modern. There are  . . . 
        few
        old buildings.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

      • The weather has been very dry recently. We’ve had  . . . 
        little
        rain.
        • much
        • many
        • few
        • little

    • Some of these sentences need ‘a’. Put in ‘a’ where necessary.
      • She’s lucky. She has  . . . 
        few
        problems.
        • few
        • a few

      • Things are not going so well for her. She has  . . . 
        a few
        problems.
        • few
        • a few

      • Can you lend me  . . . 
        a few
        dollars?
        • few
        • a few

      • I can’t give you a decision yet. I need  . . . 
        a little
        time to think.
        • little
        • a little

      • There was  . . . 
        little
        traffic, so the journey didn’t take very long.
        • little
        • a little

      • It was a surprise that he won the match.  . . . 
        Few
        people expected him to win.
        • Few
        • A few

      • I don’t know much Spanish—only  . . . 
        a few
        words.
        • few
        • a few

    • Put in ‘little’, ‘a little’, ‘few’, ‘a few’.
      • We must be quick. We have  . . . 
        little
        time.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • Listen carefully. I’m going to give you  . . . 
        a little
        advice.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • Do you mind if I ask you  . . . 
        a few
        questions?
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • This town is not a very interesting place to visit, so  . . . 
        few
        tourists come here.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • I don’t think Jill would be a good teacher. She’s got  . . . 
        little
        patience.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • A: Would you like milk in your coffee?
        B: Yes, please.  . . . 
        A little
        .
        • Little
        • A little
        • Few
        • A few

      • This is a very boring place to live. There’s  . . . 
        little
        to do.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

      • A: Have you ever been to Paris?
        B: Yes, I’ve been there  . . . 
        a few
        times.
        • little
        • a little
        • few
        • a few

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