Answer the questions below.
1 Do you eat breakfast every day? Why?
2 Do you sometimes eat breakfast in a café or restaurant? Where?
Write 1, 2, 3, or 4 to match each word in the green table with the pictures.
Look at the table in the previous activity again and choose "yes" or "no" to answer the questions.
1 Can you count pancakes (for example: 1 pancake, 2 pancakes…)?
2 Are the other things in Column A countable?
3 Are the things in Column B countable?
Read the sentences and select A, B, C, or D to match them with the correct people in the previous activity.
1- How much tea do you drink?
2- How many pancakes do you eat?
4- Do you have a lot of sausages?
5- Do you use a lot of butter?
6- Do you use much maple syrup?
7- I don’t have many sausages.
8- I don’t eat much butter.
9- I don’t have a lot of time.
10- I eat a lot of pancakes.
Select the correct option to complete each statement below. You sometimes need to select more than one option.
1 We usually use much with ___________ nouns.
2 We usually use many with ________ nouns.
3 We usually use much and many in ___________.
4 In positive sentences, we usually use _______ .
5 We ______ use a lot of with both countable and uncountable nouns.
6 We _________ use a lot of in questions and negative sentences.
We use many with plural countable nouns and much with uncountable nouns*. We usually use many and much in questions and negative sentences.
Do you eat many apples?
How much coffee do you drink?
I don’t have many sausages for breakfast – only one or two.
I haven’t got much time – five minutes.
We usually use a lot of in positive sentences with both countable and uncountable nouns.
He has a lot of friends.
I drink a lot of tea.
We can also use a lot of in questions and negative sentences with both countable and uncountable nouns.
Did you eat many cakes? = Did you eat a lot of cakes?
I didn’t drink much wine last night. = I didn’t drink a lot of wine last night.
We use much/many, not a lot of, in questions with how.
How many people did you meet?
Five or six.
How much toast do you eat?
Choose the correct option to complete each sentence below.
1 I don’t drink ______ coffee.
2 ______people like my boss, but I don’t.
3 How _____ people work in your office?
4 There wasn’t _____ food at the party.
Time to Talk
Make a note of your answers to the questions below. Write two more questions.
1. How much meat do you eat?
2. Do you drink a lot of coffee?
3. _____________________ ?
4. _____________________ ?
Answer the questions.
Example A: How much meat do you eat?
B: Not much, but I eat a lot of fish.