Quantifiers are words which show how many things or how much of something we are talking about. They are much, many, (a) little, (a) few, a lot (of), some, any, no, none, both, all, either, neither, each, every, (the) other(s), another.
|SOME||+/? SENTENCES||I have some sweets in my backpack.|
|ANY||-/? SENTENCES||Do you have any sweets?|
|MUCH||-/? UNCOUNTABLE SENTENCES||I don´t like chocolate much.|
|MANY||-/? COUNTABLE SENTENCES||How many friends do you have?|
|SEVERAL||SYNONYM OF VARIOUS||I have several pets at home.|
|A FEW||+/? COUNTABLE SENTENCES||I would like a few chips with my meal.|
|A LOT (OF)||+/? SENTENCES||I have a lot of free time.|
|PLENTY OF||+ SENTENCES||He has plenty of money.|
*be careful with the quantifiers in use. Some can only be used in spoken English in the +/-/?
Generally used with uncountable nouns
A bottle of I would like a bottle of water
A glass of Can I have a glass of wine?
A bar of I am eating a bar of chocolate
A jar of I bought a jar of jam
A tin of I need a tin of pineapple
A bag of I want a bag of crisps
A slice of I have a slice of cheese for supper
A rasher of I would like a rasher of bacon
A bowl of For breakfast I eat a bowl of cereal
A mug of I would like a mug of tea
A pint of I always drink a pint of beer after work
A spoonful of Put in a spoonful of sugar
A carton of Buy a carton of milk please
A piece of Can I have a piece of bread please?
A tube of I put a tube of tomato puree in the sauce
A can of Can I drink a can of fanta?
A loaf of Could you buy a loaf of bread?
A packet of I am going to buy a packet of biscuits
A box of We need a box of pasta to make dinner
A jug of Can you put a jug of water on the table?