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This is a worksheet for intermediate students to practice quantifiers. It’s written with Catalan students from Barcelona in mind so you might want to edit some of the discussion questions.
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A few of + A determiner + noun
None of (my/your/his/the/etc.)
A few + a noun
|All (of) my siblings are married.*
Both (of) my siblings are married.*
Most of his family have left the country.
A few of the people I went to school with are coming to visit.
None of her friends live in the village now.
Neither of her parents can drive.
*With all and both the “of” is optional.
|All vegetables are good for you.
Most people prefer summer to winter.
Some people don’t like cheese.
A few places still let you smoke inside.
Neither hat was big enough for her.
Both men were extremely drunk.
Which of these sentences is incorrect?
- I love the rock music.
- I loved the music that they were playing last night.
- Most of the English people drink too much.
- Most of the people I know drink too much.
REMEMBER: When we’re speaking in general we don’t use “the”:
Most English people drink too much.
I like rock music.
Choose the correct option to complete the sentences:
- A few of/A few the people who came to the party didn’t bring presents.
- Neither/Neither of my pens worked so I couldn’t take notes.
- Most of/Most Spanish people support either Barça or Madrid.
- All of/all children should play outside 3 times a week.
- All of/all the children in my school come from the same area.
- Most/Most of restaurants close at midnight.
- Most/Most of the restaurants on my street are Turkish.
- How many of your friends did you meet at school?
- How many of your friends speak English?
- How many of your friends speak Mandarin Chinese?
- Do your classmates do sports?
- Do any of your siblings smoke?
- How many people take a siesta in Catalonia?
- How many people take a siesta in the rest of Spain?
- How many people like bullfighting in Catalonia?
- How many people like bullfighting in the rest of Spain?
- Did your parents let you play in the street when you were little?
- Did your parents let you smoke when you were at school?
- Where did your parents grow up?
- Where did your siblings go to school?
- How many people support Barça in Barcelona?
- How many people support Espanyol?