What are Quantifiers?
a word or phrase that is used before a noun to show the amount of it that is being considered
Types of Quantifiers
Quantifiers with Countable Nouns
- many trees
- a few trees
- few trees
- several trees
- a couple of trees
- none of the trees
- There are at least 40 people in the crowd
- You have several paintings which are worth millions.
- I cut down a couple of trees in the forest
- None of the trees was cut down
- There are many people who want to helo you out
Quantifiers with Non-Countable Nouns
- not much action
- a little
- little mobey
- a bit of help
- a good deal of confidence
- a great deal of attention
- I have a great deal of confidence in this team.
- A good deal of attention needs to be devoted to little children.
- I need a little bit of help with the programming assignment
- There is not much action in this movie
- With very little I keep the organization alive.
Quantifiers with Countable and Non-Countable Nouns
- all of the trees/
- some trees/
- most of the trees/
- enough trees/ information
- a lot of trees/ information
- lots of trees/ water
- plenty of trees/ information
- a lack of trees/ water
- All of the trees were cut down
- Some information has been leaked to the public
- Most of the oceans are polluted
- I don’t have enough money to get until the end of the month
- There is a lack of water in distant communities