So/Such…Too/enough
Dictation
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The music is so loud! I wish they would turn it down
The meal was so good that we decided to have dinner at the
same restaurant again tonight
She spoke so quickly! She sounded like an auctioneer
He paints so well that they offered him a scholarship at an art
school in Paris.
I never knew you had so many brothers
She has so few friends! It's really quite sad
Jake earns so much money! And he still has trouble paying the
rent
My sister visits us so rarely my kids wouldn't even recognize her
Don has such a big house! I think it's a little ridiculous
Shelly has such beautiful eyes that she got a job as a make-up
model
So…What are the rules?
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True or false?
We use so with adjectives and adverbs?
We use so with nouns.
We use such with adjectives.
We use such a with plural nouns.
So and Such
So+adj/adv (that)
He was so nervous he couldn’t
sleep.
Such+adjective+uncountable
noun/plural noun(+that)
She has such nice children.
You’ve got such beautiful eyes!
So+much/many/few/little (that)
We had so much/ little money
that…
Marta makes so many/few
mistakes!
Such a+ adjective+singular
noun (that)
Why did you come in such an old
pair of jeans?
Such a lot of…
Elena’s got such a lot of friends
that the telephone never stops
ringing!
Try!
1. She is____ funny! She always makes me laugh.
2. Sarah and Ed are ______crazy people! I never know what they
are going to do next.
3. James has _____ much money that he could actually buy that
Ferrari.
4. Jerry had never seen ________high mountains. He thought
they were spectacular.
5. The movie was _______ good that I saw it five times.
More practice:
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Too/enough
Correct the sentences:
1. People eat too much hamburgers.
2. Schools spend too less time teaching students
about nutrition.
3. The canteen is too much small for all the
students.
4. The food takes too much long to prepare so
customers become impatient.
5. It’s not a too difficult sport, so I think you can
learn it quite quickly.
Rules?
Too+adjective (+noun)+(for
somebody)+(infinitive)
He’s too young to drive.
Adjective/adverb+enough
This coffee isn’t hot enough.
Too+adverb+(for somebody)
You’re driving too quickly!
Enough+noun
Have you got enough money to
get to London?
Too much/too many + noun
They bought too much food.
I’ve received too many emails.
Try!
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Julio is not a very good cook so he won’t get a job in that
restaurant.
ENOUGH
Julio doesn’t…to work in that restaurant.
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The food was so hot that we didn’t really enjoy it.
TOO
The food was…to really enjoy it.
3.
The waitress spoke so quickly that we had difficult understanding
her.
ENOUGH
The waitress didn’t speak … for us to understand her.
Book Practice!
Try exercises on page 41, 42 and 43