Adjectives of Quantity 1. a lot of , plenty of , many , much 2. few , a few 3. little , a little 4. some They show the quantity of a certain thing. 1. a lot of , plenty of , many , much —mean a large quantity 2. a few , a little —mean a small quantity 1. many , a few —go before countable nouns 2. a little —goes before uncountable nouns 3. much —goes before uncountable nouns —mainly in negative sentences and questions, or after ‘as , how , so , too’ 4. a lot of , plenty of , some —go before both countable and uncountable nouns many: There are many sweets. countable noun a few: There are a few books. countable noun much: You’ve given me too much food. uncountable noun uncountable I haven’t got much money. noun a little: There is a little juice. uncountable noun a lot of: There are a lot of buildings. countable noun a lot of: There is a lot of cheese. uncountable noun some: There is some sugar. uncountable noun There are some sweets. countable noun Fill in the blanks with the correct words. ( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much ) a lot of 1. We should drink ______________ water. a little 2. We should eat __________ fried food. ( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much ) 3. Don’t put too __________sugar in the much coffee. a few 4. There are only __________ people in the cinema because the film is not very interesting. ( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much ) many 5. There are too __________ cars so the air is not very good for our health.