PDF + VIDEO B1-B2 Nouns/Pronouns/Adjectives/Adverbs/Determiners
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PART 1 : 15 MINI QUIZs with PDFs and YOUTUBE videos (B1 -B2) (YOUTUBE CHANNEL: QUIZLAND *please subscribe my channel. Thank you in advance*.)
PART 2: CLEAR EXPLANATIONS OF THE TOPICS ( the most confused ones)
B1-B2 INTERMEDIATE - UPPER INTERMEDIATE : TEST 1
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We use A/An when:
- we are talking about something/someone not mentioned before.
“A man and a woman came to see you this morning.”
- we are not referring to a particular thing:
“I’m looking for a job” (not a particular job)
- we talk about jobs: “He’s a doctor”
- we use the expressions: “once a week, twice a day,
£12 a kilo… “I practise karate three times a month”
- we refer to what kind of thing something is: “The sun is a star” (one of many)
We use THE:
- when we talk about a particular thing: “The man who came yesterday is here again”
- when it is clear in the situation which person or thing we are referring to: “Turn on the light” “We should clean the carpet”
- when we talk about the usual people or places: “I’ll visit the doctor” (my usual doctor). “I’m going to the post office”
- with “school” “hospital” “jail” … when we go to visit. “I went to the hospital to visit Joe”
- when there is only one of something: “Madrid is the capital of Spain”
- with: sky, sea, ground, country, environment, same, space (when we refer to a specific space, not the universe)
“Look at those clouds in the sky” “The space is too small for another bed”
- with go to: the cinema, the theatre, the radio, the opera…
other or another
OTHER : To refer to an additional thing or person
Some people think he is a villain. Other people think he is a hero.
OTHERS :To refer to additional things or people
Some people think he is a villain. Others think he is a hero
ANOTHER:An additional thing or person similar to the one already mentioned
I think I’m going to light another cigarette. What? You’ve just smoked one!
THE OTHER: To refer to the second of two people or things when the first has been mentioned
I have to brothers. One lives in London. The other lives in China.
THE OTHERS: To refer to the rest of the people or things in a group
In my class there are two Chinese people. The others are all Spanish.
A lot of / lots of - Much-Many - (A) little - (A) few
A lot of / lots of : We use them with plural countable and uncountable nouns in affirmative sentences: a lot / lots of apples
We omit OF if it is not followed by a noun: Yes, there are a lot.
much: We usually use it with uncountable nouns in questions and negations: How much sugar is there? There isn’t much
many: We usually use it with plural countable nouns in questions and negations: Are there many books? No, there aren’t many.
(A) little : We use them with uncountable nouns.
A little: Not much, but enough
Little: almost nothing
(A) few : We use them with plural countable nouns
A few: not much, but enough
Few: almost nothing
both - either - neither
both: we use ‘both’ when you think of the two people or things as a group. You use ‘both’ with a plural noun
either: we use ‘either’ when you think of the two people or things as individuals. You use ‘either’ with a singular noun
neither: we use ‘neither’ when you are thinking of the two people or things as individuals and you are making a negative statement about them. ‘Neither’ is used with a singular noun
Every + singular noun + singular verb forms Every summer we go to the beach
♣(we use “every” and not “all” to express frequency or time, so we don´t say “all Summers we go to the beach)
All (of) + plural noun + plural verb forms
All (of) the students in the class are clever
Every student in the class is clever
♣ All is more often used with plural verb forms, though sometimes it is used with singular verbs. This happens when we are referring to all as a totality of items under consideration, when all is followed by a relative that clause, here is similar to everything
All she wants now is to get back home to her parents
All that happened was that she got on to the wrong train
When all is not followed by a relative clause we use everything
everything is finished.
♣ With uncountable nouns we only use “all” I like all music
She was here all day ( from morning to night)
She was here every day ( Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…)
SO is used with adjectives and adverbs: You are so nice. They are so annoying! It was so hot that we didn't go.
You say SO MUCH/SO MANY/SO LONG/SO FAR
SUCH- before nouns in plural or uncountable nouns:
They are such nice people. We had such little time to finish all the tasks.
SUCH A- before countable nouns in singular: You're such a nice boy!