Very Much , a lot , lots,  

a few, some, many, a bit

In Portuguese very and many are the same word

but in English you cannot say.." there were very people at the party"

very is only used with other words e.g. very many, very few, very much, very little

Some Examples

(things you can count people)

How many people were there at the party last night ? a lot ................(not very many)

not many

no-one

(comparing things you count)

How many of them were 24? very few of them

some of them

very many

many

not many

a few

a couple

none

(things you measure, you canít count)

How much is petrol in the UK ? (it costs) a lot

quite a lot

its much

too much

not much

nothing

(things you canít measure or count)

How much do you like this lesson? a lot

quite a lot

not much

a bit

not at all

 
Very Much , Quiz
 

Find out about your classmates.

Try to ask each one a different question.

Ask them these questions they are not allowed to answer you with a number . They must answer with a quantity like "a lot ", "many"

name ..............................

How many beers can you drink without falling over ? .............................

name ..............................

How much do you like Forro ? .............................

name ..............................

How much should we pay politicians ? .............................

name ..............................

How many of the Beatles albums have you got? .............................

name ..............................

How much coffee do you drink ? .............................

name ..............................

How many times have you watched Ferrovaria play football ? .............................

name ..............................

How much do you like telenovelas ? .............................

name ..............................

How many of Brazils politicians would you trust? .............................

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