Talking about amounts A little little A few

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Talking about amounts A little / little A few / few

Talking about amounts A little / little A few / few

What we have learnt? �A few �A little Countable nouns Uncountable nouns

What we have learnt? �A few �A little Countable nouns Uncountable nouns

Today � Few � A few � A little VS � Little Talk about

Today � Few � A few � A little VS � Little Talk about amounts of things

Halloween is coming. Your family has decided to organize a Halloween Party. You are

Halloween is coming. Your family has decided to organize a Halloween Party. You are going to listen to a conversation between your mum and your sister about what to buy for your family’s Halloween Party. Listen carefully and fill in the blanks.

Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. little few a few little a

Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. little few a few little a little

Page 2 Question 1 little time few chicken wings a little milk few coloured

Page 2 Question 1 little time few chicken wings a little milk few coloured pencils a few Halloween masks little glue a little time

Page 2 Question 1 few/ a few chicken wings coloured pencils Halloween masks Countable

Page 2 Question 1 few/ a few chicken wings coloured pencils Halloween masks Countable nouns little/ a little time milk glue time Uncountable nouns

Page 2 Question 3 a) Your mom and sister have enough time to prepare

Page 2 Question 3 a) Your mom and sister have enough time to prepare for the party. True / False Evidence: “No, we have little time left for preparation. ” Not enough

Page 2 Question 3 b) Your mom has enough time to buy things for

Page 2 Question 3 b) Your mom has enough time to buy things for the party. True / False Enoug h Evidence: “I’ve a little time today. I’ll go after lunch. ”

Page 3 Question 4 Small amount/ enough 1. little time 1. few chicken wings

Page 3 Question 4 Small amount/ enough 1. little time 1. few chicken wings 1. a little milk 4. few coloured pencils 5. a few Halloween masks 5. little glue 5. a little time Not enough

We use few/ little when the amount is small and enough/ not enough, and

We use few/ little when the amount is small and enough/ not enough, and we use a few/ a little when the amount is small but still satisfactory/ unsatisfactory.

Examples of conversation Example 1 coloured A: Do we have enough ________? pencils a

Examples of conversation Example 1 coloured A: Do we have enough ________? pencils a few coloured pencils B: We’ve ____________. We don’t have to buy that. Items Coloured pencils Amounts we Buy or not we have need (X/ ) 2 2 X Amounts to buy (+s/es, if needed) 0 (pack )

Examples of conversation Example 2 A: Do we have enoughmarkers ____? few B: We’ve

Examples of conversation Example 2 A: Do we have enoughmarkers ____? few B: We’ve _____. need 2 makers packs We makers to buy __ more _____ of Amounts to buy Items Amounts we Buy or not we have need (X/ ) (+s/es, if needed) ______. Markers 2 4 2 (packs (pack ))

Examples of conversation Example 3 glue Students: Do we have enough _______? little glue

Examples of conversation Example 3 glue Students: Do we have enough _______? little glue Ms. Lee: We’ve a _____. We don’t need to buy that. Items Amounts Buy or Amounts to buy Glue s we have 2 we need not (X/ ) 2 X (+s/es, if needed) 0 (bottle)) (bottle

Examples of conversation Example 4 paint Ms. Lee: Do we have enough ____? little

Examples of conversation Example 4 paint Ms. Lee: Do we have enough ____? little paint Students: We 2 We’ve _____. cans paint need to. Amounts buy __ more ______of Items Amounts we Buy or not Amounts to buy (X/ ) (+s/es, if needed) ______. we have need Paint 2 4 (cans )) 2 2 (cans

Examples of conversation Example 5 Ms. Lee: Do we have enough fish balls ____?

Examples of conversation Example 5 Ms. Lee: Do we have enough fish balls ____? few fish balls packs fish We balls Boys: 2 We’ve ______. Items need. Amounts to buy __ more ______of Amounts we Buy or not Amounts_to buy we have need (X/ ) (+s/es, if needed) ______. Fish balls 2 4 2 (packs )

Examples of conversation Example 6 Ms. Lee: Do we have enough milk ____? a

Examples of conversation Example 6 Ms. Lee: Do we have enough milk ____? a little milk Girls: We’ve ______. We don’t to buy that. Items need. Amounts we Buy or not Amounts to buy Milk we have 2 need 2 (X/ ) X (+s/es, if needed) (bottle )) 00 (bottle

Examples of conversation Example 7 Boys: Do we have enoughsausage s ____? few sausages

Examples of conversation Example 7 Boys: Do we have enoughsausage s ____? few sausages Girls: We’ve We 2 ______. packs sausages need to buy __ more ______of Items _______. Amounts we Buy or not Amounts to buy Sausages we have 2 need 4 (X/ ) (+s/es, if needed) 2 (packs )

Examples of conversation Example 8 water Girls: Do we have enough ____? a little

Examples of conversation Example 8 water Girls: Do we have enough ____? a little water Boys: We’ve ______. We don’t. Amounts need. Amounts to buy that. Amounts to buy Items we Buy or not Water we have 2 need 2 (X/ ) X (+s/es, if needed) (bottle )) 00 (bottle

Your class has decided to organize a Christmas Party. You are one of the

Your class has decided to organize a Christmas Party. You are one of the class committees. Round 1 �Committee A : Asks Committee B questions �Committee B: Answers Committee A’s answer

Student A: (asks question) Do we have enough Christmas Bells? Items Buy or not

Student A: (asks question) Do we have enough Christmas Bells? Items Buy or not (X/ ) Amounts to buy (+s/es, if needed) Christmas Bells (pack ) Student B: (answers) We’ve few Christmas Bells. We’ve to buy 3 more packs of Christmas Bells. Items Amounts we have Amounts we need Buy or not Amounts to buy (X/ ) Christmas Bells 2 packs 5 packs (+s/es, if needed) (pack )

Round 1 �Committee A : Asks Committee B questions �Committee B: Answers Committee A’s

Round 1 �Committee A : Asks Committee B questions �Committee B: Answers Committee A’s questions Round 2 �Committee B: Asks Committee A questions �Committee A : Answers Committee B’s questions

What to do? Stand up 2. Talk + Complete shopping list 3. Finish 4.

What to do? Stand up 2. Talk + Complete shopping list 3. Finish 4. Sit down 1.

Shopping list (Round 1) Items Buy or not Amounts to buy (+s/es, if (X/

Shopping list (Round 1) Items Buy or not Amounts to buy (+s/es, if (X/ ) needed) Christmas Bells 3 (packs ) Coloured pencils 1 (pack ) Glue 1 (bottle ) Markers 2 (packs ) Paint X 0 (can )

Shopping list (Round 2) Items Buy or not (X/ ) Amounts to buy (+s/es,

Shopping list (Round 2) Items Buy or not (X/ ) Amounts to buy (+s/es, if needed) Fish balls Milk Sauages Water Ice-cream X 2 (packs ) 2 (bottles ) 1 (pack ) 1 (bottle ) 0 (box )

What we have learnt today? Few/ Little àAmount? àSmall àNot Enough a few/ a

What we have learnt today? Few/ Little àAmount? àSmall àNot Enough a few/ a little àAmount? àsmall àsatisfactory