Quantifiers: rules, examples and exercises

Discover determiners in English! There are two types of determiners: quantifiers and distributive adjectives. In this lesson you will learn what quantifiers are and how to use them thanks to videos, definitions and examples of sentences.

Whenever you feel ready you can start practicing with printable worksheets and interactive exercises!

Notes

What are quantifiers?
Quantifiers, also called quantitative adjectives, are determiners that come before a noun to indicate its amount or quantity. They answer the questions "how much?" or "how many?"

For example:

  • some
  • any
  • a few

 

Go ahead and find out more about adjectives of quantity!

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Quantifiers - Videos with examples

Watch the videos, one with a slow voice speed and the other one with a faster voice. Listen to the dialogue and discover examples of quantifiers in English!

"I'M REALLY HUNGRY.

OK. I'VE GOT SOME CHICKEN IN THE FRIDGE, DO YOU WANT SOME?

YES, PLEASE. MOM, DO YOU HAVE ANY JUICE?

SURE."

Difference between "Some", "Any" and "Little"

Difference between "Some", "Any" and "Little"

Quantifiers - Videos with examples 2

Quantifiers - Videos with examples 2

Difference between "Few", "Only a few" and "Quite a few"

Difference between "Few", "Only a few" and "Quite a few"

Quantifiers - Video with examples 3

Quantifiers - Video with examples 3

Difference between "A lot of", "Lots of", "Quite a lot of" and "Many"

Difference between "A lot of", "Lots of", "Quite a lot of" and "Many"

"Very": rules and examples

"Very": rules and examples

Difference between "Too", "Too much" and "Too many"

Difference between "Too", "Too much" and "Too many"

How to use "No" as a quantifier

How to use "No" as a quantifier

How to use "How much" and "How many" to ask questions

How to use "How much" and "How many" to ask questions