FOOD CHOICES ( GRAMAR talking abaut quantities of food (FOOD…
GRAMAR talking abaut quantities of food
FOOD CONTAINERS / ITEMS
A carton of juice - a loaf of bread
-Two cartons of juice -Two loaves of bread
-We have a little butter in the fridge. = some
-There's very little food. =not a lot
-I'm trying to eat less fat.
-There's not much food in the house.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
A litter of / a quart of - a kilo of / a pound of -kilo = kilogram
1litter = 1.1 quarts -1kilo = 2.2 pounds
a few -very few -fewer -many
-We have a few slices of cheese.= some -We eat very few frozen meals. = not a lot -1 percent milk has fewer calories -There aren't many vegetables
STRATEGY PLUS polite refusals
No, thanks. Maybe later.
I'm OK for now. But thanks
No, thanks. I'm fine. Really.
-too -too much -too many
She eats too slowly
He's too full
She talks too much
I ate too much / to many
I ate too much food / too many fries.
Er salad wasn't filling enough.
She doesn't eat fast enough
I didn't eat enough.
Maybe she doesn't listen enought
I didn't eat enough dood / fries