UNIT 5 (LESSON A TALKING ABOUT QUANTITIES OF FOOD (COUNTABLE NOUNS We…
TALKING ABOUT QUANTITIES OF FOOD
slices of cheese. = some
frozen meals. = not a lot
1 percent milk has
a carton of juice
two cartons of juice.
a loaf of bread
two loaves of bread
butter in the fridge. =
not a lot
I'm trying to eat
food in the house.
Weights and measures
a liter of / a quart of ---------
1 liter = 1.1 quarts
a kilo of / a pound of --------
1 kilo = 2.2 pounds
kilo = kilogram
Don't use a little, much or many + of + noun.
USE TOO/ TOO MUCH / TOO MANY / ENOUGH
He's too full.
Her salad wasn't filling enough.
She eats too slowly.
She doesn't eat fast enough.
I ate too much / too many.
I didn't eat enough.
She talks too much.
Maybe she doesn't listen enough.
I ate too much food / too many fries.
I didn't eat enough food / fries.
No, thanks. I'm fine. Really.
I'm OK for now. But thanks.
No, thanks. Maybe later.
You can use expressions like these to refuse offers of food and drink politely
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