English Grammar Exercises for B1- Determiners: all, each, every, few, little, etc.

1. Choose the correct answer.

1 It’s not the first time the lead singer has been ill. It’s happened fewa few times before.

2 Van Gosh was nearly always poor. He made a littlelittle money from his work.

3 The interview went well because the artist spoke fewa few words of English.

4 His room was quite bare because he had a littlelittle furniture.

5 The exhibition wasn’t very popular. FewA few people went to see it.

6 He had littlea little time, so he took a break before finishing the picture.

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1 a few   2 little   3 a few

4 little   5 Few   6 a little

2. Answer the questions using the words in brackets.

Did you watch that concert on TV? (most)

 ________

Which Adèle albums have you listened to? (all)

 ________

Did you like the music at the festival? (some)

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How many art exhibitions have you been to this year? (any)

 ________

Do you know all the words to that song? (most)

 ________

How many films have you seen this year? (a few)

     ________

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I watched most of it.

I have listened to all of them.

I liked some of it.

I haven’t been to any.

I know most of them.

I’ve / have seen a few.

3. Some of the sentences are incorrect. Rewrite them correctly if necessary.

1 The DJ didn’t take many time to set up his equipment.

  ________

2 Singers and dancers earn few money at first.

  ________

3 A lot of performers feel nervous when they start.

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4 Only a few professional singers go on to sing opera.

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5 Little string quartets become famous.

  ________

6 Not much buskers get rich.

  ________

7 A lot musicians can play more than one instrument.

  ________

8 music teacher says that I need to practise every day.

     ________

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1 The DJ didn’t take much time to set up his equipment.

2 Singers and dancers earn little money at first.

3

4

5 Few string quartets become famous.

6 Not many buskers get rich.

7 A lot of musicians can play more than one instrument.

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4. Complete the sentences with the words in the box. Remember to use of where necessary.

all     any     each     few     many     most     no     some


1 We enjoyed the Kandinsky exhibition. __All of__ the pictures were painted by the Russian artist.

2 There are ____________ boys in the school choir, only girls.

3 We had ____________ dinner before we went out as we would be getting home late.

4 They aren’t a successful band. ____________ people have heard of them.

5 I saw ____________ the film, but I missed the end because friend phoned me.

6 The teacher read ____________ poem carefully before deciding which one should win the poetry competition.

7 They didn’t go to the festival because they didn’t know ____________ the bands.

8 They didn’t sing ____________ songs from their new album, only the title track.

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2 no   3 some   4 Few   5 most of

6 each   7 any of   8 many

Challenge!

Write true sentences about your classmates. Use the phrases in the box and all, most, many, some, a few, one or none.

play in a band

are professional dancers

go to concerts

like opera

listen to music

know how to read music


Some of us play in a band.

________.

________.

________.

________.

________.

________.