3.52.3: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Hello students! Congratulations on completing Years 1 and 2 of American English. Now that you are better prepared and that your American English is stronger, during years 3, 4, and 5 of your American English studies with Maestro Sersea, you will receive a different English grammar lesson each week.

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  1. Lesson 3.52.3: Year 3
    Everyday Grammar: ” Little vs A little, Few vs A few”
    The word little means a bit of or hardly any amount, the little means some or a small quantity.
    Little (not much).
    1: The little boy was unconscious.
    2: I have little interest doing math’s homework.
    3: The kitchen is very little.
    4: My uncle has got little ranch in Texas
    A little (A small amount)
    We use, a little with singular uncountable nouns.
    1: A little milk is left in the fridge.
    2: Ali’s mother spread a little jam on his bread.
    3: I need a little piece of cake.
    4: With a little effort he located the shop.
    Both the term, few and a few technically refer to more than one. Few means not, ‘a lot of’ and, a few means, ‘Some’
    Few (Not many)
    1: I have few good friends.
    2: Few people went to the concert.
    3: There are few honest politicians.
    A few (A small amount)
    1: I have a few days off next month.
    2: He is a painter and has won a few awards on his painting.

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