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GRAMMAR PRACTICE Complete the conversations. Write the correct words. Practice with a partner. 1. Q: How much trash do you have to throw out?

2. Q: How many bottles does she want to recycle?

A: I have ___________. a lot / a few a lot 3. Q: How much cardboard do they have to recycle?

A: She has ___________. a few / a little 4. Q: Do they have any newspapers to recycle?

A: They have ___________. a little / a few

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Complete the questions with How much or How many. Practice answering with a partner.

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How many 1. ___________________ plastic bottles do they have?

2. ___________________ glass do they have to recycle? 3. ___________________ Styrofoam does he have to throw out? 4. ___________________ magazines do we have to recycle? 5. ___________________ newspapers do they have? 6. ___________________ cans does she have to recycle?

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F. First, have students work individually and then compare their answers in pairs/groups. Finally, go through the answers together, and then practice in pairs.

A: Yes, they have ___________. a little / a few

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E. NOTE: We often use “a couple” the same as we use “a few”.

7. ___________________ trash do you have to throw out?

Read the conversation. Circle the correct words. Jesse: Hey Rolando. Where are you going?

Rolando: I’m going to the recycling center. I have a (1) few /many glass bottles to recycle.

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G. EXPANSION: Practice as a dialog/ role-play.

Jesse: Can I go with you? I have (2) many / a lot of magazines and plastic to recycle and (3) a little/ many cardboard.

Rolando: Okay – sure! (4) How many/ How much magazines do you have? Jesse: About 10.

Rolando: Okay and (5) how much/ how many cans do you want to recycle? Jesse: Just (6) a little/ a lot – and only three cardboard boxes.

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Read the questions. Write the answers. Use the words in parentheses.

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1. How many newspapers do they have?

They have a few ________________________________. (a few)

________________________________. (a little)

3. How much Styrofoam do we have?

________________________________. (any)

4. How many plastic bottles does he have to recycle?

________________________________. (a lot)

5. How many shirts do they have to donate?

________________________________. (a few)

6. How much cardboard to you have to recycle?

________________________________. (any)

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2. How much trash does she have to throw out?

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Answer Key:

E. 2. a few 3. a little 4. a few

F. 2. How much 3. How much 4. How many 5. How many 6. How many 7. How much G. 1. few 2. a lot 3. a little 4. how many 5. how many 6. a little H. 2. She has a little. 3. We don’t have any. 4. He has a lot. 5. They have a few. 6. I don’t have any. intercambio.org/teachers

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