Unit 8 Have You Got Much Work To Do? - TeachMeSoft

Unit 8 Have You Got Much Work To Do?

Unit 8 Have You Got Much Work To Do?

Grammar Points

I've got many games.
There isn't much time.
Do you get much homework?
I've got many toys.
There isn't much chocolate.
He's got a lot of homework.
Use 'many'for things we can count. Use 'much'for things we can't count. 
  • How many computers / games / sweets are there?
  • How much time / money/ homework have you got?

In questions and negative sentences we use 'much', but we usually use 'a lot of' in positive sentences.
  • Have you got much water?
  • I haven't got much water.
  • I've got a lot of water.


1. Read the following dialogue and then do the instructions!

Wife : Buy sugar , please. Also, we need potatoes. Buy two kilograms.
Husband: What about some fruit?
Wife : Sure, buy oranges and bananas .
Husband: Anything else?
Wife : want a cake from the s cake shop
Husband: Chocolate cake?
Wife : Yes. Also, coffee. That's all .
Husband: Ok.

a. Mark the statements rfor true and Fforfalse according to the dialogue.
  1.  The husband is going to the supermarket.
  2. He will buy some sugar, and tomatoes.
  3. The wife wants two kilograms of potatoes.
  4. She wants chocolate cake.
  5. They don't need any fruit.
  6. The husband will not buy bananas.
  7. The wife is going shopping, too.
  8. The wife doesn't drink coffee.

b. Answer the following questions.
  1. What do the husband and wife need from the supermarket?
  2. Who is going shopping?
  3. How much sugar will the husband buy?
  4. How many tomatoes will he buy?
  5. What kind of cake does the wife like?
  6. How many oranges will the husband buy?

2. Circle the food that we count.
coffee bread pizza cheese tomato   rice
orange potato chocolate sandwich tea          cake

3. Look at the answer in brackets. Complete the question. Use much or many.
For example: How   much    sugar do you need? -Half a kilo.
  1. How __________ oranges are there? (There are twenty oranges.)
  2. How __________ butter do we need? (We don't need any butter.)
  3. How __________ potatoes do you have? (About 10.)
  4. How __________ rice is there? (Not much.)
  5. How __________ apples are there in your basket? (Seven.)
  6. How __________ bread do you eat? (Oh, I eat a lot of bread.)
  7. How __________ CDs do you have? (More than fifty.)
  8. How __________ chocolateis there in the fridge? (Not much.)
  9. How __________ milk should I get at the supermarket? (Two cartons.)
  10. How __________ novels should you read this weel? (At least two.)

4. Underline the correct word.
For example: I don't have many/ much apples.
  1. We don't have that many/ much potatoes.
  2. I didn't buy many/ much sugar yesterday.
  3. How many/ much tomatoes are there in the basket?
  4. How many/ much rice did you buy?
  5. There is too many/ much coffee in the cup.
  6. How many/ much water do you drink every day?
  7. Are there many/ much bananas?
  8. There isn't many/ much tea.
  9. There aren't many/ much birds on the tree today.
  10. Mother doesn't use many/ much pepper in her cooking.

Role Play

Role Play

Work in pairs. At the grocery store, Student A is the client. He or she wants to buy onions, carrots, bananas, butter, milk, bread, and rice. Student B is the shopkeeper. He or she is out of bananas and butter and he or she hasn't got much rice. Act it out for class.


You are going shopping for you mother. Here is the list of things you need to buy. Write sentences to ask your mother how much/ many of each thing she needs
Little Helper Shopping list
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  1. How many apples do you need?
  2. How much lettuce do you need?
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