Lekcja 23

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meal posiłek breakfast śniadanie lunch posiłek popołudniowy

dinner obiad a day dzień morning poranek, rano evening wieczór

People generally eat three meals a day, which we call breakfast, lunch and dinner. We generally have breakfast at about 8 o'clock in the morning, lunch at about 1 o'clock and dinner at about 8 o'clock in the evening.

Tell me the names of the three meals that people generally eat a day!

The names of the three meals that people generally eat a day are breakfast, lunch and dinner.

What time do you have your breakfast? I have my breakfast at 8 o'clock.

What time do you have your lunch? I have my lunch at 1 o'clock.

What time does your dinner begin? My dinner begin at 8 o'clock.

What time does your dinner end? My dinner ends at 9 o'clock.

How long does his/her dinner last? His/her dinner lasts 1 hour.

Jak długo trwa jego/jej obiad? Jego/jej obiad trwa 1 godzinę.

knife nóż fork widelec

What do we use to eat with? We use a knife and fork to eat with.

DLA RZECZY POLICZALNYCH

many wiele more .. than więcej niż the most najwięcej

few mało fewer .. than mniej niż the fewest najmniej

DLA RZECZY NIEPOLICZALNYCH

much wiele more .. than więcej niż the most najwięcej

little mało less .. than mniej niż the least najmniej

exception wyjątek quantity ilość singular pojedyńczy

Many and much have the same meaning, but we use many with things we can count. For example, we can count pens :

1 pen, 2 pens, 3 pens etc. We can count books, chairs etc. Generally the things we can count take an s in the plural.

People is an exception. It has no s, but we use many with it.

Much, on the other hand, we use with things we cannot count. For example, we cannot count water and sugar.

We cannot say one water, two waters, one sugar, two sugars etc. These things are a singular quantity and take no s.

Money is no exception: we can count money, but we do not say one money, two monies. We say one Pound, two Pound, one Franc, two Francs etc.

We say one bottle of water, two bottles of water, one kilo of sugar, two kilos of sugar.

What's the difference between many and much?

The difference between many and much is that we use many with things we can count and much with things we can't count.

Róznica pomiędzy many i much jest taka, że many używamy dla rzeczy, które można policzyć, a much dla rzeczy, których nie możemy policzyć.

Give me a sentence with many in it, please! There are many cars in a large city.

Give me a sentence with much in it ! I do not put much sugar in my tea.

Few and little also have the same meaning, but we use few with things we can count, and little with things we cannot count.

What's the difference between few and little ?

The difference between few and little is that we use few with things we can count and little with things we can't count.

Give me a sentence with few in it, please ! There are few tables in this school.

Give me a sentence with little in it ! I drink little milk.

many dużo, wiele few kilka, mało

Are there many pictures on these walls?

No, there aren't many pictures on these walls, but there are few picturas on these walls.

Are there few people in a large city?

No, there aren't few people in a large city, but there are many people in a large city.

much dużo, wiele little mało, niewiele

Do you drink much wine? No, I don't drink much wine, but I drink little wine.

Do you eat little bread? No, I don't eat little bread, but I eat much bread.

fewer .. than mniej niż (dla rzeczy policzalnych) less .. than mniej niż (dla rzeczy niepoliczalnych)

whisky whisky bank bank

The difference between fewer .. than and less .. than is that we use

fewer .. than with things we can count, and less .. than with things we cannot count.

For example, I have fewer thumbs than fingers. I drink less milk than water.

What's the difference between fewer .. than and less .. than? The difference between fewer .. than and less .. than is that we use fewer .. than with things we can count, and less .. than with things we can't count.

Give me a sentence with fewer .. than in it, please! There are fewer pictures in this room than chairs.

Give me a sentence with less .. than in it! I eat less food than my brother.

Are there more people in Europe than in Asia?

No, there aren't more people in Europe than in Asia, but there are fewer people in Europe than in Asia.

Have you more money than The Bank of England?

No, I don't have money than The Bank of England, but I've less money than The Bank of England.

Do you eat more meat than bread? No, I don't eat more meat than bread, but I eat less meat than bread.

the fewest najmniej (dla rzeczy policzalnych) the least najmniej (dla rzeczy niepoliczalnych)

salt sól that (= the one) ta, ten

The difference between the fewest and the least is the same as that between fewer .. than and less .. than.

The fewest we use with things we can count, whilst the least we use with things we cannot count.

For example. Of these three places London, Oxford and Greenwich, Greenwich has the fewest buildings.

Of these three people Mr Brown, Mr Smith and Mr Jones, Mr Jones drinks the least coffee.

What's the difference between the fewest and the least? The difference between the fewest and the least is that we use the fewest with things we can count, whilst we use the least with things we can't count.

Give me a sentence with the fewest in it, please! In my family my brother is the one who reads the fewest books.

Give me a sentence with the least in it! In my family my sister is the one who eats the least bread.

Of these three books has this book the most pages?

No, of these three books, this book hasn't the most pages, but it has the fewest pages.

Who eats the least food in your family? My brother eats the least food in my family.

Who drinks the least coffee in your family? My sister drinks the least coffee in my family.

Of these three foods: bread, meat and salt do you eat salt the most?

No, of those three foods, bread, meat and salt I don't eat salt the most, but I eat it the least.

Of these three drinks, water, milk and wine do you drink wine the most ?

No, of those three drinks, water, milk and wine I don't drink wine the most, but I drink it the least.

Przelewy PL UK