Spanish Quantifiers: mucho, poco, todo… (A1)

Spanish quantifiers are words that indicate quantity and they are also called indefinite adjectives: They answer the question “How many?”

Spanish quantifiers

The following overview is based on Spanish quantifiers mucho, poco, and todo. It illustrates how the form of an adjective always corresponds to the noun it matches. Apply the concept of number as your first step. The singular form of an adjective is used with the singular form of a noun and the plural form of an adjective with a plural noun. Apply the concept of gender next. Use the masculine form of an adjective with a masculine noun and the feminine form with a feminine noun.

Indefinite adjectives list

Here you have a list of the most important Spanish indefinite adjectives:

Spanish quantifiers: mucho, poco, todo

Spanish quantifiers examples

Look at the following examples, with their English translations, in which indefinite adjectives have been used:

Tengo poco trabajo ( I have little work).

He vivido aquí toda mi vida (I have lived here my whole life).

Todos los libros están en las estanterías (All the books are on the shelves).

Hay muchas personas en la calle (there are a lot of people in the street).

So, remember that the indefinite adjectives, also called quantifiers, can show the quantity and are placed before the noun. They agree with their nouns in gender and number.

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Go to practice 2: mucho, mucha, muchos, muchas.

Go to practice 1: todo, toda, todos, todas.

Go to pracctice 3: poco, poca, pocos, pocas.

See differences: muy, mucho, mucha, muchos, muchas.

Once you feel more confident with the indefinite adjectives, why don’t you try to learn more about the indefinite pronouns such as: nada, nadie, algo and alguien, sure you will find them quite easy to learn and useful to use.

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