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354 Comments on “Talking About Quantity in English – A FEW, A LITTLE, FEW, LITTLE”

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Very useful lesson. Thank you so much for these free lessons. God bless you. Murat from Turkey.

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009

    reallly god bless u…tnx

    Thursday, January 21st 2010

    Thanks, this lesson was very helpful.

    Wednesday, March 31st 2010

    Very interesting

    Saturday, March 25th 2017

Thank you so much for lesson.Your explanation made me got more clearly…..

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

hi alex!!!
than you very much for your videos! they really helped me a lot with my english grammar :D

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

good lesson!!

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

thank you for your explanation, is very clear, and to the point.

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

dear Alex, I like your lessons you’re a good teacher, why you said I have a little money why isn’t I have a few money, because you can said I have one dollar, two dollars

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

    I said this because money is actually a non-count noun. You can count dollars and cents, but you can’t count the noun money.

    For example, you can say “one dollar,” two dollars,” but you can’t say “one money,” “two monies.”

    Because you can’t say “two monies,” you can use “few” or “a few,” because they are only used with count nouns.

    Friday, February 5th 2010

      You said:
      Because you can’t say “two monies,” you can use “few” or “a few,” because they are only used with count nouns.
      – I assume you meant to say: you cannot use ‘few’ or ‘a few’…!

      Tuesday, June 29th 2010

        i want you explain about a few, few, a little, and little again.
        because i remember that little is negative meaning, all right? why this sentence.ex I have little time for rude people (it’s a positive?)

        Sunday, February 27th 2011

Dear Alex,thahks a lot for such a nice and at the same time very clear explanation of this grammar rule.Now it is clear as a bell.

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

Dear Alex.
How about lot of and a lot of these are same like few and a few?

Thursday, December 3rd 2009

what’s the diffirence betweent “few” and “a few”

Friday, December 4th 2009

Thanks Alex. Your explanation was so clear and very useful. Thanks again

Friday, December 4th 2009

Thanks Alex.i wright your lesson on few pages and listen again.

Saturday, December 5th 2009


That mean I can use (a few) and (a lettle) with positive sence.
And (few) , (lettle) with negative sence.

Thanks a lot.

Saturday, December 5th 2009

very good

Sunday, December 6th 2009

very good

Monday, December 7th 2009

Sir, You are the best. Thanks a lot for excellent explanation.

Tuesday, December 8th 2009

Thank you for your explanation about the their differeneces.

Friday, December 11th 2009


Dear, Mr Alex

Thank you very much for you teaching me and always watch your video lesson . I hope so you will have the new lesson.

Thank you.


Saturday, December 12th 2009

man u r great … :)
the best teacher at this site

Saturday, December 12th 2009

he is so handsome :x :x

Sunday, December 13th 2009

I like to learn English Speaking in greatly.
So pleas help me and teach,you and me contact with my email adders.

Monday, December 14th 2009


Tuesday, December 15th 2009


Thursday, December 17th 2009

hi!alex ! it`s the first time i get it and… thank you for your lesson ! i appreciate that!

Thursday, December 17th 2009

Ok, now understand it, thanks

Friday, December 18th 2009

hello alex!!

Thanks for this wonderful lesson. I had few confusions to use the words FEW,A FEW, LITTLE, A LITTLE. U clear them out. But anyway , Would u like to correct my upper sentence which i have write down with word FEW… :) Please RSVP. :)

This is Liza Here.

Friday, December 18th 2009

Very good lesson

Saturday, December 19th 2009

thanks very interesting to follow this lesson

Sunday, December 20th 2009

useful lesson, I liked it a lot.

Sunday, December 20th 2009

thank you so much alex.your explains was simply but ditactic for me.again thanks

Sunday, December 20th 2009

Please tell me how to download video please

Friday, December 25th 2009

Thank you so much for this highly informative lecture. But i want to ask you one question and that is you said in the lecture that we cannot count money but when we say that we have one Rupee, two rupee and so on aren’t we counting the money? plz sir reply to my question bcoz it is very confusing. thak you.

Friday, December 25th 2009

    Money is actually a non-count noun. You can count dollars and cents, but you can’t count the noun money.

    For example, you can say “one dollar,” two dollars,” but you can’t say “one money,” “two monies.”

    You can have “little” or “a little” money, but you can’t have “few” or “a few” monies. On the other hand, you can have “few” or “a few” dollars, but you can’t have “little” or “a little” dollars, because dollar is a count noun.

    I hope this helps!

    Friday, February 5th 2010

      so your talking about the money in word? not in money that you can count.

      Thursday, April 28th 2011

Dear Alex, thank you for making so easy to understand the diference betwen “few” and “a few”, also “little” and “a little”.
I know that you do not make the rule but for me, and for “aresha” too, the money are the most count-able thing in this world.
Do you have any money, do you have some money let me know how many or how much? At this point it is confused for me.

Friday, December 25th 2009

    The teacher is saying money is general and cannot be counted. But money is made up of dollars and cents. So, a person does not count one money, two monies. But you can count 1 dollar and 2 dollars.
    I have a little money. I only have a few dollars and a few cents.

    I drank a little water. I drank a few drops of water. I drank a few ounces. I drank a few sips.
    When the general term like water can be broken down into small units of measurement, then one can count.

    Hope this helps.

    Wednesday, January 6th 2010

The explanation is GREAT!!! thank you !

Monday, December 28th 2009

wow! thank your for your useful lesson!! i appreciate it.
i have a quesetion for you..
i took 5 questions after your lesson
but i got a wrong answer.
“She has few ideas.” is this noun” ideas” a count noun?
thank you:)

Tuesday, December 29th 2009

    Ideas is a count noun. You can have one idea, two ideas, three ideas, etc.

    I hope this helps!

    Friday, February 5th 2010

Is idea countable or uncountable noun? How about CD? why few ideas and not a few CD? thank you

Saturday, January 2nd 2010

    You can say “a few CDs,” because “few” and “a few” means more than one. You must use a plural count noun to use “few” and “a few.” CD is a count noun. You can have one CD, two CDs, three CDs, etc.

    Friday, February 5th 2010

Thank you!!!Its very interesting and useful lesson.

Monday, January 4th 2010

Thanks Alex, For wonderful lessons . I am just wondering ,Is there any school where I can learn engvid lessons ? I am living in Toronto .
Please let me know I would like to join your class.

Friday, January 8th 2010

Hi alex, in what moment can I use “VERY FEW/LITTLE” thankks in advance for you answer.

Sunday, January 10th 2010

Very good,I enjoyed doing it.

Wednesday, January 13th 2010

Thanks Alex
i am really lucky , because i have got a chance to be one of your students

Friday, January 15th 2010

    Hi Lara! I’m glad you’re enjoying these lessons too.

    Friday, February 5th 2010

really tnx,…i dont knw how to say thank you

Thursday, January 21st 2010

thank you mr.Alex
u r great ..
ur lessons r interesting

Friday, January 22nd 2010

great lessons from great person

thanks for u

Sunday, January 24th 2010

Thank you very much. I’ve learned a lot from your lesson.

Monday, January 25th 2010

Simply and clearly

Thank you

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010

its very good website i am not good english but when i enter your web sit wil good in english please make more

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010

very usefull lesson, thanks! (from brazil)

Monday, February 15th 2010

Thanks alex for such a wonderful lecture.it really helped a lot.

Wednesday, February 17th 2010

Its very good website I want to learn english and to be the best Thank you to our teacher Alex explaining the lesson so that we can understand easily.

Thursday, February 18th 2010

Such a good tutorial! Thank you Alex.

Saturday, February 20th 2010

thank you Sir , its really helpful !

Monday, February 22nd 2010

Good lesson alex ! I have had a mistake too, because I thougt that idea is uncountable word. Now, I must think twice, before tick the correct answer !
Thank a lot !

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010

I got 5 out of 5. Thanks for lesson

Saturday, February 27th 2010

thanks teacher for the lessons I really enjoy it.

Sunday, March 14th 2010

thank you so much,Alex . now I can recognize them

Tuesday, March 16th 2010

I don’t even believe that you are English Teachers…….

Wednesday, March 17th 2010

thanks so much

Saturday, March 20th 2010

thank you so so so much

Wednesday, March 24th 2010

All the explanation has been very important to me, I am really very happy after to find this site to take some doubt that I usually had before, I have just to say Thanks, Thanks, Thanks for at All.

Thursday, April 1st 2010

hi Alex..
thank you for the lesson…
i want to learn English i hope u can help me..
I’m not good in English actually,so i want to learn English greatly
i hope u can teach me,we can contact with my email..

Wednesday, April 7th 2010

Thank you for the lesson.
It’s very good explination and I’m all ears with you on the video.

Thursday, April 8th 2010

I got 4/ 5 question.. but it is little bit confuse, until i have to read again and again… I want to ask how to use it without confuse in speaking, I don’t have a partner for talking about. Thanks.

Friday, April 9th 2010

Hi, Alex!
Can we apply rule about positive and negative sentence(with and without “a”) for 1th and 2th examples:
I read a few pages(fact without emotion)
I read few pages(i want read more and more, I regret, but I must go to work) or
I drank little water(i want drink one more glass)

It’s right or folly?
^Thank you^

Monday, April 19th 2010

Hi Alex,

I love all of your lesson its always good to clear concept.I would like to learn all this in the class. Can you plz let me know is it possible to join your classes in Toronto??

thanks and regards

Tuesday, April 20th 2010

Thanks Alex!

Such a good lesson! :)

Friday, April 23rd 2010

thanks Alex
i respect you so much

Tuesday, April 27th 2010

thanks Alex I am learnig a lot from your lessons bye.

Monday, May 3rd 2010

I love your explanation! Very clear. I’ve learned alot with you. Even the most basic things that I considered to know, but after watching your videos I reinforced and improved my knowledge! Thank you

Thursday, May 6th 2010

thanks… god bless you

Sunday, May 9th 2010

Hi Alex,
What would you put her- a few or few:
We have been to Turkey …. times now, and we always enjoy it.

Would appreciate your help,

Monday, May 10th 2010

Thank you for lesson!!!

Saturday, May 15th 2010

Thanks a lot i like ur classes because i can understand u than other. ur way of teaching is very good and i understand the usage of few little once again thank u

Tuesday, May 18th 2010

Thanks Mr.Alex… your explanation and presentation skill is really awesome…

i am expecting a lot from you..

once again thank for your good work….

keep it up…

Thursday, May 20th 2010

THANKS SIR,very good lesson……i have a query about the use of ‘the little’ and ‘the few’ too…are their usages similar??

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010

thank you very very much sir

Monday, June 7th 2010

thank s you have good explain lesson.we need more ;the verbs and verb sentens.good luck

Thursday, June 10th 2010

Hi, Alex I´m from Brazil and I really appraciate your lessons. Please add me on my msn: val-decy2008@hotmail.com
skype: waldecy.jose.rodrigues
Thanks for all the lessons you have posted.

Thursday, June 10th 2010

thanks, Sir Alex, you are a good teacher personally i like you and your teaching way.

Friday, June 11th 2010

Thank you, it is a good lesson

Monday, June 14th 2010

One comment about the ‘few/a few’ and ‘little/a little’ topic:
Consider these two sentences:
1. There is little merit in your argument
2. Few people would challenge the giant
Can these two statements include nothing/zero in the implied meanings? That is, can ‘little merit’ include ‘no merit’? Same for few.

Tuesday, June 29th 2010

The lesson was very clear.Many thanks

Friday, July 9th 2010

Hi Alex!Nice to see you again:)i’ve one more question about using “a little”and “little”.For exampla,I’ve seen a nice t-shirt,and i want to buy it,but i havn’t enough maney,and i say:”I’ve LITTLE maney”but if i had enough maney i would say”i’ve A LITTLE maney”-is it correct?

Sunday, July 18th 2010

I have had a litle knowledge of a few, a little, few, little but I very confuse when using them. Now my mind is clear about them after your lesson. Thank you very much.

Sunday, July 18th 2010

THank you for this quiz

Sunday, July 25th 2010

Hi Alex, I would like to explain about when to use Can, Could, Shall, Should, Will, Would, May, Might and must. Please …

Thursday, July 29th 2010

please explain about the difference between me and I

Wednesday, August 4th 2010

Thanks a lot for this lesson! It’s really usefull and interesting! You said very very clearly!
Hope to see you in many next lessons! One more thanks so much! ^_^

Sunday, August 8th 2010

thanks a lo yar…., its very useful to us…

Monday, August 9th 2010

Thanks a lot!!

Sunday, September 5th 2010

Interesting!!!!!!I have learn a lot.

Sunday, September 12th 2010

Thank a lot !!! :D

Tuesday, September 14th 2010

thankxit is good

Wednesday, September 15th 2010

Hi Alex,you are THE BEST,thanks a lot!

Monday, September 20th 2010

thanks so much Alex

Monday, September 20th 2010

Hi Alex,
Hi Alex,
How are you? I’m fine!
I have curious about this lesson title. Using a few and few i a little and little.
Why did you use “i” instead “and” in a middle of the title ?

Monday, September 20th 2010

Hi Alex,how are you?You are a good teacher,I instead a bed student.I study evry day so hard,but I still don’t understand english.Can you give mi some advice please?

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010

Thank you very much Alex. You are very good teacher.

Monday, September 27th 2010


We really appreciate the clarity of your presentation. You are a woderful teacher. Keep up the good work.

We are from Ethiopia.


Wednesday, September 29th 2010

Hi Alex:

How is that idea is a count noun?

Wednesday, September 29th 2010

Can u please teach the difference between which and what?
Many thxs.Do you say which color is this or what color is this?

Thursday, October 7th 2010

I hope to know how to diffrentiate between a few and few as well as little and a little. Now I knew when can we use little or few and in which sentence.

Saturday, October 9th 2010

thx u so much,it’s so easy to understand.

Friday, October 22nd 2010

thank you so much for yor excellent explanation. I hope to use well in the future.

Friday, October 22nd 2010

Hi! Mr. Alex this is M.Nasim saying u greetings from Afghanistan. My dear teacher I really appreciate you, and you have a very good accent, therefore, serve us and provide us with ur better English pronunciation.
Hope u the straight and the way God likes….

Sunday, October 24th 2010

I wanet learn English jasut leilial for english belues halab my

Sunday, October 24th 2010

I really want you for teahing me this Alex.

Monday, October 25th 2010

Great! I already understand why money is a
non-acount noun!
thank you so much.

Wednesday, October 27th 2010

Hi Mr.Alex,
Thank you so much. I can able to understand your teaching video. It is very useful to improve my grammer and accent skill.

Thursday, October 28th 2010

This was a very usfel lesson for me- i start learing english soon and this lesson helped me alot
thank u :)

Sunday, October 31st 2010

Extremly good…It makes me easier to understand few and little

Thursday, November 4th 2010

Thanks a lot that I have studied English from this http://www.engvid.com

Friday, November 5th 2010

thanks to u engvid.

Friday, November 12th 2010

Thanks for your lessons. I really enjoy them. Could you be kind to add some more lessons related to Future Simple, Future Progressive, Future Perfect Progressive?

Sunday, November 14th 2010

Hi Mr.Alex
You said really brief lesson about a few, a little.I have few questions to you, i hope you would like to answer!Thank you
1. A few is used in special negative for countnoun?example: Can i have a few apples?

Sunday, November 14th 2010

Each day is a new experience. I have been using these words/grammar for many years now and never really knew the differences. However, I now do. I feel more educated after going through every lesson here in engVid. I think my spelling and vocabulary are under control but my grammar needs a good polish up :-) You will be delighted to know that you are doing a wonderful job. Wish you all the very best and thank you so much for everything. – Maun

Friday, November 19th 2010

my name is yara i am a new student i heard this lesson but i got difficulties in second qestion because for me i thought that IDEAS IS NOT COUNT NOUN SO WHY WE PUT FEW NOT LITTLE.THANKS IN ADVANCE

Saturday, November 20th 2010

Dear Alex sir
Sometimes we also use The Little and The Few
Can you please clarify that too ?

I shall be thankful for giving a hand to me.

Monday, November 22nd 2010


Wednesday, December 1st 2010

God bless all of you for the great help you offer.
Is there any material for michigan proficiency

Sunday, December 5th 2010

Why can’t we use few for few money instead of little money.You mentioned few is used for countable

Wednesday, December 8th 2010

It has always been a bit confusing for me! Thanks for talking about it in a clear and easy way. What the usage of “a bit”?

Thursday, December 9th 2010

ash ash!! necesiito informacion para un proyecto no un viideo este hombre parece bobo ashh graxias x nada

Saturday, December 11th 2010

Thanks. Finally someone explained it to me clearly :)

Monday, December 13th 2010


From Hong Kong

Wednesday, December 15th 2010

Dear Alex
very usefull your class for me

Saturday, December 18th 2010

I’m a little bit confuse i thought I cant use few for non count noun. Thanks

Tuesday, December 21st 2010

    Hi Mig,

    You are correct. “Few” and “A few” are for count nouns. Did I say something different somewhere in the lesson?

    Sunday, January 9th 2011

wow i found this lesson very hard to understand but thank you any way alex for the help that you give us thanks

Wednesday, December 29th 2010

thanks!^^u so much

Friday, December 31st 2010

thank you so much!

Monday, January 3rd 2011

I got full mark in the quiz.
Thank you alex.

Friday, January 7th 2011

thank you very much i had just one mistake.

Saturday, January 8th 2011

I have one mistake to:(
Thank you from Kosovo!!!

Wednesday, January 12th 2011

Thank you Alex,that was very useful for us.

Wednesday, January 19th 2011

    hi how are you ? i am from Baku )))

    Thursday, November 17th 2011

Dear sir
i download all lecture from you websit plz tell me what is the software use for see in these lecture.

Thursday, January 20th 2011

thanx Alex…….. these lessons r very usefull

Monday, January 24th 2011

thank so lot alex, i wish that you’ll supply more videos same like this, thanks

Wednesday, January 26th 2011

hi how are you doing sir ,first thing thank you so must for all and i wish to have good tuck you too and

Friday, January 28th 2011

Sir,money is countable,then why is it used with little?

Saturday, March 5th 2011

    We cannot say “one money, two monies, three monies.” You can count dollars, cents, yen, etc., but you can not count the term “money” itself.

    Sunday, April 17th 2011

I am afraid,your explanation is not so clear for non-native speakers. I explain in a different and simple way. Few is opposite to many and a few is a little bit more than few. Little is opposite to much, and a little is a little bit more than little.

Thursday, March 17th 2011

What’s the difference between borrow and lend?


Friday, March 18th 2011

thanks Alex.
This site is very useful.

Thursday, March 31st 2011

Thank you so much.

Sunday, April 3rd 2011

respected sir ur all lessons are wonderful and informative. i need videos on ” the use of could have , should have must have etc”

Monday, April 4th 2011

so much thanks from you your pronounciation is very fantastic i like it god bless u Muslim from Afghanistan

Tuesday, April 5th 2011

i cant say thnak you enough for your lessons because is very very usefull to people god is bless you are but please can you some time send for me ask my name is ahmad iam kurdish iraq but live in holand thnak you agine

Wednesday, April 6th 2011

Hi Alex, your explanation is pretty nice and clear. Can you please post a lesson of “can” and “could”? Please explain me how they are used because sometimes people use them as same meaning.

Thursday, April 7th 2011

I appreciate it for that. It’s really benefit.

Saturday, April 23rd 2011

HI Alex You are great, thank you engvid group.
Could you give us a lesson about the difference between: Than and Then

Thanks in advance

Monday, April 25th 2011

Thank you so much. You’re a very good teacher!

Monday, April 25th 2011

thanks a lot…… i thought they are the same…

Wednesday, April 27th 2011

I undertood very well. Thank you so much. Lily from Brasil.

Wednesday, April 27th 2011

great lesson

Thursday, April 28th 2011

hello mr alex it a very helpful lesson thanks alot

but why in the quiz you have a few penny is wrong

Saturday, April 30th 2011

    Hi mohamed,

    “penny” is singular. “A few” must be followed with a plural count noun. If the answer said “You have few pennies,” it would have been okay.

    Sunday, May 8th 2011

hello Mr Alex;i am really grateful;but i just want to shed light on this:when we talk about count-nn and the opposite ,i think we say:countable nouns,and uncountable nouns…nout count-nouns and non-count???please give me an answer to that

Thursday, May 5th 2011


    it depends who you talk to. :) Sometimes I call them “count” and “non-count” nouns, and sometimes I call them “countable” and “uncountable” nouns. It’s the same thing, and just two ways to talk about the same thing.

    Sunday, May 8th 2011

thax for teaching us….

Friday, May 6th 2011

i’m one of the fans for your lessons

Saturday, May 7th 2011


    Sunday, May 8th 2011

when we had this lessons in the school . i was angry from my teacher so. I begin draw in my book and I don’t understood anything .now i understood. Thanks alot . what we can do without you & engvid.com.

Thursday, May 12th 2011

    Haha, that’s great. Thanks!

    Thursday, May 12th 2011

    Dear Alex sir
    Sometimes we also use The Little and The Few
    Can you please clarify that too ?

    I shall be thankful for giving a hand to me.

    Wednesday, October 12th 2011

u r great teacher i’m so thankful for what u do for us we love u .

Friday, May 13th 2011

i love you so much

Sunday, May 15th 2011

why in english that people said IN QUESTION
(a little bread)
and (a little cake)??.we can count a bread 7 cake is countable .

Monday, May 23rd 2011

Thank you for the lesson. I understand everything, but i still have a question with using “a few of”. Sometimes they say “a few”+ sth and sometimes “a few of” + sth. Can you help?

Wednesday, May 25th 2011

100% quiz, thank you,I`m from Brazil

Thursday, May 26th 2011

I’m thankfull to you,that you delivered your lecturer very precisely.But i’m still confused to know that little money,& few lemon?

Friday, May 27th 2011

why our teacher said cake and bread is uncountable take (a little),so why can you explane we can say one bread two bread,and cake also.
love engvid & u only .best teachers ever i seen :)

Wednesday, June 1st 2011

This is a terrific lesson. I always had confusion on these cases. Thanks Alex. May Allah bless you and your family.

Thursday, June 2nd 2011

I didn’t understand the difference between a little and little, a few and few. And now I understand.
Thank you.

Friday, June 3rd 2011

very interesting and useful for everyone.

Saturday, June 4th 2011

I always like your explanations…you are an excelent teacher.

Thursday, June 9th 2011

many thanks?

Thursday, June 9th 2011

I like your method of teaching……..
thank you soo much!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, June 28th 2011

Thank you for helpful my grammar.^^

Thursday, June 30th 2011

thank you for that class,you are a very good teacher,,,,,,i have a problem with a little money or little money:why you say a little money i think you say a few money because you can count the money,,i can say one peney,two peney ,,,three peney,,,please help me teacher in that confusion,,,,,,GOD BLESS YOU

Tuesday, July 5th 2011

This lesson is very good!
Thanks for you help Alex!
I like very much of your classes!

Friday, July 8th 2011

thanks for all the lesson that you have, this is useful for every one who want to know the proper use of polite English.

Wednesday, July 13th 2011

Hello Alex,
Your explanation is very good and useful.
Could you please explain what’s different between “Kind of” and “Sort of”??

Thanks a lot,

Thursday, July 14th 2011

I can’t thank you enough !

Saturday, July 23rd 2011

really it’s useful, thanks

Saturday, July 23rd 2011

thank you so much i have scored the quiz

Saturday, July 23rd 2011



Monday, July 25th 2011

awesome website to improve grammar…thanks to the creator

Monday, August 1st 2011

thank u very much for this beneficial lesson.

Monday, August 15th 2011

thanks Alex
i like your lessons
what is the diffrence between a lot of and alot and lots of


Tuesday, August 16th 2011

Thank you! Alex.
Like always Very Very Nice way to explain the difference. I really like Ur lessons.

Thursday, August 18th 2011

I realy enjoyed this subject thank you

Saturday, August 20th 2011

thank a lot :)

Wednesday, August 24th 2011

really helpful thank you very much

Tuesday, September 20th 2011

i’m in a esl program now, and i have been learning this lesson for the all 3 passed weeks nathing was so clear than it is now. thx allex

Thursday, September 22nd 2011

I get 5 correct answers)) Thanks a lot for your wonderful and free lessons!It’s Music for my ears!!)))

Friday, September 23rd 2011

Hi Alex,

You very good teacher. Thanks, Agnieszka from Poland.

Friday, September 23rd 2011

I am fortunate one today to learn a new lesson

Thursday, October 6th 2011

Thank you very much this is the first time I got it

Friday, October 28th 2011

thank you teacher

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011

thks for your help. It’s very clearly

Sunday, November 6th 2011

thanks so much , i found very useful your course
thank you again

Wednesday, November 16th 2011

hi teacher you’re very good and clear , thanks a lot for your motivation and explanation ,
i ask you about some thing what i need i’m working at HP company in support technical customers and i always need to improve my English this why i need if possible to do some conversations where you can involve the users (us) to interact with some speech by recordable

Wednesday, November 16th 2011

i mean by recorded speech

Wednesday, November 16th 2011

hi everybody ))) Does anybody want to talk to me in English ..it is going to improve our speaking )) thanks

Thursday, November 17th 2011

you’re the best

Saturday, November 19th 2011

ive got it… i had a very friendly grammmar eng teacher at institute..unforn he was quiet lazy..he didnt give clear examples as u did..ty so much…i understood all—

Sunday, November 20th 2011

Thank you for the video.

It was very useful!

Friday, November 25th 2011

It’s fantastic. I can’t believe it!

Saturday, November 26th 2011


Tuesday, November 29th 2011

thanks a lot sir for ur free lessons,, serves great help for us to know how to speak english grammatically correct… Godbless you…

Thursday, December 1st 2011

Dear Sir,
thanks for your all lessons.. but i can not watch this lesson… y

Thursday, December 1st 2011

thanks alot for your useful lesson. it helps me alot ^_^

Wednesday, December 7th 2011

Hi Alex, thank you for the clear explanation! You’re the best! :)

Sunday, December 11th 2011

Hi Alex,this lesson is not so easy for strangers but thanks for explanation.I like your pronantiation I understand you very well.

Friday, December 16th 2011

i learn more from your lectures. thank you

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

Hi, I am a TESL student at the moment and my post-secondary education is in linguistics. We were given a list of “difficult questions students will ask” the other day and little vs a little and few vs a few was part of it. Would you happen to know why we have a positive connotation associated with a few/a little? I was thinking about syntax, but a former classmate of mine suggested it might be related to pragmatics… Thanks in advance!

Thursday, January 12th 2012

thank you so much Alex,I wish you all the success !!!

Thursday, January 26th 2012

thanks teacher alex it was wonderful lesson and benefit

Friday, February 10th 2012

for me you are good teacher!, nice explanation!

Monday, February 20th 2012

what about work?
That company have little work?
that words are synonyms of little work?

Wednesday, February 29th 2012

This lesson is wonderful.now i understand the difference between a few and few

Friday, March 2nd 2012

Hi Alex thank you for the lesson
but I have question. How can I know if the sentences mean you have more or less for example: I have a little sugar

How can I notice the different ? may be the sentences mean you have more ?

Tomorrow I have major in grammar.

Sunday, March 4th 2012

thanks a million for this useful lesson ,I’ve always wanted to understand this tricky

Tuesday, March 6th 2012

thanx alex…

Thursday, March 15th 2012

Thank you very much sir Alex..
but I have question about(Ideas)
can you explain to us please..??
I think (Ideas) is un countable..
ex:advice is (un countable)..
we can’t say advices

Monday, March 19th 2012

Hello Alex.Thank you for lessons.I always watch them and nowadays I am able to speak english like Canadian.I have one suggestion for you .Can you explain me the all the signal words in english tenses.if you could I would be very happy

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thank you Alex!

Saturday, March 24th 2012

thank you

Tuesday, March 27th 2012

Alex u r so sweet
thank u so much!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, March 31st 2012

Thank you for the lesson.
It was very useful!
From Miami

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Thanx Alex you are speaking kindly and one by one so easy to understand you

Friday, April 6th 2012

Hello Alex,
Thank you very much for this lesson. I was very confused with these expressions.

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Now I could understand this complicated subject. Thanks a lot.
I’ll be always watching you .

Tuesday, April 24th 2012

    correcting the previous comment. sorry I wrote the teacher’s name instead of mine

    Tuesday, April 24th 2012

very important lesson

Wednesday, April 25th 2012

ok.thanks.it’s interesting.i got 80 scores.becoues of ‘sand’

Sunday, April 29th 2012

thank you for your fluent and understandable accent….

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

Tank you for your lesson.I would like to learn more and more.

Thursday, May 10th 2012

Good test!
From italy ;)

Monday, May 14th 2012

i am very lucky,because i have a few teachers to teach me.

Friday, May 25th 2012

thanx Alex…….. these lessons r very usefull for me.
form india.

Friday, June 1st 2012

thank you a lot ,very useful and i got it (*^__^*)

Sunday, June 3rd 2012

its is superb explanation of few/a few and little/a little .. but there is a question raised in my mind that is ” can we use few/little in negative or affirmative sentences” like i write ‘i have few books’ so can we write this sentence as ‘i haven’t few book’ or we can write this as ‘ i haven’t any books’.

Wednesday, August 1st 2012

Thanks¡¡ from Spain very interesting at last I understand

Friday, August 10th 2012

thanks so much ..really ..i wasn’t understand them before ,but in your video …. you have a way in your explanation it’s easy and flexible

thanks Alex :D

Saturday, September 1st 2012

I thank you very much.I don’t understand the difference b/n them. Girum form Ethiopia(Origin of Human Being)

Thursday, September 6th 2012

great lesson,thanks

Sunday, September 23rd 2012

Hi, Alex! Thank you for lesson.
Couldn’t you help me?
” Oh,we have little time!” Does it mean that we are late for…plane, and we have no time to get airport?

Tuesday, September 25th 2012

Hi,Alex I don´t understand why the sentence”My aunt has few food in her refrigerator”is incorrect.Could you help me,please?

Thursday, November 1st 2012

It’s quite difficult but you’re helping a lot. Greetings from the Czech republic.

Monday, November 5th 2012

Thank you teacher ….(*^_^*) huuuuh so difficult for me…….

Tuesday, November 20th 2012

thank you so much, Alex, for the clear explanation!)))))) I got it!:)

Tuesday, November 27th 2012

thank you so much Mr.Alex …
this lesson very useful to me and this lesson so much fun and I can understand with fast . I gor it now. :-D

Thursday, December 6th 2012

Plz tell me we should use here “little” or “few”
I have a ______ money in my wallet

Thursday, December 6th 2012

    You should use “little” because money is non-count. You can’t say “I have one money” or “I have two monies.” You can count dollars, pesos, etc. but not money.

    Friday, December 7th 2012

      What about if someone says “you had a few mistakes”? Is it better then “you had few mistakes”? Which of them means that I had fewer mistakes?

      Saturday, February 13th 2016

Thanx sir. This lesson is very helpful

Thursday, December 6th 2012

My question is: did you think about flower (one flower,two flowers….. quiz point 3) becuse I thought about flower (we use it for baking)
In my case it is correct, I think.
Your lessons are very helpful.Tks.

Tuesday, January 1st 2013

5 correct out of 5.I rock!! :)

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013

By the way, Mr.Alex. Can you help me understand the following sentence?
“Do I have to get ready now? Yes, it´s time we went.”
Why do we use “went” instead of “go”?
I didn’t get it.

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013

Hi Alex. I’m from Poland like you. As you know in our language we don’t have a difference between little and few in positive and negative meaning. It’s easy to understand but probably more difficulty to use if I’m not native speaker. Good Luck!

Sunday, January 20th 2013

thank you so much for this lesson although I’m still not confident about this topic it still makes me confused but the lesson was truly helpful

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013

Thank you so much for this great lesson

Monday, January 28th 2013

Thank you for the lessons, they are very helpful.
My score is 5/5.

Thursday, February 7th 2013

What is the difference in meaning between a little in theses two sentences below: –
I have a little watch
I have a little time
Another question please, Many ELLs, especially those who are immersed in English classes, overuse the expression a lot (of). While this expression is correct in informal language, what are some words or phrases that all students should use to express this same idea in formal writing or speaking?

Thursday, February 21st 2013

    You can’t say ” I have a little watch.” Because , watch is a countable noun.
    “I have a little time” is correct. Time is an uncountable nouns.You can’t count the time.
    Good days.

    Monday, September 16th 2013

thanks for your lessons!

Saturday, February 23rd 2013

Thanks teacher!

Monday, February 25th 2013

Thanks a lot for explanation. It’s was very understandable )))

Tuesday, February 26th 2013

Thank you. Techer Alex.

Wednesday, February 27th 2013

you’re the best alex thanks egain , .

Wednesday, March 13th 2013

thank you alex.
I have got full mark,but explain me (bit,little bit)please.
Thank you again.

Wednesday, March 27th 2013

Thank you

Sunday, May 19th 2013

You have a lot of good teachers!

Wednesday, August 7th 2013

Tanks one more time, Alex. You’re a great teacher. My best wishes for you.

Wednesday, August 14th 2013

Thank you Alex! I grasped the lesson.

Monday, August 19th 2013

I don’t understand. Why sentence ” you have a few penny ” is not correct?

Saturday, September 14th 2013

    The answer should be “you have a few pennies” because “penny” is a countable noun whereas “money” is not.

    EX: You have a few dollars/quarters/nickles/pennies.
    But, you have a little money.

    Tuesday, December 26th 2017

oh, yes

Monday, September 23rd 2013

thank u i got 5 of 5
this is first lesson for me

Thursday, October 3rd 2013

thanks! good lesson

Sunday, October 6th 2013

Hi Alex! this is my first time! I love Engvid, you’re the best!
I’d like to know what’s the difference between theses sentences, which one is wrong and why.
1)Suppose you’d like to give A LITTLE money as a gift.
2)Suppose you’d like to give LITTLE money as a gift.
3)We had A FEW problems finding seats at the theather.
4)We had FEW problems finding seats at the theather.
I’ll really appreciate if you help me to get rid of this confusion.

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013

this lesson’s very helpful. thank you so much!

Tuesday, December 17th 2013

thanks, very useful

Thursday, February 13th 2014

Good lesson dear Alex. Thanks

Sunday, March 2nd 2014

100/100 thanks

Thursday, March 6th 2014

useful lesson, thank you

Thursday, March 20th 2014

I think “I own a few CD” is correct too. Can you teach me why it’s not?

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

    ne CD is sangular we must say CDs

    Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

someone help me to understand about differnt between ‘
little’ and ‘a little’ ??

Thursday, April 24th 2014

Great explanation!Thnx)

Saturday, May 31st 2014

Thanx a lot alex not a little

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

Thanks alex :) it was an important lesson… I ask you to do a lesson about economic expressions .. vocabulary … or anything related with economy and economic crisis
It will be a good lesson and I will really appreciate that teacher :)
My regards

Thursday, September 18th 2014

Hi Alex! I have question about point 3 what mean penny (it is coin or unit of money equal 1/100 of a dollar). Why answer a few is incorrect?

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

    It is a coin. One penny cannot be a few pennies.

    Thursday, October 4th 2018

thank you Alex. Your lessons are very useful

Saturday, October 4th 2014

Thank you Alex for your lesson

Saturday, November 22nd 2014

Hi, Alex! thanks so much for ur simple and available explanation!

Friday, January 30th 2015

Thanks Alex for your free lessons. It’s very useful and help me so much.

Sunday, July 19th 2015

…thnx, nice lesson

Sunday, October 11th 2015

Your lectures have a really good influence on me.

Sunday, October 11th 2015

You are the best :D Thanks a lot (y)

Tuesday, November 24th 2015

I have got 100

Saturday, December 12th 2015

Thanks a lot Alex to make clear few, a few , little , a little. No confuse anymore.Great help .

Monday, December 14th 2015

Thank you very much

Monday, December 14th 2015

Is it the same when we are talking about feelings? like:
I’m feeling a little better now :)
i’m feeling little better now (I was feeling much better before) :(

Monday, December 28th 2015


Monday, January 11th 2016

Thanx Alex, very useful lesson

Saturday, January 16th 2016

5/5 100% waw iwon ;)

Sunday, January 24th 2016

What about if someone says “you had a few mistakes”? Is it better then “you had few mistakes”? Which of them means that I had fewer mistakes?

Saturday, February 13th 2016


Saturday, March 5th 2016

Merci Alex pour cette bonne révision.

Sunday, March 20th 2016

thanks man . you solved my problem

Thursday, May 12th 2016

wonderful lecture!
Thank you so much Sir.
You are a great teacher.

Thursday, June 16th 2016

Thank You

Monday, June 27th 2016

Thanks, this lesson was very helpful.

Saturday, August 27th 2016

very good lesson
i got 100%
thanks alex

Tuesday, November 1st 2016


Monday, November 7th 2016

Thank you for this great lesson.

Friday, December 9th 2016


Thursday, December 29th 2016

Thumbnail lol 😂

Thursday, January 12th 2017

Alex Great !!!

Monday, February 20th 2017

Hi, I have one question about noun ”month/s”. What about ”A few months ago” and ”Few months ago”, is it possible to say ”few months ago”? I think the first one is correct and the 2nd one is used in order to talk about months which are left and cannot be used with adverb ”ago”, e.g. ”We have few months to finish our task”, but ”A few months ago I’ve started to learn English.” Is that correct? Thank you.

Thursday, March 9th 2017

Very useful lesson indeed Alex, thanks !!!

Thursday, April 13th 2017

thank you for good lesson

Monday, September 25th 2017

Thank you. Very clear and useful lesson.

Tuesday, September 26th 2017

Both “little/a little” and “a few/ few” refer to a small quantity of non-count and count nouns respectively. I often use “a little” or “a few” when I definitely know I have some and “little” or “few” when I don’t know how much I have. Please correct me if I was wrong. I’m 60 and still learning new things every day.

Very helpful lesson. Thank you, Alex.

Tuesday, December 26th 2017

Great! Thank you Alex!

Wednesday, February 7th 2018


Thursday, March 8th 2018

I got 5 out of 5. Thanks for lesson

Tuesday, March 20th 2018

Great confusion gone away.

Thursday, May 10th 2018

Thanks for the lesson! I’ve found one other way to determine which word to use with article or not. If it’s enough then we use an article. If it’s not enough then we don’t.

Tuesday, August 14th 2018

That is very useful for me.Thank you

Saturday, December 22nd 2018

It was a good class.

Thursday, January 24th 2019

Finally I got it. Thank you so much

Saturday, April 6th 2019

Perfect..thanks a lot

Monday, July 22nd 2019

Thank you, a good lesson

Sunday, October 27th 2019


Thursday, November 14th 2019

I have got 100% right!

Wednesday, November 20th 2019

Thanks a lot Mr. Alex.

Wednesday, December 25th 2019

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