Quantifiers and intensifiers

Quantifiers or intensifiers are adverbs of quantity or degree. They tell us how much, or to what extent, something is happening, eg me gusta mucho el cine (I like the cinema a lot) or los chicos hablan demasiado (the boys talk too much). They can also be used to add more detail to another adverb or an adjective, eg ella canta muy bien (she sings very well), los deberes son demasiado difíciles (the homework is too difficult).

Useful quantifiers and intensifiers include:

demasiadotoo much
un pocoa little
muchoa lot

Can you translate this sentence into English?

  • Me gusta el queso un poco.
  • I like cheese a little.
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