Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Hi everyone, welcome to my channel, I'm Nick Shepherd. This video is about 'much'. 'Much' always likes to have a friend; so you can have 'very much' or 'so much' or 'too much' or 'not much' or a question like 'how much?'. Hope you enjoy it! So, here's the first picture, there's a guy giving a present to another guy and the second man is saying "thank you" (I'll just key in 'thank you' there) and oops! We've got a 'much' but we can't have 'much' by itself, it has to have a friend so we'll go to the closet, find a friend and put him in, there he goes: "thank you very much". That's better. Right, now here's the second picture. Aww, and I'll just type in what he's thinking 'I like her', 'I like her' oops, and there's another 'much'. And we can't have 'much' by itself, let's go and find a friend in the closet. Here's we've go 'so' and the sentence reads 'I like her so much'. Moving on, he's a guy who has just finished a very big lunch and I'll just type in there 'he ate' oops, we've got 'much' again. Yes, he certainly did but we need another word, 'much' needs a friend and we'll get 'too' out of the box, here he comes he ate too much'. Here's a slightly different one. This guy is asking a question and I'll just key in most of the question '...much is it?' and of course the question word is missing which is 'how'. I'll go to the box and get it out 'how much is it?'. So as long as you've got a question word or anyway a question you can use 'much'. You could also say, erm, 'how much does it cost?' or you could say 'does it cost much?' or you can say 'do you come here much?' or you could say 'does he talk much?', lots of possible questions. Now here's the last picture of a young man, who doesn't look very happy, standing near a swimming pool. I'll type in the first part of the sentence 'I do like swimming', uuum, not sure I don't think and oh! Here comes the 'much' again, that's popped up. And we need another word in there to fill in the gap 1you can guess which one it is, I'll go to the closet and get it out it is 'not'. 'I do not' or 'I don't like swimming very much'. And here's a summary, what we can call 'much & friends'. Here are the friends, could be just a question like 'how?' or any other question, yes/no question, could be a negative with 'not' orcould be with 'too', 'so' or 'very'. I'll just type that little rule above and here it is 'much always has a friend: very, so, too, a question or not'. Alright, that's all, hope you found it useful! Bye for now!