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Countables and uncountables nouns

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Countables and uncountables nouns

  1. 1. A noun can be countable or uncountable. Countable nouns canbe "counted", they have a singular and plural form .For example:A book, two books, three books .....An apple, two apples, three apples ....
  2. 2. * You can use some and any with countable nouns.- Some dogs can be dangerous.- I dont use any computers at work.* You only use many and few with plural countable nouns.- So many elephants have been hunted that they are anendangered species.- There are few elephants in England.* You can use a lot of and no with plural countable nouns.- No computers were bought last week.- A lot of computers were reported broken the week before.
  3. 3. Uncountable nouns cannot be counted, they are not separateobjects. This means you cannot make them plural by adding -s,because they only have a singular form. It also means that theydo not take a/an or a number in front of them.For example:- Water- Work- Information- Sand
  4. 4. You can use some and any with uncountable nouns.- I usually drink some wine with my meal.- I dont usually drink any water with my wine.You only use much and little with uncountable nouns. - I dont usually drink much coffee. - I don’t like walk on the beach, because always finish with littlesand in my shoes.You can use a lot of and no with uncountable nouns.- A lot of wine is drunk in France.- No wine is drunk in Iran.
  5. 5. Countable UncountableYou can use some and any with You can use some and anycountable nouns. with uncountable nouns.- Some dogs can be dangerous. - I usually drink some wine with- I dont use any computers at my meal.work. - I dont usually drink any water with my wine.You only use many and few with You only use much and littleplural countable nouns. with uncountable nouns.- So many elephants have been - I dont usually drink muchhunted that they are an coffee.endangered species. - Little wine is undrinkable- There are few elephants in thoughEngland.You can use a lot of and no with You can use a lot of and noplural countable nouns. with uncountable nouns.- No computers were bought last - A lot of wine is drunk inweek. France.- A lot of computers were reported - No wine is drunk in Iran.broken the week before.

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