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  • 1. Quantifiers I
    Beatriz Solana
  • 3. Quantifiers
    They ate fouroranges
    They ate fourslices of bread
    Theyboughtsome bread
    DO YOUREMEMBERTHE
    DIFFERENCESBETWEEN
    COUNT AND NON-COUNT
    NOUNS?
  • 4. You can putnumbers in front of them
    Theyeatfouroranges
    Theyhave singular and plural forms and can beusedwith a singular or plural verb.
    Mary iswearing a skirt
    Histrainers are new.
    CountableNouns
  • 5. Wecan’tputnumbers in front of them
    They ate fourbreads
    They ate fourslices of bread
    Theyhaven’tgot a plural form and we use themwith a singular verb
    Do youneedoneortwomoney?
    Themoneywasstolen
    UncountableNouns
  • 6. Sugar
    Mushrooms
    Milk
    Scone
    Countor non-count?
    uncountable
    uncountable
    countable
    countable
  • 7. A - AN
    We use A orANbeforecountablenouns in their singular form.
    I’vegotalittledog
    He ate anorange
  • 8. We use THE before a countable or uncountable noun to show it is specific.
    The laptops in this shop are expensive
    THE
  • 9. SOME
    We use SOME in affirmative sentences before countable nouns in the plural form or uncountable nouns.
    I need some nails
    He drank some milk
  • 10. We use ANY in negative sentences and questions before countable nouns in the plural form or uncountable nouns.
    I haven´t got any work
    Have you got any pets?
    ANY