Countables and uncountables

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Countables and uncountables

  1. 1. Countable Uncountable Things you can count (singular  Things you can´t count (they or plural) can’t be plural). Countable nouns are easy to  Butter, meat… recognize. They are things  Some nouns can be countable that we can count. or uncountable but the meaning is different. Example: "pen".We can count  Example: chocolate pens. We can have one, two, three or more pens
  2. 2. a / an / some / any how much / how many?
  3. 3.  Use a / an with singular countable nouns. Use some with plural countable nouns and uncountable nouns in + sentences. Use any with plural countable nouns and uncountable nouns in – or ? sentences. We can also use some in ? to ask for and offerings
  4. 4.  music, art, love, happiness advice, information, news furniture, luggage rice, sugar, butter, water electricity, gas, power money, currency
  5. 5.  Uncountable nouns are substances, concepts etc that we cannot divide into separate elements. We cannot "count" them. For example, we cannot count "milk". We can count "bottles of milk" or "litres of milk", but we cannot count "milk" itself.
  6. 6.  Ive got some money. Have you got any rice?
  7. 7.  Sometimes, the same noun can be countable and uncountable, often with a change of meaning. There are two hairs in my cofee! I don’t have much hair.
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  9. 9. Countable Uncountable
  10. 10. bananaCountable Uncountable
  11. 11. Countable Uncountable
  12. 12. butterUncountable Uncountable
  13. 13. Countable Uncountable
  14. 14. clownCountable
  15. 15. Countable Uncountable
  16. 16. waterUncountable Uncountable
  17. 17. Countable Uncountable
  18. 18. sugarUncountable Uncountable
  19. 19. Countable Uncountable
  20. 20. riceUncountable Uncountable
  21. 21. Countable Uncountable
  22. 22. dogsCountable Uncountable
  23. 23. Countable Uncountable
  24. 24. grapesCountable Uncountable
  25. 25. 1.There are ____________ in the river.a) Some fishb) Some fishesc) Any fishes
  26. 26. 2. Is there any ___________ (water) inthe jar? a) Waters b) Water
  27. 27. 3. Is there ________ orange juice? a) Some b) Any
  28. 28. 4. ___ there any sugar? a) Is b) Are
  29. 29. 5. ___there any apples? a) Is b) Are
  30. 30. By: Jhessika X. Pinedo

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