Countable and uncountable nouns

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  • 1. Countable & Uncountable nouns
  • 2. Countable nouns
  • 3. Countable nouns – Rzeczowniki policzalne
    • e.g. I eat a banana every day.
    • I like bananas .
    • “ Banana” is a countable noun .
    • We can put an ‘ s ’ on a countable noun : „Bananas”
  • 4.
    • A countable noun can be
    • 1. singular ( banana ) or
    Countable nouns
    • Countable nouns are things we can count .
    • W e can say ‘one banana’ , ‘two bananas’ etc.
    2. plural ( bananas )
  • 5. Countable nouns
    • Examples of countable nouns
    • singular plural
    •  apple apples
     pineapple pineapples  cucumber cucumbers  strawberry strawberries  grape grapes
  • 6. Countable nouns
    • We add -es to most nouns in -o :
    •  tomato tomatoes
    •  potato potatoes
    But we just add -s to:  radio radios  photo photos
  • 7. Uncountable nouns
  • 8. Uncountable nouns
    • e.g. I eat rice everyday.
    • I like rice .
    • Rice is an uncountable noun .
  • 9. Uncountable nouns
    • An uncountable noun has only one form. ( rice )
    • Uncountable nouns are things we can ’ t count.
    • We can ’t put an ‘ s ’ on an uncountable noun.
    • We can ’ t say ‘one rice’ , ‘two rices’ , etc.
  • 10. Uncountable nouns
    • Examples of uncountable nouns:
    •  salad dressing
     lettuce  ham  water  milk
  • 11. There is/There isn’t There are/There aren’t + some/any
  • 12. There i s/ There are some
    • Study the following table:
  • 13.
    • We use ‘ There is some’ when the noun is uncountable . ( meat, cheese.)
    • We use ‘ There are some’ when the countable noun is plural . ( rulers, pencils.)
    There i s/ There are some
  • 14. There i sn’t/ There aren’t any
    • Study the following table:
  • 15.
    • We use ‘ There isn’t any’ when the noun is uncountable . ( milk, coffee.)
    • We use ‘ There aren’t any’ when the countable noun is plural . ( dishes, watches)
    There i sn’t/ There aren’t any
  • 16. Quiz
  • 17. I. Put the correct form of the given words into the spaces.
    • 1.John is eating some __________(potato).
    • 2.Is there any ___________ (water) in the jar?
    • 3.Mother says, ‘Gogo, please give me some __________ (jam).’
    • 4.There are some _________ (fish) in the river.
    • 5.There aren’t any ______________(tomato) on the table.
  • 18. II. Put the correct answer into the spaces with “ some” or “any”.
    • 1.There is not ________sugar in the coffee.
    • 2.There are ___________ stars in the sky.
    • 3.There aren’t ________ roses on the table.
    • 4.Father says, ‘Please give me ________ oil.’
    • 5.Is there ________ orange juice?
    • 6.There is ________ paper on the desk.
  • 19. Look! How many mark(s) do you get?
    • 8-11 Well done!
    4-7 You can do much better! 0-3 Work hard! Don’t give up !
  • 20. Made by Alicja Gutowska
  • 21. Thank You Very Much!!