Countable uncountable

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Countable uncountable

  1. 1. NOUNS
  2. 2. Nouns are classified into... COUNTABLE UNCOUNTABLESINGULAR PLURAL ONE FORM (sing.) car cars rice pencil pencils sugar man men peace child children glass* person people chocolate* mouse mice paper*
  3. 3. a/an + singular countable nouns(car/apple/shoe...) - I need a new car. - Do you want an apple?some + plural countable nouns(cars/apples/shoes...) - I need some new shoes. - Do you want some apples?
  4. 4. some + uncountable nouns(water/money/music...) - I need some money. - Do you want some cheese?
  5. 5. Some nouns are sometimes countable or uncountable: a cake some cake some cakes or a piece of cake
  6. 6.  BREAD  I’ll buy some bread (or a loaf of bread). (NOT a bread) WEATHER  It’s nice weather today. (NOT It’s a nice weather) INFORMATION  I need some information about hotels in London. ADVICE  Can you give me some advice? CHOCOLATE  Some chocolate = “xocolata”. / A chocolate = “bombó” FURNITURE  They have some very nice furniture in their house. PAPER  Can you give me some paper? (or a piece of paper). NEWS  I’ve got some news about Helen. (NOT “a new about Helen)
  7. 7. QUANTIFIERS (1) TOO + adjective not + adjective + ENOUGH “massa” “no prou”These shoes are too small. These shoes are not big enough.This phone is too expensive. This phone is not cheap enough.This computer is too slow. This computer is not fast enough.
  8. 8. QUANTIFIERS (2) TOO MUCH + TOO MANY + sing. noun plural. nounThey have too much time. They have too many things.
  9. 9. QUANTIFIERS (3) SOME / ANY / MUCH / MANY / A LOT OF COUNTABLE UNCOUNTABLE SOME / A LOT OF SOME / A LOT OF+  She has some friends.  She has some money. a lot of a lot of ANY / MANY ANY / MUCH-  She doesnt have any friends.  She doesnt have any money. many much ANY / MANY ANY / MUCH?  Does she have any friends?  Does she have any money? many much
  10. 10. QUANTIFIERS (3) SOME / ANY / MUCH / MANY / A LOT OF COUNTABLE UNCOUNTABLE SOME / A LOT OF SOME / A LOT OF+  She has some friends.  She has some money. a lot of a lot of ANY / MANY ANY / MUCH-  She doesnt have any friends.  She doesnt have any money. many much ANY / MANY ANY / MUCH?  Does she have any friends?  Does she have any money? many much

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