Countable nounse.g. I eat a banana every day.I like bananas.“Banana” is a countable noun.We can add ‘s’ to a countable noun:“Bananas”
A countable noun can be1. singular (banana) orCountable nouns are things we cancount. We can say ‘one banana’ ,‘twobananas’ etc.Countable nouns2. plural (bananas)
Countable nounsExamples of countable nounssingular plural apple apples pineapple pineapples cucumber cucumbers strawberry strawberries grape grapes
Countable nounsWe add -es to nouns in – s, –sh,- ch, -x, -zand to some nouns in -obeach beachespotato potatoesNouns ending in “consonant + y” change “y”into “i” and add esactivity activitiesNouns ending in –fe change it to –vesknife knives
Uncountable nounse.g. I eat a bowl of rice everyday.I drink a bottle of milk per week.She buys a packet of tea in the market.He has a cup of coffee for breakfast.Rice is an uncountable noun.
Uncountable nouns An uncountable noun has only one form.(rice)•Uncountable nouns are things we can’tcount: liquids (water), food (bread),materials (iron), ideas (anger).•We can’t add ‘s’ to an uncountable noun.To refer to quantity we use measuringunits: a kilo, a litre, a gram...
I. Put the correct form of thegiven 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 _________ (box) at thedoor.5.There aren’t any ________(knife) on thetable.potatoeswaterjamboxesknives
Measuring units. Complete orallyand write it down in your NB:1. A bar of... 2.A bottle of...3.A bowl of... 4.A can of...5.A carton of... 6.A cup of...7.A littre of... 8.A portion of...9.A packet of... 10.A piece of...11.A loaf of... 12.A kilo of...
Can you answer the followingquestions from memory.1. How many bottles of beer can you see?2. How many balloons are there on the table?3. How many plastic glasses are there?4. Is there much food?5. Is there much orange juice?6. Are there many people?7. Are there many elderly people?