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    Countable uncountable nouns_ presentation 1_primero medio Countable uncountable nouns_ presentation 1_primero medio Presentation Transcript

    • NOUNSCOUNTABLE UNCOUNTABLE
    •  Countable nouns can be "counted", they have a singular and plural form . For example: One banana -Three bananas apple - apples Cucumber -cucumbers Radio - radios
    • THINGS PERSONS FRUITS AND PLACES THOUGHTSAND VEGETABLEANIMALS SDOG- TEACHER- LEMON- SHOP- IDEA-DOGS TEACHERS LEMONS SHOPS IDEASDESK-DESKS
    •  Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count. An uncountable noun has only one form We cannot say ‘one rice’, ‘two rices’, etc. THEY HAVE ONLY ONE SINGULAR FORM
    • MATERIALS FEELINGS ACTIONS HUMAN ABSTRACTAND QUALITIES IDEASSUBSTANCESAIR,WATER, ANGER, RUNNING, COURAGE, FREEDOM,SAND HAPPINES. SINGING, HEALTHY BEAUTYMILK, JOY,PRIDE, DRIVING HONESTY, DEATH,FUN,BREAD,BUTTE RESPECT PATIENCE LUCKR, RELIEFCHEESE,COFFEE,IRON,STEEL
    •  ACCOMODATION,ADVICE,BEHAVIOUR, DAMMAGE,EQUIPMENT,EVIDENCE, HOMEWORK,INFORMATION,MONEY, KNOWLEDGE,NEWS, NOISE,NONSENSE,MUSIC,PETROL,POLLUTION, PROGRES,RESEARCH,TRAVEL,TRAFFIC, TRANSPORT,WEATHER,LUGGAGE,BAGGAGE
    • A few and few, a little and littleThese expressions show the speakers attitude towards thequantity he/she is referring to.A few (for countable nouns) and a little (for uncountable nouns)describe the quantity in a positive way:•Ive got a few friends" (= maybe not many, but enough)•"Ive got a little money" (= Ive got enough to live on)Few and little describe the quantity in a negative way:•Few people visited him in hospital (= he had almost no visitors)•He had little money (= almost no money)
    • Some and Any Some and any are used with countable and uncountable nouns, to describe an indefinite or incomplete quantity Some is used in positive statements: Hes got some books from the library.It is also used in questions where we are sure about the answer: Is there some fruit juice in the fridge? (= I think there is)Some is used in situations where the question is not a requestfor information, but a method of making a request, encouraging orgiving an invitation:• Could I have some books, please?• Would you like some books?
    •  Any is used in questions and with not in negative statements: Have you got any tea?I dont think weve got any coffee left.I dont want any more cake.Do you have any friends in London?Have they got any children?
    • With uncountable Only with Only with and countable uncountable nouns countable nouns nounsHow much? How much? or How How many? many?a little no/none a fewa bit (of) not any a number (of)- some (any) severala great deal of a lot of a large number ofa large amount of plenty of a great number of- lots of - + noun
    •  WHICH WORDS CAN WE USE ONLY WITH:COUNTABLE NOUNS? UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS?OR WITH BOTH C AND U NOUNS? TOO MANY A LOT OF/LOTS NOT MUCH SOME A LITTLE A FEW TOO MUCH NOT ANY
    •  CHOSE THE CORRECT ITEM. A: HOW MUCH/MANY ORANGE JUICE IS THERE IN THE BOTTLE? B: THERE’S ONLY A FEW/LITTLE. C: HOW MUCH/MANY SUGAR DO YOU TAKE IN YOUR COFFEE? D: JUST A LITTLE/A FEW. E: HAS RED MEAT GOT MUCH/MANY PROTEIN? F: YES, BUT TOO MANY/MUCH MEAT IS BAD FOR YOU. G:THERE ISN’T SOME/ANY CAKE LEFT. H: HOW ABOUT SOME/ANY BISCUITS? I: WE DON’T HAVE ANY/FEW EGGS TO MAKE AN OMELETTE. J: I’LL GO AND GET SOME/ANY.
    •  FILL IN THE GAPS WITH: SOME, ANY, MUCH, MANY. 1.A: HOW ____ POTATOES HAVE WE GOT? B: NOT ____. 2.A:THERE ARE ___CARROTS, BUT THERE AREN’T ___ ONIONS. 3.A: ARE THERE ___ APPLES? B:YES, BUT NOT___. 4.A: IS THERE ___ MILK? B:NO, THERE ISN’T___.
    • Which of the following words are countable(c), uncountable(u)? 1.milk____ 2.coffee____ 3.meat___ 4.cherry___ 5.salt____ 6.egg___ 7.rice____ 8.biscuit ____ 9.youghurt
    •  CHOOSE THE CORRECT ITEM. 1.SALLY DOESN’T EAT MUCH/MANY SWEETS. 2.THERE ARE ONLY A FEW/A LITTLE APPLES LEFT. 3.WE HAVEN’T GOT SOME/ANY COFFEE. 4.MIKE EATS VERY LITLTE/FEW VEGETABLES. 5.CAN YOU GET SOME/ANY MILK/ PLEASE? 6.HOW MUCH/MANY MEAT DO YOU NEED?
    • Prepared by: Ingrida Capuni Orsida Sevo Malvina Marqeshi THANK YOU