Countable and uncountable nouns

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  • 1. COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNSYunita Permanasari 1511100010Lintang Gita Diasti 1511100024Athiya Az. 1511100066
  • 2. Countable nounsUncountable nouns
  • 3. • Countable nouns are easy to recognize. They are things that we can count.• Countable can be divided into two types of noun there are singular and plural• For example: "pen". We can count pens. We can have one, two, three or more pens.
  • 4. 1. can be changed to plural formExample:There is a pen in the table (singular)There are two pens in the table (plural)
  • 5. Example:There is a man in that roomI bought an umbrella last weekTheson of my teacher is lawyer
  • 6. 3. We can use many, several and some with plural countable nouns We can use some and any with countable and uncountable nouns Example: She doesn’t have many cars Ive got some dollars
  • 7. 4. If a countable noun is singular, the verb must be followed by s/es, is, was(tobe) Example: My teacher stands near the door
  • 8. 5. If a countable noun is plural, the verb is unfollowed by s/es but the verb should be followed are or were Example: Our books are on the table
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  • 10. Uncountable nouns can only be used insingular. These nouns cannot be usedwith a number. they cant be counted.For example, we cannot count "milk".We can count "bottles of milk" or "litresof milk", but we cannot count "milk"itself.
  • 11. 1. We usually treat uncountable nouns as singular Example: This news is very important
  • 12. 2. We do not use the indefinite article a/an with uncountable nouns We cannot say "an information" or "a music". But we can say a something of Example: A piece of news
  • 13. 3. We can use some and any with uncountable nouns Example: She want some water She need some money Anyone can do it She has not any money
  • 14. 4. Sometimes, the same noun canbe countable anduncountable, often with a change ofmeaning.some supposedly uncountablenouns can behave like countablenoun if we think of them as being incontainers, or one of several types.This is because ‘containers’ and‘types’ can be counted.
  • 15. Example:There are two hairs in my coffee (countable noun)I dont have much hair (uncountable)Doctors recommend limiting consumption of two coffees a day (countable noun)
  • 16. 5. We can use much, a lot of, a great deal of or plenty of with uncountable noun. Example : have you much money ? There is a lot of water in this glass.
  • 17. Lets get practicesoal countable.htm