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Countable and uncountable nouns


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Countable and uncountable nouns

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