Countable and uncountable nouns

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Introduction to countable and uncountable nouns with drawings. Then, followed by a speaking exercise with drawings

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Countable and uncountable nouns

  1. 1. Fruit and vegetables
  2. 2. an apple an orange a banana
  3. 3. a pear a kiwi a peach
  4. 4. a melon a cherry (cherries) a strawberry (strawberries) grape
  5. 5. a potato (potatoes) a cabbage leeks a cauliflower
  6. 6. a tomato (tomatoes) garlic onion
  7. 7. a pepper a cucumber a courgette a mushroom
  8. 8. peas an aubergine a chilli
  9. 9. ‘ Countable’ Nouns ‘ Uncountable’
  10. 10. Countable nouns You can count ‘countable’ nouns. 1 apple 2 apples 3 apples 1 banana 2 bananas 3 bananas
  11. 11. Uncountable nouns You can’t count uncountable nouns. We say: some milk We don’t say: ‘a’ milk
  12. 12. some water some juice (orange juice) (apple juice)
  13. 13. some beer some wine
  14. 14. tea coffee milk sugar
  15. 15. bread butter cheese
  16. 16. rice spaghetti pizza broccoli
  17. 17. cream jam
  18. 18. chocolate a chocolate
  19. 19. Countable Nouns apple s ? banana s ? orange s ? Do you like……….
  20. 20. Countable nouns <ul><li>Do you like ………s? </li></ul><ul><li>Plural (more then one) </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like potatoe s? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Uncountable nouns <ul><li>Do you like……? </li></ul>wine? cheese?
  22. 22. <ul><li>Do you like…….? </li></ul><ul><li>Singular….one. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like milk? </li></ul>Uncountable nouns

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