• SINGULAR, PLURAL• USE OF A, AN , THE, NUMBERS: AN APPLE, TWO APPLES, A COUNTABLE NOUNS TABLE, TWO TABLES• THERE IS, THERE ARE • SINGULAR • NO USE OF A,AN OR NUMERAL. • THERE IS • LIQUIDS: water, coffee• UNCOUNTABLE • MATERIAL: wood, glass • NOUNS • SMALL PARTICLES: sand, sugar, rice ABSTRACT THINGS: happiness, homework, washing, ironing • OTHERS: bread, time, money, news, advise, money, fruit
- There isn´t a table (SG)* There aren´t any oranges ANY ? Is there a chair? (SG)*COUNTABLE Are there any apples? PLURAL There are some people SOME + There is a computer (SG)* - THERE AREN´T MANY STUDENTS There isn´t a car (SG)* MANY ARE THERE MANY BOOKS? ? COUNTABLE PLURAL Is there a dog? (SG) * HOW MANY GIRLS ARE THERE A LOT OF THERE ARE A LOT OF BOYS + There is a boy (SG)* In interrogative we use SOME for offers and requests! IMPORTANT Can I have some coffee, please? Would you like some tea?
- There isn´t any sugar ANY ?UNCOUNTABLE Is there any water? SOME + There is some coffee - THERE ISN´T MUCH WATER MUCH ? IS THERE MUCH SUGAR? UNCOUNTABLE HOW MUCH TIME DO WE HAVE A LOT OF + THERE IS A LOT OF RICE