Tell Me About Your Neighborhood

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Tell Me About Your Neighborhood

  1. 1. COUNTABLES AND NON COUNTABLE NOUNS M.D. SANDRA ELIZABETH MEZA PEÑA AND STUDENTS FROM HIGH SCHOOL March 2007. SEMP
  2. 2. COUNTABLES Things, objects, and animals that you can count and where you can use the singular and plural form. Example: cup cups dog dogs city cities truck trucks child children chair chairs SEMP
  3. 3. countable nouns SEMP
  4. 4. Un COUNTABLES Things and objects that you can not count and where you can not use the plural form. Example: water crime rice air money coke traffic pollution violence SEMP
  5. 5. uncountable nouns SEMP
  6. 6. When describing a city you can use the following expresions depending on countable or unconuntable nouns. SEMP
  7. 7. SEMP a lot of too much isn’t enough more too little a little isn’t too much should be less a lot of too many aren’t enough more too few few aren’t many fewer ADVERBS with uncountable nouns ADVERBS with countable nouns
  8. 8. What are the most common problems in your city? SEMP
  9. 9. SEMP In my city: There is a lot of traffic There is too much pollution There isn’t enough fresh air We need more security There is too little public transportation There is a little parking There isn’t too much employment There should be less crime In my city: There are a lot of factories There are too many cars There aren’t enough parks We need more trees There are too few police officers There are few parking spaces There aren’t many schools There should be fewer stray dogs With uncountable nouns With countable nouns
  10. 10. Now it´s your turn to describe what´s there in your neighborhood and what the most typical problems are there. Talk in pairs about it and then report it in your notebook. SEMP

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