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Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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Saray Ordaz Uco

on 11 December 2012

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COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS Countable nouns are the things
that we can count. They can be An apple Singular Four apples Plural An is used for any noun
that begins with a vowel.
(a-e-i-o) *Remember: An avocado An egg An ice-cream An orange Uncountable nouns are substances, concepts, etc
that we cannot divide into separate elements. Honey Mayonnaise Ketchup They only have singular forms. Bread, butter Breads, butters SOME We use it for: Countable Nouns I need some potatoes. I have some cheese. Uncountable Nouns Questions Could I have some cookies, please? Would you like some tea? Plural affirmative sentences of: And for... ANY We use it for: Plural negative sentences of: I haven't got any carrots. Countable Nouns I haven't got any sugar. Uncountable Nouns Is there any milk on the fridge? Questions Are there any strawberries on the table? We can use phrases of quantities for: Countable Nouns slices of bread Uncountable Nouns A carton of milk A cup of coffee A glass of
orange juice A bottle of water A piece of cake Three bars of chocolate A slice of watermelon A kilo of bananas A bunch of grapes A sack of potatoes A bowl of rice A jar of jam If you still have any doubts here is a video that explains the topic in more detail. Now let's do some exercises You have to shoot at all the nouns that are countable. If you like games, you should try this one: http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/cncgame.php http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/210.html Now, let's do a quiz Please answer the questions and
send me your results. Print out this document answer it, and bring it to the class the next session. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1m-Tt7-jCqYy_LqFabtLkpOHn6pSvhMHBn1834Vapk7U/edit Solve this crossword
write one sentence with each phrase. http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz-center/foodcross.htm
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