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Copy of countable and uncountable nouns

Quantifiers
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Magdalini Tsoulos

on 24 May 2017

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Transcript of Copy of countable and uncountable nouns



1. There is not
much
water.

2. I did not eat
much

butter

3. I want to eat
a little
bread.

4. She had
little
orange juice

5. How much

pasta
did you eat?

6. There was
a lot of
cheese
in that pizza.

7. I've got
a little

money
left; let's go and have a drink.


1. There are not
many

potatotes
.

2. Give me
a few

olives
.

3. How
many
tomatoes
do you need?

4. There were
a lot of
people
at the restaurant
Examples:

They are things you CAN count.
They can be used in plural and singular
Quantifiers
Countable and Uncountable nouns
Complete the sentences using the following quantifiers:
many- much- a little- a few- a lot of
Exercises
   IMPORTANT NOTE: 
Much
 and 
many
 are not often used in affirmative statements; but they are very commonly used in
interrogative
and
negative
contexts. 

They are used to indicate quantities.
WHAT IS A QUANTIFIER ?
Identify the countable and uncountable nouns
What ingredients would you use if a chef asks you to
make
a different kind of lasagna using some of the following food ?
Recipe
You must :
-Put a new name to it
-Use at least 4 ingredients
-Use quantifiers for each ingredient
Holland is a country with only ____________ mountains .
I don't like _____________ salt in my soup.
It is very sad but in Africa children have _______________ food to eat!
How much sugar do you want in your tea? -Only ___________ , please!
Uncountable nouns
Look at the examples carefully:
Countable nouns and quantifiers
Look at the
quantifiers
and
nouns
They are things which CANNOT be counted as units. They usually include abstract ideas and substances.
Uncountable nouns
Countable nouns
Examples:
1. Chocolate
2. Butter
3. Rice
4. Sugar
5. Liquids ( water, coffee)

Examples:
1. Dog
2. Cat
3. Man
4. Person
5. Onion
6. Apple
7. Egg
My dog is playing
My dogs are hungry
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