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Uncountable and plural nouns
We enjoyed... lovely weather over the weekend.
There (was/were) (much/many/a /heavy) traffic on the M30 yesterday.
We bought … new furniture for the apartment.
Thiss … lovely … furniture.
What do the following words have in common? Behaviour, traffic, weather, accommodation, health, progress, scenery, rubbish, work, politics
Uncountable nouns always need a (singular/plural) verb, they (have/dont have) plurals, and they (can/cant) be used with a/an.
The following nouns are also uncountable: Furniture, information, advice, homework, research, news, luck, bread, toast, luggage, equipment. Use a piece of to talk about an individual item.
Plural nouns need a singular/plural verb and can/cant be used with a/an. If they consist of two parts (scissors, trousers) they can be used with a pair of or some. Collective nouns refer to a group of people: staff, crew, police. They need a singular/plural verb.