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Mgr. Lucia Jureňová.  When the countable noun is Pl. we can use it alone. I want apples. We can use some and any. some - affirmative sentences I have.

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1 Mgr. Lucia Jureňová

2  When the countable noun is Pl. we can use it alone. I want apples. We can use some and any. some - affirmative sentences I have got some dollars. any - negative sentences, question sentences I haven’t got any dollars. Have you got any dollars?

3  Countable nouns - are easy to recognize. They are things that we can count. For example car. We can count cars. We can have 1, 2, 3, 4 or more cars.  Uncoutable nouns We can’t count them. We can’t divide into separete elements. For example: We can’t count milk, BUT we can count bottles of milk.

4  Here are some more countable nouns:  Dog, cat, person, man…  Cup, plate, fork, spoon….  Bottle, box….  Table, chair, bag…  Pen, ruler, pencil, desk….  Lamp, sofa, carpet…

5  Countable nouns can be Sg. or Pl..  For example : My apple is red. My apples are red. A window is clean. The windows are clean.

6  We can use the article a/ an with countable nouns: A cat is an animal.  When a countable noun is Sg, must use a word like a/ the/ my/ this with it. I want an apple. This is nice skirt. My brother is very polite.

7 We can use a few/ many with countable nouns: I have got a few dollars. I have got many friends. People is countable. People is the plural of person.

8  When countable noun is Pl., we can use it alone. I like apples.  We can use some/any with countable nouns in plural.  some - affirmative sentences I have got some dollars.  any - negative sentences, question sentences I haven’t got any dollars. Have you got any dollars?

9 We cannot count them. For example we cannot count ‘milk’. We can count bottles of milk, or boxes of milk, but we cannot count ‘milk’ itself. We don’t usually use article a/an with uncountable nouns. But we can say a something of: a bottle of water a piece of news a bar of chocolate a glass of milk…..

10  We can use some and any with uncountable nouns.  Some – affirmative sentences  Any – question sentences, negative sentences I have got some money. I haven’t got any money.  We can use a little and much with uncountable nouns. I have got a little money. I haven’t got much money.

11 Countable nouns  tomato  carrot  hot dog  pancake  apple  orange  cake  pie  burger… Uncountable nouns  meat  juice  fruit  milk  sugar  coffee  salt  soup  tea  butter  cheese  honey

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13 www.englishclub.com/grammar/nouns- un-countablehttp://.htm


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