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Countable & Uncountable nouns Countable nouns e.g. I eat a banana every day. I like bananas. “Banana” is a countable noun.  We can put an ‘s’ on a.

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2 Countable & Uncountable nouns

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4 Countable nouns e.g. I eat a banana every day. I like bananas. “Banana” is a countable noun.  We can put an ‘s’ on a countable noun : „Bananas”

5 A countable noun can be 1. singular (banana) or Countable nouns are things we can count. We can say ‘one banana’,‘two bananas’ etc. Countable nouns 2. plural (bananas)

6 Countable nouns Examples of countable nouns singular plural apple apples pineapple pineapples cucumber cucumbers strawberrystrawberries grape grapes

7 Countable nouns We add -es to most nouns in -o: tomatotomatoes potatopotatoes But we just add -s to: radioradios photophotos

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9 Uncountable nouns e.g. I eat rice everyday. I like rice. Rice is an uncountable noun.

10 Uncountable nouns An uncountable noun has only one form. (rice) Uncountable nouns are things we can’t count. We can ’t put an ‘s’ on an uncountable noun. We can’t say ‘one rice’, ‘two rices’, etc.

11 Uncountable nouns Examples of uncountable nouns: salad dressing lettuce ham water milk

12 There is/There isn’t There are/There aren’t + some/any

13 There is/ There are some Study the following table:

14 We use ‘There is some’ when the noun is uncountable. (meat, cheese.) We use ‘There are some’ when the countable noun is plural. (rulers, pencils.) There is/There are some

15 There isn’t/There aren’t any Study the following table:

16 We use ‘There isn’t any’ when the noun is uncountable. (milk, coffee.) We use ‘There aren’t any’ when the countable noun is plural. (dishes, watches) There isn’t/There aren’t any

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18 I. Put the correct form of the given words into the spaces. 1.John is eating some __________(potato). 2.Is there any ___________ (water) in the jar? 3.Mother says, ‘son, please give me some __________ (jam).’ 4.There are some _________ (fish) in the river. 5.There aren’t any ______________(tomato) on the table.

19 II. Put the correct answer into the spaces with “some” or “any”. 1.There is not ________sugar in the coffee. 2.There are ___________ stars in the sky. 3.There aren’t ________ roses on the table. 4.Father says, ‘Please give me ________ oil.’ 5.Is there ________ orange juice? 6.There is ________ paper on the desk.

20 Look! How many mark(s) do you get? 8-11 Well done! 4-7 You can do much better! 0-3 Work hard! Don’t give up !

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