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Primary 3 English Countable nouns & Uncountable nouns
Countable nouns e.g. I eat a banana every day. I like bananas. “Banana” is a countable noun.
A countable noun can be 1. singular (banana) or Countable nouns are things we can count. So we can say ‘one banana’,‘two bananas’ etc. Countable nouns 2. plural (bananas)
Countable nouns Examples of countable nouns singular plural apple apples pineapple pineapples cucumber cucumbers strawberrystrawberries grape grapes
Countable nouns We add -es to most nouns in -o: tomatotomatoes potatopotatoes But we just add -s to: radioradios photophotos
Uncountable nouns e.g. I eat rice everyday. I like rice. Rice is an uncountable noun.
Uncountable nouns An uncountable noun has only one form. (rice) Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count. We cannot say ‘one rice’, ‘two rices’, etc.
Uncountable nouns Examples of uncountable nouns: salad dressing lettuce ham water milk
Is/are some Study the following table:
We use ‘is some’ when the noun is uncountable. (meat, cheese.) We use ‘are some’ when the countable noun is plural. (rulers, pencils.) Is/are some
Isn’t/aren’t any Study the following table:
We use ‘isn’t any’ when the noun is uncountable. (milk, coffee.) We use ‘aren’t any’ when the countable noun is plural. (dishes, watches) Isn’t/aren’t any
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, ‘Gogo, please give me some __________ (jam).’ 4.There are some _________ (fish) in the river. 5.There aren’t any ______________(tomato) on the table. potatoes water jam fish tomatoes
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. any some any some any some
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