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Countable nouns & Uncountable nouns Countable nouns banana e.g. I eat a banana every day. bananas I like bananas. 4 “Banana” is a countable noun.

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4 Countable nouns banana e.g. I eat a banana every day. bananas I like bananas. 4 “Banana” is a countable noun.

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

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

8 Uncountable nouns An uncountable noun has only one form. Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count. We cannot say ‘one rice’, ‘two rices’, etc. rice

9 Uncountable nouns Examples of uncountable nouns: lettuce ham water salad dressing

10  You can not normally use a/an with uncountable nouns. We do not say ‘a rice’ or ‘a bread’. But you can often use a … of :  a bowl of rice  a drop of water  a slice of cake  a loaf of bread Uncountable nouns


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