2Count and uncountable nouns Countable nouns are people or things which we can count. They have both singular and plural form.Singular Pluralapple applescarrot carrotsWe can use a or an or numbers with countable nouns.a cookie two cookies
3Uncountable nouns are things that we can’t count. water rice spaghettiThey have not plural form
4practice Potatoes Coffee You need to buy the following things. Look at these words and put them into the correct columns. Write the countable nouns in the plural.Salt, cooking oil, potato, rice, meat, tomato, sausage, coffee, tea, marmalade, spaghetti, banana, apple, orange, egg.CountableUncountablePotatoesCoffee
5unit of measurement + of + the uncountable noun If we want to talk about certain quantity of these, we normally use aunit of measurement + of + the uncountable nounA cup of tea/ coffee, etc…A glass of milk / juiceAll these phrases can be used in the pluralTwo cups of tea.
6Some common units of measurement Bag: sugar, potato chipsBar: butter, candyBottle: Ketchup, juice, soda, other liquids
7Box: Cereal Bowl: soupBunch: bananas, grapesCan: tuna soda
9Carton: milkHead: cabbage, lettucePiece: cake, bread, pieSix-pack: soda
10Some and anyWe usually use some in affirmative sentences with count and uncountable nouns.There is some milkThere are some desserts on the menu.We use any for negative sentences and questions.Is there any spaghetti on the menu?No, there isn’t any spaghetti on the menu