COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS Nouns we can count A/AN E.g. I ate an apple yesterday Singular and Plural forms E.g. apple / apples Countable Nouns Nouns we can’t count No A/An E.g. I ate fish yesterday No Plural form E.g. cheese Uncountable Nouns
COUNTABLE OR UNCOUNTABLE? MILK SPAGHETTI BREAD WINE BANANA PEAR
COUNTABLE OR UNCOUNTABLE? FISH CHEESE TEA APPLE BISCUIT ORANGE
COUNTING UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS A glass of… A bit of … A slice of… A can of… A bar of… A bowl of… A cup of… …cheese …coke …cereal …tea …water …bread …chocolate
QUANTIFIERS SOME + Plural countable nouns Singular uncountable nouns ANY + Plural countable nouns Singular uncountable nouns A LOT OF + Plural countable nouns Singular uncountable nouns Affirmative meaning - Questions - Negative sentences Usually in affirmative sentences
QUANTIFIERS MUCH + Uncountable nouns = a lot of Specially used in: - Questions - Negative sentences MANY + Countable nouns = a lot of Specially used in: - Questions - Negative sentences HOW MUCH…? HOW MANY…?
HOW MUCH OR HOW MANY? HOW MUCH HOW MANY 1. 2. 3. 5. 6.
A, AN, SOME, ANY David: Is there _____ broccoli in the fridge? John: No, there isn’t. We need to buy _____. David: We need to buy _____ lettuce as well for the salad because we only have _____ tomato and _____ tuna. John: We also need _____ oil for the salad. David: For dessert there is _____ orange, _____ apple and _____ strawberries. Is there _____ pineapple juice? John: No there isn’t _____ soda but there is _____ bottle of cider. any some a an some a any