2 Count 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
3 Uncountable nouns are things that we can’t count. water rice spaghettiThey have not plural form
4 practice 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
5 unit 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.
6 Some common units of measurement Bag: sugar, potato chipsBar: butter, candyBottle: Ketchup, juice, soda, other liquids
7 Box: Cereal Bowl: soupBunch: bananas, grapesCan: tuna soda
9 Carton: milkHead: cabbage, lettucePiece: cake, bread, pieSix-pack: soda
10 Some 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