7 Uncountable nouns e.g. I eat rice everyday. I like rice. Rice is an uncountable noun.
8 Uncountable nouns Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count. An uncountable noun has only one form. (rice)Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count.We cannot say ‘one rice’, ‘two rices’, etc.
9 Uncountable nouns They have no plural and are preceded by: some, any this / that (demonstrative adj)a little / much / a lot of, few, etc. (determiners of quantity)but never with the article a/anWould you like some tea?NEVER: Would you like a tea?
10 Uncountable nounsAre not preceded by the article the when we are talking in general sense.They use the when we refer to something specificThe food in this shop is very expensiveNEVER: The coffee is not good for you.
14 How much … ? / How many …? How much? is followed by uncountable nouns. How many? is followed by plural countable nounsHow much oil do you want?How many students are there in your class?
15 some/ anyWe use some in affirmative sentences and any in negative and interrogative sentences.Is there any milk?some and any can also be pronounsHave you got any bread?Yes, I’ve got some. / No, I haven’t got any.
16 much / many / a lot of Much: followed by uncountable nouns There is much milkMany: followed by plural countable nouns.There are many apples on the tableWe use them in negative and interrogative sentences. Many is also used in affirmative s.A lot of / lots of: Used with uncountable nouns or plural countable nouns in affirmative sentences. They are also used in negative and interrogative sentences.There is a lot of water / There are lots of oranges
18 I. Put the correct form of the given words into the spaces. potatoes1.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.waterjamfishtomatoes
19 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.anysomeanysomeanysome