• We can count them:
• one/two/ three + countable nouns
• They can be singular (1) or plural (2+)
• a car four cars
• Water/ salt /air / rice / money /music
• You can’t say one/two /three + water
• They only have singular
• Rice, NOT Rices
• We can’t use “a/an” + uncountable
• NO A money NO A music
A/ AN & SOME
• A/ an + singular countable
• I need a new car
• Some + plural countable (affirmative)
• I need some shoes
• Some + uncountable (affirmative)
• I need some money
• To make uncountables countable we
• a glass / a bottle of water
• a bowl of rice
• a cup of coffee
• Any: negative & interrogative
• Any + plural countable
• I don’t have any apples / Do you have
• Any + uncountable
• I don’t have any money / Do you have
• Some nouns are countable &
• A cake (countable)
• A piece of cake (some cake)
• A chicken
• Some chicken
There is/There are
• There is a/one + singular countable
• There is a car.
• There are some + plural countable
• There are some books.
• There is some + uncountable
• There is some money in my wallet.
There is/There are (negative)
• There isn’t a + singular countable
• There isn’t a car. (NO any, NO one)
• There aren’t ANY + plural countable
• There aren’t any books.
• There isn’t ANY + uncountable
• There isn’t any money in my wallet.
There is/There are (questions)
• Is there a + singular countable?
• Is there a chair in the classroom?
• Are there ANY + plural countable
• Are there any books on the table?
• Is there ANY + uncountable
• Is there any money in your wallet?