Countable uncountable Nouns

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					                 NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE
                    CATHOLIC SCHOOL
              “TOWARDS A FUTURE WITH FAITH”
                      ARICA - CHILE

Unidad: 3 “We are what we eat”

Objetivo: Identificar y reconocer adjetivos contables e
           incontables, sus características y gramática aplicada
           (some and any).
     NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE
        CATHOLIC SCHOOL
  “TOWARDS A FUTURE WITH FAITH”
          ARICA - CHILE


          English Class
               by
        Teacher Cristian!
Countable nouns & Uncountable nouns
        Countable nouns

e.g. I eat a banana every day.
     I like bananas.

“Banana” is a countable noun.
          Countable nouns
A countable noun can be
1. singular (banana) or

2. plural (bananas)


Countable nouns are things we can count.
So we can say ‘one banana’ ,‘two bananas’ etc.
              Countable nouns
    Examples of countable nouns
singular         plural
 apple          apples
 pineapple         pineapples

 cucumber          cucumbers
 strawberry         strawberries
 grape              grapes
              Countable nouns
We add -es to most nouns in -o:
tomato          tomatoes
potato          potatoes

But we just add -s to:
radio                 radios

photo                          photos
         Uncountable nouns
e.g. I eat rice everyday.
     I like rice.

Rice is an uncountable noun.
       Uncountable nouns

An uncountable noun has only one form.
 (rice)




•Uncountable nouns are things we cannot count.
•We cannot say „one rice‟, „two rices‟, etc.
            Uncountable nouns
     Examples of uncountable nouns:

  salad dressing
 lettuce

 ham
 water

 milk
Oil
        A bottle of Oil




 Milk    A Glass of Milk
          Grapes
                              Eggs
Oranges            Tomatoes
The words some and any are used
when the speaker cannot specify or
does not need/want to specify a
number or an exact amount.
Compare the following sentences:
I ate seven apples yesterday!

I ate some apples yesterday!
She needs some cucumbers to finish
the salad…           How many?



                            ?
She needs Four cucumbers to finish
the salad…
Rule of thumb!!!
              Do you need any   ?

Yes, Let‟s get some!   ( )
No, we don‟t need any
                        ( )
When we offer or
request something
Bread   Cheese
                 Water
George is going to buy some

Will you add any       on the salad?


She doesn’t want any
                 NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE
                    CATHOLIC SCHOOL
              “TOWARDS A FUTURE WITH FAITH”
                      ARICA - CHILE

Unidad: 3 “We are what we eat”

Objetivo: Identificar y reconocer adjetivos contables e
           incontables, sus características y gramática aplicada
           (some and any).

				
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