COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

Countable Nouns

These are nouns that take plurals and can be counted.

Examples:

Egg – eggs One egg, three eggs , ten eggs

Potato – Potatoes Twenty potatoes

Onion – Onions Two hundred onions

Such nouns are known as COUNTABLE or COUNT NOUNS

 

Uncountable Nouns

These are nouns that do not take plurals and cannot be counted.

Examples: salt, butter, cooking fat, milk, bread, jam We do not say:

Two butters*

Ten milks*

Three breads*

Such nouns are known as UNCOUNTABLE or MASS NOUNS

See also  OBJECT PRONOUNS

 

Exercise 8

Rewrite the words below in two columns, COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

Orange Coffee

Furniture tea

Water gold

Chair team

Friend music

 

See also

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Astronomy

PUNCTUATION

Capitalization

QUESTION TAGS

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