Countable Nouns

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<ul><li> 1. COUNTABLE &amp; UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS</li></ul> <p> 2. COUNTABLE NOUNS </p> <ul><li>We can count them: </li></ul> <ul><li>one/two/ three + countable nouns </li></ul> <ul><li>They can be singular or plural </li></ul> <ul><li>acarfour car s </li></ul> <p> 3. UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS </p> <ul><li>Water/ salt /air/ rice / money /music </li></ul> <ul><li>You cant say one/two /three + water </li></ul> <ul><li>They only have singular </li></ul> <ul><li>RiceRices</li></ul> <ul><li>We cant use a/an + uncountable </li></ul> <ul><li>A moneyA music </li></ul> <p> 4. UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS </p> <ul><li>To make uncountables countable we use partitives: </li></ul> <ul><li>Water </li></ul> <ul><li>a glass / a bottle of water </li></ul> <ul><li>Rice </li></ul> <ul><li>a bowl of rice </li></ul> <ul><li>Coffee </li></ul> <ul><li>a cup of coffee </li></ul> <p> 5. A/ AN &amp; SOME</p> <ul><li>A/ an + singular countable </li></ul> <ul><li>I need a new car </li></ul> <ul><li>Some + plural countable (affirmative) </li></ul> <ul><li>I need some shoes </li></ul> <ul><li>Some + uncountable (affirmative) </li></ul> <ul><li>I need some money </li></ul> <p> 6. ANY </p> <ul><li>Any:negative &amp; interrogative </li></ul> <ul><li>Any + plural countable </li></ul> <ul><li>I dont have any apples / Do you have any apples? </li></ul> <ul><li>Any + uncountable </li></ul> <ul><li>I dont have any money / Do you have any money? </li></ul> <p> 7. DUAL NOUNS </p> <ul><li>Some nouns are countable &amp; uncountable </li></ul> <ul><li>A cake (countable) </li></ul> <ul><li>A piece of cake (some cake)</li></ul> <ul><li>e </li></ul> <p> 8. DUAL NOUNS </p> <ul><li>A chicken </li></ul> <ul><li>Some chicken </li></ul>