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Chapter 7 countable and uncountable noun

CONTENTS

7-1 7-2 7-3 7-4 7-5 7-6 7-7 7-8

Nouns: count and non-count Using an vs. a Using a/an vs. some Measurements with non-count nouns Using many, much, a few, a little Using the Using ø (no article) to make generalizations Using some and any

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7-1 NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

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7-1 NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

One car two cars three cars
some vehicle

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7-1 NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

SINGULAR

PLURAL

COUNT NOUN

a pen one pen

pens three pens some pens a lot of pens

A COUNT NOUN SINGULAR: PLURAL: a + noun noun + -s one + noun
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7-1 NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

SINGULAR
NONCOUNT NOUN

PLURAL

(no plural form) jewelry some jewelry a lot of jewelry
A NONCOUNT NOUN
PLURAL: No plural form.

SINGULAR: No - a No - one

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7-1 Let’s Practice

NOUN ?

We love to read books.

count ?

Non-count
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7-1 Let’s Practice

NOUN ?
count

I am studying grammar.

?
Non-count

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7-1 Let’s Practice

NOUN ?

Please pass the salt.

count ?
Non-count
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7-1 Let’s Practice

NOUN ? We need some chairs.

count

?

Non-count

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7-2 USING AN vs. A

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7-2 USING AN vs. A

(a) A cow is an animal. A an

singular count nouns

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7-2 USING AN vs. A

(b) I have an idea.

(c) My friend has an old house.

an

words that begin with vowels

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7-2 USING AN vs. A

(d) I have an ugly dog. /uh/ vowel sound

(e) I have a useful idea. /yu/ sound

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7-2 USING AN vs. A

(f) Give me an honest answer. silent /h/, vowel sound

(g) Today is a hot day. /h/ sound

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7-2 Let’s Practice

a

an

an I lost ___earring.

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7-2 Let’s Practice

a

an

an That is ___ ugly bug.

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