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uncountable and countable nouns

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So what's the difference between countable and uncountable nouns?

Let's take a look at two nouns: cars and water. If you stand outside you will proabably see cars passing. You can count these cars 1 car, 2 cars, 3 cars and so on.

Water, however, can not be seperated and counted. We do not say 1 water, 2 waters.

So now we know that cars are countable and water is uncountable.

When we want to count water we have to say, for example, 'a bottle/glass of water' or '1 litre of water'.

Now take a look at the nouns in these ten sentences and decide if they are countable or uncountable.

Link: Non-countable and countable quantifiers

  • 1 - I'd like some more ___ on this product.



  • 2 - Is there ___ pollution in your country?



  • 3 - I don't have any ___ with me.



  • 4 - There is always heavy ___ in the morning.



  • 5 - How ___ people do you live with?



  • 6 - Can I borrow ___ money?




  • 7 - We didn't see ___ on the trip.



  • 8 - There is ___ snow on the mountain





  • 9 - The band has written some great ___.



  • 10 - The news ___ important.