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LOWER INTERMEDIATE - UNIT 1C - GRAMMAR 2 (page 1)

COUNTABLE / UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS & QUANTITY

 
Countable
nouns
Uncountable
nouns
Example
a few
several
many






We got married a few months ago.
There are several cookies left.
Many dancers have sore feet.
much
a little


We use 'much' in negative sentences and in questions.
She doesn't have much luck.
Have you got much money left?
I like a little sugar in my tea.

some
a lot of
lots of
most
all









We can use these words with both countable and uncountable nouns.
I made some soup for dinner.
I bought some cookies to have after dinner.
She has a lot of work to do.
He has a lot of clients.
She has lots of good ideas.
This office uses lots of coffee.
Most wool comes from Australia.
Most laptop computers are expensive.
All parents worry about their children.
All children enjoy playing outdoors.

any

We use 'any' in negative sentences and in questions.
I haven't got any money.
Have you got any pens?

 

 

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