Countable nouns – nouns that you can count and where if they are in singular you can put a/an where it is necessary.
Uncountable nouns – nouns that you cannot count. You don’t put a/an before them. To make them countable, you can add a phrase before a noun: – a bar of chocolate, a jar of marmalade, a piece of information.
Regular and Irregular Plural of Nouns: Exercises
|Add –S or –ES to the following nouns in singular:|
Fill in with the proper verb forms of HAVE:
|1 . ____ you _____ a pen?|
|2. ____ she ______ siblings?|
|3. ____ they _____ any pets?|
|4. ____ you______ a car?|
|1. I _______ 20 different pairs of jeans.|
|2. They ________ a big house.|
|3. Susan ________ two brothers and sisters.|
|4. The police _______ several divisions that deal with different crimes.|
Use of much / many:
Much and Many have the meaning large amount of something. We normally use them in negative and question forms, but they can occur in positive sentences with words so, as and too for emphasizing or in formal texts. For affirmative sentences we normally use a lot of / lots of.
Much is used with uncountable nouns : -I don’t have much money.
Many is used with countable nouns: –There aren’t many oranges left.
NOTE: It’s important to understand what countable and uncountable nouns are in order to use much and many properly.
Fill in with much/many:
1. There aren’t ____ apples left.
2. How ____money do you need for the books?
3. There aren’t______ people at the party.
4. There are____nice people here.
5. We don’t have____time. Please hurry up!
6. I can’t see ____children playing in the garden!
7. It happened to me so ____ times!
8. I’d like to have____opportunities for travelling.
9. There isn’t____sugar left.
10.How____chairs can you see?
11. A: I’ve got a bad mark.
B: How____mistakes did you have?
12.____ native English speakers give private lessons. If you have enough time and money, you can hire someone.
13. I haven’t eaten so _____apples recently!
14.How ____dollars do you have with you?
15.Since Peter doesn’t have_____time, he can’t come to see me.
16.How____tea would you like?
17.He can’t get much_____attention he used to have, that’s why he is so nervous.
18.We had____difficult exercises to do for our homework.
19.____rainy days caused lots of floods in our country.
20.How ____energy does the world need?
21.Here you can find ____nice skirts and T-shirts.
22.You’ll not have____ freedom to choose what
you like to eat if you stay there.
23.Do you have____ work to do?
24. Lisa has _____ toys she doesn’t want to play with.
25.As you’re late there’s not ____ cake left.
26.Simon didn’t have____problems yesterday.
27.She used to get _____ presents.
28.They don’t seem to have _____ problems.
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