Hello,dear learners! Today we'll learn some rules for correct using English nouns. Hope, you remember that we began to learn nouns here part#1.
To show the quantity of uncountable nouns you should use the following nouns:
a piece of cake/ news/ advice/information/furniture/paper
a glass/ bottle of water/juice
a jar of jam/ honey
a packet of tea/ flour
a loaf/slice of bread
a pot of yogurt/ honey
a pot/cup of tea
a kilo of sausage
a tube of toothpaste
a bar of chocolate/soap
a can of fish
a carton of juice/milk
a bowl of soup
a rasher of bacon.
Everyone should remember that the words
- a couple of, several, (a) few, many, a (good, large,great) number of ,both are used with countable nouns.
- a great/good deal of, a small/large amount/quantity of, much, (a) little are used with uncountable nouns.
- a lot of, lots of, hardly any, some, no, plenty of are used with countable and uncountable nouns.
Compound nounsCompound nouns are made of two or more parts. To make their plurals you should follow these rules:
noun + noun: add -s after the second noun
a school teacher- school teachers
-ing form/adjective +noun add -s to the noun
skipping rope -skipping ropes
noun+ in-law Add -s to the noun
sister-in-law - sisters-in-law
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