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In linguistics, a count noun (also countable noun) is a common noun that can be modified by a numeral and that occurs in both singular and plural form, as well as co-occurring with quantificational determiners like every, each, several, etc. A non-count noun (also mass noun or uncountable noun) is a common noun that is best identified by its syntactic properties, and especially in contrast with count nouns. The semantics of mass nouns are highly controversial. In English, mass nouns are characterized by the fact that they cannot be directly modified by a numeral without specifying a unit of measurement, and that they cannot combine with an indefinite article (a or an). Thus, the mass noun "water" is quantified as "20 liters of water" while the count noun "chair" is quantified as "20 chairs." However, mass nouns (like count nouns) can be quantified in relative terms without unit specification (e.g., "much water," "many chairs").
Welcome to the section on countable and uncountable nouns. While native speakers have no trouble using countable and uncountable nouns correctly, second language learners may struggle to remember which nouns are which. Choose one of the 170 worksheets in this section
to give your students some extra practice. This worksheet is popular with busy teachers and gives students more practice using many, much, few, and little
. It includes some excellent explanations of the material and many practice activities. Some notes are not written in English but you can easily edit those parts to be in your students native language. If you do not want to use the entire worksheet, just choose the sections that will be most useful to your students and make a worksheet of your own. This worksheet might not be the best fit for your students so look at the other worksheets on this page to find the one that is. Remember that all the worksheets are free so choose as many as you want.
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