Countable/Uncountable Nouns Worksheets
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
229 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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GRAMMAR TIP:What Are Count and Non-count Nouns?
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").
This exercise can be used as a warm up activity about snack bar vocabulary. The students have to write the items from the box under the right heading. You can change this menu ...
This worksheet is made for students at a primary school level to learn about the differences between countable and uncountable nouns in the context of food. It contains practice for "Is there" and ...
This is a worksheet on quantifiers that consists of three exercises and is aimed at practicing how much and how many. Students should discuss the questions in groups of 4. Students are required to ...
Stop Game is a fun game for students of all ages! Your students have to select a letter to start and write the words of the six different categories (occupation, fruit, food, thing ...
A noun can be a person, place, or thing. On this worksheet, students must read each word and determine whether it is a person, place, or thing. This is a simple multiple choice worksheet designed ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This is a worksheet that goes with a game I put together on YouTube on countable and uncountable nouns. The answers are included in the YouTube video. I designed it for elementary and pre-intermed ...
Extensive exercises with comparatives and superlatives. It also contins "some" and "any" with questions, negatives and positives. There is some vocabulary related to autumn and places around town. ...
This is an exam which includes exercises on sense verbs, countable and uncountable nouns, expressions with "have got", when to use "how much / many / a lot of / lots of / too and enough". It also ...
Straightforward exercise to practice the usage and recognition of singular countable nouns along with a, an or the. I have used this exercise a few times after teaching articles. Ask each stu ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
Easy, short gap fill worksheet to introduce quantifiers to ESL. While created for 5th grade, it could be used with a variety of grade levels as part of learning process for "there are, only, a ...
1) Look at the picture then complete the following sentences/questions with some or any.2) Turn the following sentences into the negative form. 3) Make questions about the underlined words. 4 ...
A kid-friendly worksheet that explains what countable and uncountable nouns are. There are examples of what both countable and uncountable nouns. It then provides an activity to put their new know ...
Students practice using much, many, a lot of in sentences.
This worksheet uses present progressive and clothing vocabulary. The communicative purpose is to describe what other people are wearing if students lose a friend or family member in an English spe ...
This worksheet is appropriate for young learners. It's suitable for reviewing food related vocabulary items. And it's also useful for practicing simple present, count and non-count nouns ...
A, an, some & any with Jamie Oliver's 1 cup pancake with answer key. 1. Task 1: Ss watch the video & fill in the blanks. 2. Task 2: Fill in the blanks with a, an, some, any. 3. Task 3: ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int Int
This worksheet was made to help students grasp the basic difference between some and any. It contains some graphic explanation of the grammar and rules to be found by the students. A brief gap-fil ...
This is a some - any powerpoint presentation designed to teach young learners (movers) . The aim is for students to learn that we use some before plural nouns in affirmative sentences and any befo ...
Dilley Rocio Angel Eusse
In this worksheet your students have to recognize, analyze and circle the best option for each sentence, taking into a count the right use of the quantifieres, they can work in pairs and then shar ...
Dilley Rocio Angel Eusse
This workshhet can be very useful for you and your students. They can choose the best options trying to understannd the sentences and applying their previous knowledge. Then you as ...
I prepared this presentation for my young students starting to learn determiners 'some' and 'any'. I divided the words into 'I see' and 'I don't see' groups adding the third one with 'I want' defi ...
General review of preposittions on in and at. Also there is/are and to be in simple present. These pages can be used not only for beginners but also for elementary classes, created to provide rea ...
This worksheet is to practice the format of recipes. Students will watch a video on youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8p5UtV4GqY), complete the list of ingredients, translate some cooking ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
This power-point presentation is appropriate for teaching and practicing question formation with "How many", "There is and there are", and also it is helpful for reviewing school supplies related ...
This is a powerpoint presentation which provides easy and clear explanation of countable and uncountable nouns. In the end, there are interactive exercises. I am sure this activity will clear out ...
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