Countable & Uncountable Nouns
There is a tomato on the table . countable.
There is an onion on the floor. Countable.
There is some soup in the pot. Uncountable noun.
There are some carrots in the fridge. Countable.
Negative & questions:-
Is there any tea in the cup? Uncountable noun singular.
Are there any boys in the class ? countable plural noun.
- No, there isn’t any tea in the cup. Uncountable singular noun.
- No, there aren’t any boys in the class. Countable plural noun.
A few, a little, &much, many A lot of, some and any
A few / many :- Are used with countable plural nouns.
He ate a few sandwiches.
He has many pencils.
A little / much :-Are used with uncountable nouns.
I would like to have a little coffee , please.
I didn’t eat much food.
A lot of :-Is used with countable and uncountable nouns.
She has a lot of brothers.
He drank a lot of tea.
Some :- Is used in positive sentences with countable ,plural nouns. It also used with uncountable nouns.
Some boys are playing football.
Some rice . Some butter. Some cheese.
any :- Is used in negative sentences and in questions.
She doesn’t have any money.
Do you have any sisters?
Many :- Is used with countable plural nouns.
How many books have you got?
Much:- Is used with uncountable singular nouns.
How much jam have you got ?
How much change did you give your mother?
A kilo of cheese.
A bottle of mango juice / orange juice / lemon juice / cooking oil / water / milk / vinegar .
A packet of macaroni / tea / salt / biscuits .
A bag of rice / sweets / sugar.
A jar of jam.
A tube of tooth paste.
A bar of chocolate / soap.
A loaf of bread.
A box of matches.
A piece of cake / bread /cloth / meat /paper.