English Uncountable Nouns

    Beginner English - Level A1


    Learn how to differentiate between countable and uncountable nouns.


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    English A1

    Uncountable Nouns

    You can’t say one/two/three (etc.) + uncountable noun, and you cannot use a/an + uncountable noun
    Uncountable nouns have only one form and is typically used with “some”, “a lot of”, “many”, or “much”.

    air (singular), some/a lot of/much air (plural)   (not “an air”, or “one air”, or “airs”)
    anger (singular), some/a lot of/much anger (plural)   (not “an anger”, or “one anger”, or “angers”)

    Examples of words that signify the quantity of a noun:

    A lot (of)
    A little (bit of)

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