“Countable and Uncountable nouns.”

Countable noun

A countable noun is a noun that can be counted

Countable nouns is include singular and plural nouns.

Only the plural countable noun requires modification

singular

plural

girl

man

goal

texture

girls

men

goals

textures

Things to remember

A countable noun that is plural can be paired with an uncountable noun if the countable noun has a value.

Uncountable noun

Uncountable nouns are nouns  that can not be counted.

An uncountable noun is both singular and plural.

Uncountable nouns include most common nouns

examples

water

advice

equipment

cheese

Things to remember

Any noun that can not be counted is considered an uncountable noun.

Uncountable nouns can be paired with plurals.

plural use

There are seven glasses of water on the table.

May I have four slices of cheese please.

singular use

A workstation is an expensive piece of equipment.

I was given a useful piece of advice.

Identifier:

   *Unique;  A word, in and to itself, unique. proper nouns.

 **General; A word that can represent a "unique identifier" without the need of a "determiner" e.g. a, the, every. pronouns.

 

 

Descriptor:

    ^Unique;   A word that is used as an introduction to help define a "unique identifier" or a "general identifier". common nouns.

   ^^General;  A word that is used to define things made from matter. concrete nouns.

^^^intangible; A word is used to define things absent of matter. abstract nouns.