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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #22689: Uncountable nouns
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Quantities [Change theme]
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    Uncountable nouns


    How to count uncountable nouns !


    Uncountable nouns refer to things we cannot count; we can't count water, rice.

                                                     we can't say:     one water

                                                                                  two waters

                                                                                  three rices

    But we sometimes need to explain the quantity of something which is uncountable. This can be done by using appropriate words.

                                                                                  a glass of water

                                                                                 two bottles of water

                                                                                 three grains of rice

    Here are some of these words.         

                                                                      advice

                                                                      information

                                                piece            furniture

                                                                      luggage

                                                                      news

                                              Let me give you a piece of advice

                                      

                                                                      chocolate

                                                bar                soap

                                                                      butter

                                                This is the last bar of soap

                                     

                                                                      cider

                                                bowl             soup

                                                                      rice

    Some more examples:

                                           a loaf of bread

                                           a plate of pasta

                                           a chunk of meat, of cheese     

                                           a slice of ham, of meat              


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    1. What an incredible of news !

    2. Who has eaten a of chocolate ?

    3. I'm going to the baker's, I need a of bread.

    4. Would you like a of coffee ?

    5. I'll help you, give me a of your luggage.

    6. You can eat a of Cheddar if you want.

    7. This of ice is melting.

    8. May I have a of beer please ?

    9. I can give you a of cheese for the children.

    10. You will have a of pasta

    11. when you have finished this delicious of soup.









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