[Noun] – Lesson 1: Count and Non-Count Nouns (1)

Countable Nouns

Some words take an ‘s’ when you talk about more than one. These words are called count or countable nouns.

Example

1 apple  apple

2 apples appleapple

Uncountable Nouns

Other words do not take an ‘s’ when you talk about more than one. These words are called non-count or uncountable nouns.

Example

1 piece of cheese   piece of cheese

2 pieces of cheese piece of cheesepiece of cheese

The word “food” is a non-count noun.

Example

I like food.

I like some food for breakfast.

I like a lot of food for dinner.

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