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Edward from France - 'For me, grammar is really difficult'
Edward is a student at Frances King School of English
 
Uncountable nouns
English learners of all levels sometimes struggle with countable and uncountable nouns. Although most people understand that 'water' and 'bread' are uncountable, how about 'advice', 'equipment', 'luggage'...? We challenge Edward from France to play teacher and spot William's mistakes!


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Uncountable nouns

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Nouns are usually countable or uncountable. Numbers, plurals and the articles 'a' and 'an' are NOT normally used with uncountable nouns.

accommodationequipmentinformationpatiencerubbish
advicefurnitureluggagepollutionweather

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