Count & Non-Count Nouns

countingCount nouns are those things that can be counted…tables, oranges, or glasses of water.  Non-count nouns are those things that cannot be counted…information, courage, or oxygen.  It seems like a simple rule, but some nouns are more difficult to determine whether or not they are count or non-count.  To learn the rules and to practice your count and non-count nouns, check out some of these links to help you better understand the differences between the two types of nouns.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/541/02

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/count.htm

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