Count and Non-Count Nouns


Count nouns are the names of objects which can be counted, such as carrots. carrots 3 carrots
Non-Count nouns are the names of things or substances which cannot be counted, such as water. water water



You need to know the difference between count and non-count nouns in order to:

  • use articles (the and a/an) correctly
  • use plurals correctly
  • use quantity words or quantifiers (e.g. much or many) correctly

When you are sure that you understand the lesson, you can continue with the exercises.