Count and Non-Count Nouns • Ms. Cox • 6th Grade ELA
Count Nouns • A count noun is something we can count. • It has a singular form and a plural form.
Car/Cars Book/Books Apple/Apples Horse/Horses Child/Children
Count Nouns • A singular count noun must have a determiner (helping word). • a, an, the, this, that, my
Non-Count Nouns • A non-count noun is something we don’t count. • It has no plural form.
Bread Rice Furniture Cereal Traffic
Non-Count Nouns • We use quantifiers before non-count nouns: • some fruit • a slice of bread • a lot of homework • a little information