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English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers$
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Steve Hart

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9789888390755

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001

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Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable and Uncountable Nouns

(p.3) 1 Countable and Uncountable Nouns
English Exposed

Steve Hart

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter analyses the differences between countable and uncountable nouns and explains why some nouns can be both countable and uncountable. It also explores problematic plural noun endings along with errors that are typically made in this area.

Keywords:   countable nouns, uncountable nouns, number and amount, plural nouns, endings, phrases

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