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Danh từ đếm được vs danh từ không đếm được

Count Nouns vs Non-Count Nouns

Count nouns

– Can be counted as one or more.
pen, computer, bottle, spoon, desk, cup, television, chair, shoe, finger, flower, camera, stick, balloon, book, table, comb, etc.

– Take an s to form the plural.
pens, computers, bottles, spoons, desks, cups, televisions, chairs, shoes, fingers, flowers, cameras, sticks, balloons, books, tables, combs, etc.

– Work with expressions such as (a few, few, many, some, every, each, these, and the number of).
a few pens, a few computers, many bottles, some spoons, every desk, each cup, these televisions, the number of chairs, a few shoes, a few fingers, many flowers, some cameras, every stick, each balloon, these books, the number of tables, many combs, etc.

– Work with appropriate articles (a, an, or the).
a pen, the computer, a bottle, the spoon, a desk, the cup, a television, the chair, a shoe, the finger, a flower, the camera, a stick, the balloon, a book, the table, a comb, etc.

– Do NOT work with much (for example, you would never say much pens or much computers).

Non-count nouns

– Cannot be counted. They usually express a group or a type.
water, wood, ice, air, oxygen, English, Spanish, traffic, furniture, milk, wine, sugar, rice, meat, flour, soccer, sunshine, etc.

Generally cannot be pluralized.

– Work both with and without an article (a, an, or the) , depending on the context of the sentence.
+ Sugar is sweet.
+ The sunshine is beautiful.
+ I drink milk.
+ He eats rice.
+ We watch soccer together.
+ The wood is burning.

– Work with expressions such as (some, any, enough, this, that, and much).
+ We ate some rice and milk.
+ I hope to see some sunshine today.
+ This meat is good.
+ She does not speak much Spanish.
+ Do you see any traffic on the road?
+ That wine is very old.

– Do NOT work with expressions such as (these, those, every, each, either, or neither).

Exersise

Question

Choose all of the non-count nouns in the following list:
wine, student, pen, water, wind, milk, computer, furniture, cup, rice, box, watch, potato, wood

Answers

wine, water, wind, milk, furniture, rice, wood

Danh từ đếm được và danh từ không đếm được

Danh từ đếm được

– Có thể được tính là một hoặc nhiều.
pen, computer, bottle, spoon, desk, cup, television, chair, shoe, finger, flower, camera, stick, balloon, book, table, comb, etc.

– Thêm s vào cuối để tạo thành số nhiều.
pens, computers, bottles, spoons, desks, cups, televisions, chairs, shoes, fingers, flowers, cameras, sticks, balloons, books, tables, combs, etc.

– Làm việc với các từ diễn đạt như (a few, few, many, some, every, each, these, and the number of).
a few pens, a few computers, many bottles, some spoons, every desk, each cup, these televisions, the number of chairs, a few shoes, a few fingers, many flowers, some cameras, every stick, each balloon, these books, the number of tables, many combs, etc

– Làm việc với mạo từ thích hợp (a, an, hoặc the).
a pen, the computer, a bottle, the spoon, a desk, the cup, a television, the chair, a shoe, the finger, a flower, the camera, a stick, the balloon, a book, the table, a comb, etc.

– KHÔNG làm việc với much (ví dụ: bạn sẽ không bao giờ nói much pens hay much computers ).

Danh từ không đếm được

– Không thể đếm được. Chúng thường thể hiện một nhóm hoặc một loại.
water, wood, ice, air, oxygen, English, Spanish, traffic, furniture, milk, wine, sugar, rice, meat, flour, soccer, sunshine, etc.

Nói chung không thể đếm được số nhiều.

– Làm việc cả khi có và không có mạo từ ( a, an, hoặc the ), tùy thuộc vào ngữ cảnh của câu.
+ Sugar is sweet.
+ The sunshine is beautiful.
+ I drink milk.
+ He eats rice.
+ We watch soccer together.
+ The wood is burning.

– Làm việc với các biểu thức như (ome, any, enough, this, that, and much).
We ate some rice and milk.
I hope to see some sunshine today.
This meat is good.
She does not speak much Spanish.
Do you see any traffic on the road?
That wine is very old.

– KHÔNG làm việc với các từ diễn đạt như (these, those, every, each, both, or both).

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