Nouns exercise 1

February 5, 2011pdf

Correct the following sentences.

1. Where are your luggages?

2. I would like to paint the sceneries.

3. She gave me an advice.

4. He has eaten two breads.

5. I have an important work to do.

6. A lightning struck the building.

7. The lightning was followed by a deafening thunder.

8. I heard a news.

9. We need to buy some furnitures.

10. Have you got an equipment to fix this?

Answers

1. Where is your luggage?

2. I would like to paint the scenery.

3. She gave me a piece of advice. OR She gave me some advice.

4. He has eaten two pieces of bread. OR He has eaten two loaves of bread.

5. I have some important work to do. OR I have an important piece of work to do.

6. A flash of lightning struck the building.

7. The lightning was followed by a deafening clap of thunder.

8. I heard a piece of news.

9. We need to buy some furniture.

10. Have you got some equipment to fix this? OR Have you got a tool to fix this?

Notes

The words news, furniture, scenery, advice, information etc., are uncountable in English. We cannot use numbers or the articles a/an with uncountable nouns. Also note that most uncountable nouns are singular with no plural forms.

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