Countable and Uncountable Nouns Grammar

Countable Nouns Definition and Examples

Countable Nouns Definition and Examples in English

Learn Countable Nouns Definition and Examples in English nouns can be divided into two major types Countable nouns (pen) and Uncountable nouns (water).

Countable Nouns Definition:

Countable nouns are individuals which can be counted like people, animals, places, things, or ideas they are further divided into two categories:

Countable nouns can be singular or plural:

  • My cat is playing.
  • My cats are hungry.

We must use a word like a/the/my/this with singular countable noun

  • I want an apple.
  • Where is my cup?

When a countable noun is plural, use it alone

  • I like apples.
  • Cups can break.

General Examples:

  1. The children fell asleep quickly after a busy day of fun.
  2. The parade included fire trucks and police cars.
  3. We like the large bottles of mineral water.
  4. How many politicians does it take to pass a simple law?
  5. Vijay can play several different musical instruments.
  6. I ate an entire box of cookies.

Here is a list of 50 common countable nouns

1. Bottle
2. Plate
3. Car
4. Fan
5. Trophy
6. Door
7. Calculator
8. Drum
9. Card
10. Bouquet
11. House
12. Friend
13. Chair
14. Library
15. Question
16. Answer
17. Country
18. Problem
19. Doctor
20. School
21. College
22. Teacher
23.  Bus
24. Train
25. Guitar
26. flower
27. pot
28. tree
29. hose-pipe
30. brush
31. mop
32. broom
33. umbrella
34. post-box
35. mail
36. computer
37. phone
38. bucket
39. ladle
40. top
41. skirt
42. trouser
43. shoes
44. sweater
45. bulb
46. wreath
47. mirror
48. chandelier
49. garland
50. pen

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