Nov 29, 2016

UNIT 69 • Countable and uncountable nouns (2)

24 cards
, 55 answers
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  • Choose which answer is correct.
    • ‘Did you hear  . . . 
      a noise
      just now?’ ~ ‘No, I didn’t hear anything.’
      • a noise
      • noise

    • If you want to know the news, you can read  . . . 
      a paper
      .
      • a paper
      • paper

    • I want to write some letters but I haven’t got  . . . 
      any paper
      to write on.
      • a paper
      • any paper

    • I thought there was somebody in the house because there was  . . . 
      a light
      on inside.
      • a light
      • light

    •  . . . 
      Light
      comes from the sun.
      • Light
      • A light

    • I was in a hurry this morning. I didn’t have  . . . 
      a time
      for breakfast.
      • a time
      • time

    • ‘Did you enjoy your holiday?’ ~ ‘Yes, we had  . . . 
      a wonderful time
      .’
      • a wonderful time
      • wonderful time

    • Sue was very helpful. She gave us some very useful  . . . 
      advice
      .
      • advice
      • advices

    • We had  . . . 
      very good weather
      while we were on holiday.
      • a very good weather
      • very good weather

    • We were very unfortunate. We had  . . . 
      bad luck
      .
      • bad luck
      • a bad luck

    • It’s very difficult to find a  . . . 
      job
      at the moment.
      • job
      • work

    • Our  . . . 
      journey
      from London to Istanbul by train was very tiring.
      • journey
      • travel

    • When the fire alarm rang, there was  . . . 
      total chaos
      .
      • total chaos
      • a total chaos

    • I had to buy  . . . 
      some bread
      because I wanted to make some sandwiches.
      • some bread
      • a bread

    • Bad news  . . . 
      doesn’t
      make people happy.
      • doesn’t
      • don’t

    •  . . . 
      Your hair is
      too long. You should have  . . . 
      it
      cut.
      • Your hair isthem
      • Your hairs areit

    • Nobody was hurt in the accident but  . . . 
      the damage
      to the car  . . . 
      was
      quite bad.
      • the damagewas
      • the damageswere

  • Complete the sentences using these words. Sometimes you need the plural (~s).

    chair       ○      experience       ○      experience       ○      furniture       ○      hair       ○      information       ○      job       ○      luggage       ○      permission       ○      progress       ○      work
    • I didn’t have much —just two small bags.
      They’ll tell you all you want to know. They’ll give you plenty of
      There is room for everybody to sit down. There are plenty of
      We have no —not even a bed or a table.
      A: What does Alan look like?
      B: He’s got a long beard and very short
      Carla’s English is better than it was. She’s made
      George is unemployed. He’s looking for a
      George is unemployed. He’s looking for
      If you want to leave work early, you have to ask for
      I don’t think Ann will get the job. She hasn’t got enough
      Rita has done many interesting things. She should write a book about her

    • What do you say in these situations? Complete the sentences using one of the words from Section C.
      • Your friends have just arrived at the station. You can’t see any suitcases or bags.
        You ask them:
        Have

        • You go into the tourist office. You want to know about places to see in the town.
          You say:
          I’d like

          • You are a student at school. You want your teacher to advise you about which examinations to take.
            You say:
            Can you give me

            • You want to watch the news on TV but you don’t know what time it is on.
              You ask your friend:
              What time

              • You are standing at the top of a mountain. You can see a very long way. It is lovely.
                You say:
                It’s , isn’t it?

                • You look out of the window. The weather is horrible: cold, wet and windy.
                  You say to your friend:
                  What

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