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Count or Non-Count?
Many nouns are countable. This means you can count them. These are called “count nouns.” Notice that count nouns can be singular (1) or plural (2+).
|Singular (1)||Plural (2+)|
Many nouns are not countable. They are called “non-count nouns.” Notice that there is normally no plural of non-count nouns.
Forming a Question about Quantity
When a noun is a count noun, use “how many” to question the quantity.
How many trees are in the field?
There are 20 trees in the field.
When a noun is a non-count noun, use “how much” to question the quantity.
How much tea is there?
There is enough tea for lunch.
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