Nouns are divided into the categories of Count and Noncount Nouns. The basic distinction is that count nouns can take the plural form, while noncount nouns cannot.
|music||No plural form|
|furniture||No plural form|
Typically, count nouns refer to things that you can easily count.
Noncount nouns refer to things that by their nature are not easily countable. Often they are things in liquid or mass form or abstract ideas.
Other noncount nouns are not as easy to determine and can lead to confusion.
Some nouns can be both count and noncount nouns. Usually there is a difference in meaning.
Directions: The phrase a lot of is used before noncount nouns and plural count nouns. Choose the best answer to fill in the blank. (10 problems)