background image

Have you got any cheese or meat? I could make a pasta dish. – Great idea. I’ve got
some tomatoes and a chilly pepper. We could add them, too.

2. We use a/an and some with nouns to make requests, for example, when we are at a

We’ll have some water and some bread, please. – I’d also like a glass of orange

3. We use some with nouns when we offer something, for example, to our guests:

Would you like some toasts or some cake? – Yes, with pleasure.

Here’s a good video from mmmEmglish explaining what countable and uncountable nouns
are and how they are used:

See also:

Abstract and Concrete Nouns

Plural and Singular Nouns

Pronouns and Determiners: Quantifiers


Countable and Uncountable Nouns With Exercises

navigate_before navigate_next