In the first article of our new series “English Learning Tips for Newcomers“.
English learners tend to overuse plural forms on uncountable nouns. Uncountable nouns are nouns that cannot be counted, e.g. water, weather, air, etc.
Most uncountable nouns are liquid, abstract concept, mass nouns, states of being, or feelings.
Here are 10 uncountable nouns which English learners tend to mistakenly use as countable nouns:
|Advice||❌ some advices, an advice||✔️ some advice, a piece of advice, a word of advice|
|Clothing||❌ those clothings, a clothing||✔️ some clothing, one item of clothing, one article of clothing|
|Equipment||❌ these equipments, an equipment||✔️ all the equipment, a piece of equipment, different types of equipment|
|Feedback||❌ some feedbacks, a feedback||✔️ some feedback, a piece of feedback, different types of feedback|
|Furniture||❌ a furniture, some furnitures||✔️ a piece of furniture, some types of furniture,|
|Help||❌ a help, some helps||✔️ some help, a little help|
|Homework||❌ a homework, a lot of homeworks||✔️ some homework, a piece of homework|
|Information||❌ many informations, an information||✔️ much information, a piece of information|
|laughter||❌ burst into laughters||✔️ burst into laughter|
|Logic||❌ some logics, a logic||✔️ a type of logic|
|Luggage||❌ many luggages, a luggage||✔️ many pieces of luggage, a piece of luggage|
|News||❌ a news, many news||✔️ some news, a piece of news|
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