Countable or Uncountable?

Countable or Uncountable?

Some of the following sentences contain mistakes.
Find the mistakes, then compare your answers with other class members.

  1. How many money do you have in the bank at the moment?
  2. How many dollars do you get for 1000 Euros?
  3. My brother is lonely because he only has little friends.
  4. We only have a little time left so we need to hurry.
  5. I have read his message many times and I still don’t understand it.
  6. How many times does it take to go from London to Osaka?
  7. There are not many furnitures in this room so there are loads of space.
  8. I bought two clothes this weekend, a jacket and a little trousers.
  9. We’ve had very little bad weather this year.
  10. The news about the company’s profits were very good.

Now put the following “quantity words” into one of the boxes below.

no / few / a few / very few / loads of / not much / plenty of / many /
very little / little / a bit of / not many / a lot of / quite a lot of / hardly any

Countable Countable + Uncountable Uncountable

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