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Countable Nouns

Countable nouns are easy to recognize. They are things that we can count. For example: "pen". We can count pens. We can have one, two, three or more pens. Here are some more countable nouns:

Countable nouns can be singular or plural:

We can use the indefinite article a/an with countable nouns:

When a countable noun is singular, we must use a word like a/the/my/this with it:

When a countable noun is plural, we can use it alone:

We can use some and any with countable nouns:

We can use a few and many with countable nouns:

"People" is countable. "People" is the plural of "person". We can count people:
There is one person here.
There are three people here.