Dec 27, 2009

Imagine That: Non-Count Nouns Made Countables

A. Watch the movie segment. Then underline the non-count nouns in the sentences below. Next, use one of the the phrases below to make the non-count nouns you underlined countable.

a piece of

a grain of

a game of

a type (kind) of

a symbol of

an act of

an article of

a bolt (flash) of

a clap of

a drop of

a bowl of

a spoon of

1. They used flour to to make pancakes.

2. They melted butter to fry the pancake.

3. The dad showed that kindness can bring the family together.

4. He showed behavior that most parents don’t usually have with their children.

5. they prayed before the meal, which showed faith.

6. He threw the food away before eating it.

Possible Answers:

1. a bowl of flour
2. a spoon of butter
3. an act of kindness
4. a kind of behavior
5. a symbol (act) of faith
6. a piece of the food


Unknown said...

I think this video is funy and I really like it.

Iamile da Costa Carvalho said...

It's great! But I can not download your videos. I dont know why the link does not appears.

Iamile da Costa Carvalho said...

Olá, Realmente amei a ideia. Só não consigo fazer o download dos seus vídeos. Could you help me?

Claudio Azevedo said...

Dear Iamile,

The movie segment download link has been added to the end of the post. Check it out. See you.