Nouns Both Countable and Uncountable 1

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Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
1 a) Jane gained a valuable experience | valuable experience while working on the project.
1 b) The earthquake in Haiti was a terrible experience | terrible experience.
2 a) I heard strange noise | a strange noise outside.
2 b) We have been getting complaints from the residents about a noise | noise.
3 a) There has been a great improvement | great improvement in his work.
3 b) There is still room for an improvement | improvement in our game.
4 a) We'll move the wardrobe to make room | a room for the television.
4 b) We'd like to book a double room | double room for six nights.
5 a) She has achieved a great success | great success in her career.
5 b) He's great success | a great success as a teacher.
6 a) Keith knows a lot of vocabulary in German, but he makes mistakes in grammar | a grammar.
6 b) I took small English grammar | a small English grammar with me when I went to England.
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EXPERIENCE without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => knowledge or skill gained through the doing something.

INCORRECT!

EXPERIENCE with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => used when you are talking about a particular incident or incidents that affect you.

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EXPERIENCE with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => an event that affects or involves you.

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EXPERIENCE without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => acquired knowledge from what you have done or seen or learnt.

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NOISE with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a particular noise.

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NOISE without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => an unpleasantly loud sound.

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NOISE without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => an unpleasantly loud sound.

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NOISE with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a particular noise.

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IMPROVEMENT with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a change in something that makes it better.

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IMPROVEMENT without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the process of something becoming better.

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IMPROVEMENT without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the process of something becoming better.

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IMPROVEMENT with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a change in something that makes it better.

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ROOM without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => space.

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ROOM with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a room in a house/hotel etc.

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ROOM with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a room in a house/hotel etc.

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ROOM without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => space.

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SUCCESS without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.

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SUCCESS with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a person or thing that succeeds.

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SUCCESS with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a person or thing that succeeds.

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SUCCESS without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame

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GRAMMAR without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the set of rules that explain how words are used in a language.

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GRAMMAR with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a book that describes grammar rules.

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GRAMMAR with A/AN (COUNTABLE) => a book that describes grammar rules.

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GRAMMAR without A/AN (UNCOUNTABLE) => the set of rules that explain how words are used in a language.

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