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Unformatted text preview: a little bit of salt two bits of cheese b For many mass nouns (except liquids and some abstracts), we can use piece a piece of bread two pieces of information c For liquids and some food, we can use containers: a jar of honey three cups of coffee a bottle of water d For liquids, food and material, we can use measuring words: ten litres of gas fifty grams of sugar NOTICE: It is correct to say two coffees, please in a café because we understand two cups of coffee. NOTICE: Unit 56 shows you other words to use with mass nouns....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10