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Exercise : Count and Noncount Nouns Exercise 1

Are the following nouns count or noncount? Put an N next to the noncount nouns and a C next to the count nouns. If the noun can be either noncount or count depending on the context, put a D next to it.

1. world

2. textbook

3. vinegar

4. flame

5. poetry

6. applause

7. thought

8. banana

9. conduct

10. progress

11. biology

12. essay

13. gem

14. shopping

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