Common Grammatical Errors with Uncountable Nouns in English

Grammatical Errors! In this lesson, you will learn some typical mistakes in the use of uncountable nouns you should know.

Grammatical Errors with Uncountable Nouns

 CORRECT >>>>><<<<< INCORRECT

1. (some) advice    >>>>>><<<<<<  an advice/ advices

Correct: They give some advice to people with HIV and AIDS.

Incorrect: They give advices to people with HIV and AIDS.

2. (some) bread >>>>>><<<<<< a bread/ breads

Correct: I just want to eat bread now.

Incorrect: I just want to eat a bread now.

3. (some) equipment >>>>>><<<<<< an equipment(s)

Correct: The photographer came early to set up some equipment.

Incorrect: The photographer came early to set up equipments.

4. (some) furniture >>>>><<<<<< a furniture/ furnitures

Correct: They have got lots of furniture.

Incorrect: They have got lots of furnitures.

5. (some) homework >>>>>><<<<<<< a homework/ homeworks

Corrcet: I have to write up the notes for some homework.

Incorrect:  I have to write up the notes for homeworks.

6. (some) information >>>>>>><<<<<<< an information/ informations

Correct: We have received no information about the accident.

Incorrect: We have received no informations about the accident.

7. (some) luggage >>>>>><<<<<<< a luggage/ luggages

Correct: He asked me to pack my luggage.

Incorrect: He asked me to pack my luggages.

8. (some) money >>>>>><<<<<<< a money/ moneys

Correct: Can you lend me some money until tomorrow?

Incorrect: Can you lend me moneys until tomorrow?

9. (some) news >>>>>>><<<<<<< a new/ two news

Correct: I heard some news in the morning.

Incorrect: I heard two news in the morning.

10. (some) research >>>>>>><<<<<<<< a research/ researches

Correct: She conducts research into the causes of Alzheimer’s disease.

Incorrect: She conducts a research into the causes of Alzheimer’s disease.

11. Weather >>>>>>><<<<<<<< a weather/ weathers

Correct: Did you have good weather on your trip?

Incorrect: Did you have good weather on your trip?

12. (Some) work >>>>>>><<<<<<< a work*/ two works (* a work of art)

Correct: I have some work for you to do.

Incorrect: I have two works for you to do.

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Common Errors with Uncountable Nouns

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