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WHOLE GROUPS MADE UP OF SIMILAR ITEMS

baggage, clothing, equipment, food, FRUIT, furniture, garbage, hardware, jewelry, junk, machinery, mail, makeup, maney/cash/change, postage, scenery, traffic

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FLUIDS

water, coffee, tea, milk, oil, soup, gasoline, blood, etc

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SOLIDS

ice, bread, butter, cheese, meat, gold, iron, silver, glass, paper, wood, cotton, wool, etc.

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GASES

steam, ctr, oxygen, nitrogen, smoke, smog, pollution, etc

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PARTICLES

rice, chalk, corn, dirt, dust, flour, grass, hair, pepper, salt, sand, sugar, wheat, etc.

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ABSTRACTIONS 1

beauty; confidence, courage, education, enjoyment, fun, happiness, health, help, honesty, hospitality, importance, intelligence, justice, knowledge, laughter, luck, music, patience, peace, pride, progress, recreation, significance, sleep, ruth, violence, wealth, etc

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ABSTRACTIONS 2

advice, information, news, evidence, proof

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ABSTRACTIONS 3

—time, space, enero
—homework, work
—grammar, slang, vocabulary

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LANGUAGES:

Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, etc

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FIELDS OF STUDY:

chemistry, engineering, history, literature, mathematics, psychology, etc.

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RECREATION:

baseball, soccer, tennis, chess, bridge, poker, etc.

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GENERAL ACTIVITIES:

driving, studying, swimming, traveling, walking (and other gerunds)

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NATURAL PHENOMENA:

weather, dew, fog, hail, heat, humidity, lightning, rein, sleet, snow, thTtnder, wind, darkness, light, sunshine, electricity, fire, graotty

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one
each
every

one apple
each apple
every apple

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two
both
a couple of
three, etc.
a few
several
many
a number of

one apple
each apple
every apple
two apples
both apples
a couple of apples
three apples
a few apples
several apples
many apples
a number of apples

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a little
much
a great deal of

a little rice
much rice
a great deal ofrice.

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not any/no
some
a lot of
lots of
plenty of
most
all

SIRVEN PARA JUNTAS
CONTABLE Y NO CONTABLES

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not any/no
some
a lot of
lots of
plenty of
most
all

not any/no apples
some apples
a lot of apples
lots of apples
plenty of apples
most apples
all apples

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not any/no
some
a lot of
lots of
plenty of
most
all

not any/no rice
some rice
a lot of rice
lots of rice
plenty of rice
most rice
all rice

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COMPLETE Y AGREGUE "S" SI ES NECESARIO
I have some coins in my pocket. In other words, I have some XXXXXXX in my pocket

advice change garbage hardware

CHANGE (NO CONTABLE, NO SE LE PUEDE AGREGAR "S")

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Thé Mississippi, the Amazon, and the Nile are well-known XXXXXXX

music progress river screwdriver

RIVERS (ES CONTABLE, LE AGREGUÉ "S")

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I like to listen to operas, symphonies, and folk songs. I enjoy XXXXXXX

music progress river screwdriver

MUSIC

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The street is full of cars, trucks, and buses. It is full of XXXXXXX

stuff thunder traffic

TRAFFIC

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5. I put some banana peels, empty juice cartons, and broken bottles in the waste can. The can is full of XXXXXXX

advice change garbage hardware

GARBAGE

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They have a rusty car without an engine, broken chairs, and an old refrigerator in their front yard. Their yard is full of XXXXXXX

homework information junk luggage/baggage garbage

JUNK

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Paul has books, pens, papers, notebooks, a clock, scissors, a tape recorder, and some other things on his desk. He has a lot of XXXXXXX on his desk

stuff homework information junk garbage

STUFF

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As a noncount noun, stuff usually means "a group of various things." It is an inexact term used primarily in verv informal spoken English. (Junk sometimes has the same meaning.)

Examples: I keep a lot of stuff in my desk drawers. Look at all the stuff in this room

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Ann took three suitcases, a shoulder bag, and a cosmetics case. In other words, she took a lot of XXXXXXX on her trip.

homework information junk luggage/baggage garbage

LUGGAGE / BAGGAGE

LUGGAGE is more sofisticated than BAGGAGE

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Toronto is 365 ft./ 109 m. above sea level. The average annual precipitation in Toronto is 32 in./81 cm. The population of the metropolitan area is over 3,000,000. I found (this, these) XXXXXXX in the encyclopedia

homework information junk luggage/baggage garbage

INFORMATION

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I didn't feel good. Ann said, "You should see a doctor." Nick said, "You should go home and go to bed." Martha said, "You should drink fruit juice and rest." I got XXXXXXXX from three people.

advice change garbage hardware

ADVICE

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My English is slowly getting better. My vocabularv is increasing. It's getting easier for me to write, and I make fewer mistakes. I can often understand people even when they talk fast. I'm satisfied with theXXXXXXX I've made in learning English

advice change garbage hardware progress

PROGRESS

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Add final -s/-es to the nouns in italics if necessary

Isabel always has fresh EGG available because she raises CHICKEN in her yard

EGGS; CHICKENS; YARD

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I had CHICKEN and RICE for dinner last night.

NO CHANGES

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Outside my window, I can see a lot of TREE, BUSH, GRASS, DIRT, and FLOWER

TREES, BUSHES
GRASS
DIRT
FLOWERS

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Abdullah gave me some good ADVICE. Nadia also gave me some good SUGGESTION

ADVICE; SUGGESTIONS

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Yoko learned several new• WORD today. She increased her •VOCABULARY today

WORDS: VOCABULARY

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I drank two GLASS of water

GLASSES; WATER

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WINDOW are made of GLASS

WINDOWS: GLASS

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Mr. Chu wears GLASS because he has poor EYESIGHT

GLASSES; EYESIGHT

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It took me a lot of time to finish my HOMEWORK. I had a lot of ASSIGNMENT

HOMEWORK
ASSIGNMENTS

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I have been in Mexico three TIME. I've spent a lot of TIME there

TIMES
TIME

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There are TYPEWRITER, COPIER, TELEPHONE, AND STAPLER in a typical business office. A business office needs a lot of EQUIPMENT

TYPEWRITERS
COPIERS
TELEPHONES
STAPLERS
EQUIPMENT

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The air is full of SMOKE, DUST, CARBON MONOXIDE, and many other harmful SUBSTANCE. We must seek to reduce air POLLUTION

SMOKE
DUST
CARBON MONOXIDE
SUBSTANCES
POLLUTION

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I like to read good LITERATURE. I especially like to read NOVEL, POETRY, AND ESSAY. My favorite POET are Longfellow and Wordsworth. I have always liked their POEM

LITERATURE
NOVELS
POETRY
ESSAYS
POETS
POEMS

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I like to experience different SEASON. I like both hot and cold WEATHER

SEASONS
WEATHER

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Being a parent has brought me a lot of HAPPINESS. Parenting requires a lot of PATIENCE, but it provides many REWARD

HAPPINESS
PATIENCE
REWARDS

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You can find a lot of time-saving MACHINE in a modern FACTORY. Modern FACTORY need MODERN MACHINERY

MACHINES
FACTORY
FACTORIES
MODERN
MACHINERY

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Experienced TRAVELER learn to travel with minimal LUGGAGE. My globe-trotting aunt can pack everything she needs into two small SUITCASE, whether her trip will last for three DAY or three MONTH

TRAVELERS
LUGGAGE
SUITCASES
DAYS
MONTHS

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I'm not an experienced traveler. When I travel, I invariably take along too much STUFF. Last month I took a THREE-DAY trip to Chicago with twice as many clothes as I needed

STUFF
THREE-DAY

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Recycling is important. Regular GARBAGE will typically contain many things that can be recycled: MAGAZINE, ENVELOPE, CARDBOARD BOX, OLD PHONE BOOK, GLASS BOTTLE, JAR, COPPER, BRASS, TIN CAN, etc

GARBAGE
MAGAZINES
ENVELOPES
CARDBOARD BOXE
OLD PHONE BOOKS
GLASS BOTTLES
JARS
COPPER
BRASS
TIN CANS

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ETC. //

/ETCIRERA/

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There are more STAR in the universe than there are GRAIN of SAND on all the beaches on earth

STARS
GRAINS
SAND

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Change the underlined nouns to their plural forms if necessary.

A town mouse and a country mouse were FRIEND, so the country mouse invited his FRIEND to his home in the field

FRIENDS
FRIEND

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The town mouse came, and they sat down to a dinner of ROOT and VEGETABLE. The town mouse was not impressed by this DINNER.

ROOTS
VEGETABLES
DINNER

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He said, "You live no better than the ANT and other INSECT here. You must come and see all the THING you can eat at my house."

ANTS
INSECTS
THINGS

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The town mouse then took the country mouse back to town with him. The town mouse showed the country mouse the kitchen full of COOKIE, APPLE, ROLL, AND OTHER FOOD.

COOKIES
APPLES
ROLLS
AND OTHER FOOD.

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They were just about to eat when two CHILD came running into the kitchen and scared the two MOUSE away.

CHILDREN
MICE

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They hid and waited for these KID to leave. They tried to eat again, but this time they were scared away by a WOMAN working in the kitchen.

KIDS
WOMAN

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Finally, the country mouse said, "You may have many LUXURY here, but I prefer my home where I can have a simple dinner in peace!"

LUXURIES

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I read a few NOVEL

NOVELS

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I read a few LITERATURE

LITERATURE

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I read a few POEM

POEMS

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I read a few POETRY

POETRY

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I bought some ORANGE JUICE

ORANGE JUICE

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I bought some LIGHT BULB

LIGHT BULBS

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I bought some HARDWARE

HARDWARE

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I bought some COMPUTER SOFTWARE

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

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We need plenty of SLEEP

SLEEP

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We need plenty of INFORMATION

INFORMATION

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We need plenty of FACT

FACTS

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We need plenty of HELP

HELP

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I saw both WOMAN

WOMEN

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I saw both MOVIE

MOVIES

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I saw both SCENE

SCENES

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I saw both SCENERY

EL PAISAJE. NO SE PUEDE CONTAR

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He has a number of SHIRT

SHIRTS

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He has a number of HOMEWORK

IMPOSIBLE
A LOT OF HOMEWORK

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He has a number of PEN

PENS

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He has a number of CHALK

IMPOSIBLE, TIZA ES NO CONTABLE
SERÍA
A LOT OF CHALK

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I don't have a great deal of PATIENCE

PATIENCE

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I don't have a great deal of WEALTH

WEALTH

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I don't have a great deal of FRIEND

FRIENDS

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I don't have a great deal of PENCIL

PENCILS

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I need a little LUCK

LUCK

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I need a little MONEY

MONEY

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I need a little ADVICE

ADVICE

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I need a little NEW HAT

NO SE PUEDE

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The author has many IDEA

IDEAS

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The author has many THEORY

THEORIES

90

The author has many HYPOTESIS

HYPOTESIS

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The author has many KNOWLEDGE

MUCH KNOWLEDGE

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SCENARY = LANDSCAPE

FLORIDA SCENERY IS FLAT