Amount , Number
Amount is used to refer to a quantity of something uncountable. Number is used to refer to things or people that can be counted. The expression "a number of..." is followed by the verb in plural.
She inherited a considerable amount of money.
We spent the same amount of time in France and Germany.
You should pay the full amount by the end of the month.
A growing number of people are studying Spanish.
Our boss came with a number of creative ideas this morning.
A large number of questions have been answered by the police.
As the world becomes additional world and integrated community, English language plays a vital role in connecting people and their ideas to at least one another. www.engforu.com is created by Sayar Maung Maung One. My goal is, the people of Myanmar need to develop English Language must be supported as much as I can. Its purpose was to help expand learner access to the Basic English. I would like to give our special thanks to BBC, VOA for graciously allowing us to use their news stories as a basis of our learning activities. Their stories, photos and videos have made learning interesting and appropriate for adults.