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art

The noun "art" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: paintings, sculpture, drawings, etc.
Example sentence: My aunt knows a lot about art, especially landscape paintings.

countable

Meaning: an activity that needs special training or knowledge
Example sentence: My aunt says cooking is an art that she knows nothing about.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "art" countable?
  1. Our professor says medicine is both an art and a science.
  2. All of our students learn about art as well as science.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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