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beer

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


uncountable

Meaning: an alcoholic drink made with malt and hops
Example sentence: Archaeologists think that beer was first made in the Middle East over 10,000 years ago.

countable

Meaning: a glass of beer
Example sentence: On my eighteenth birthday, my dad took me down to the pub and bought me my first beer.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "beer" uncountable?
  1. How many beers did Uncle Bill have last night?
  2. How much beer did Aunty Joy drink last night?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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