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currency

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


uncountable

Meaning: the banknotes and coins used in a country
Example sentence: You'll need enough local currency to pay for a taxi from the airport.

countable

Meaning: the monetary unit of a particular country
Example sentence: We made a lot of money from buying and selling foreign currencies.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "currency" uncountable?
  1. How much local currency should I take with me?
  2. How many currencies were used in Europe before the Euro?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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