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food

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


uncountable

Meaning: things that people or animals eat
Example sentence: If you want to lose weight, you should eat less food.

countable

Meaning: a particular type or category of food
Example sentence: If you ate fewer fatty foods, you'd be much healthier.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "food" countable?
  1. If you want to be healthy, try to eat food that hasn't been made in a factory.
  2. Most processed foods contain artificial flavourings and colourings.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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