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


uncountable

Meaning: the rules of a language
Example sentence: We need a way of teaching grammar that makes it fun instead of boring.

countable

Meaning: a book that describes the rules of a language
Example sentence: I found a beautiful old Latin grammar in my grandfather's library.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "grammar" countable?
  1. I must have lost my French grammar on the bus.
  2. Sometimes I study French grammar on the bus.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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