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ice cream

The noun "ice cream" can be both countable and uncountable.


uncountable

Meaning: a sweet frozen food made from milk
Example sentence: I was bored so I ate a whole tub of ice cream, and then I felt sick as well!

countable

Meaning: a small amount of ice cream on a stick, in a cone, or in a small container
Example sentence: I can't go that way because I always buy an ice cream when I go past that shop.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "ice cream" uncountable?
  1. Does everybody want to have an ice cream?
  2. Does anybody want to have some ice cream?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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