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sugar

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


uncountable

Meaning: sweet crystals added to drinks like tea and coffee
Example sentence: Soft drinks that contain a lot of sugar can contribute to obesity.

countable

Meaning: one teaspoon of sugar, or a particular type of sugar
Example sentence: Are plant sugars better for you than artificial sweeteners?


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "sugar" countable?
  1. How many sugars does Lee have in her tea?
  2. How much sugar does Kim have in his coffee?

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

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