Skip to Content

EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

trade

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


uncountable

Meaning: the buying and selling of goods and services
Example sentence: International trade is very important for a country's economic success.

countable

Meaning: a type of skilled work, or a particular type of business
Example sentence: A lot of young people are learning a trade instead of studying at university.


Test your understanding:

In which sentence is the word "trade" uncountable?
  1. Maria wants to study the history of trade.
  2. Julio wants to learn a trade like plumbing.

The grammar of Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Countable/Uncountable Gapfill Games
Countable/Uncountable Sorting Games

Terms | Privacy | Contact | Report error

EnglishClub Group EnglishClub EasyEnglish ESLDepot Teflnet

© 1997-2014 EnglishClub