**Identify the following objects as countable or uncountable.**

1. Water (countable / uncountable)

2. Weather (countable / uncountable)

3. Wool (countable / uncountable)

4. Advice (countable / uncountable)

5. Bread (countable / uncountable)

6. Information (countable / uncountable)

7. Chess (countable / uncountable)

8. Grass (countable / uncountable)

9. Knowledge (countable / uncountable)

10. Salt (countable / uncountable)

11. Journey (countable / uncountable)

12. News (countable / uncountable)

13. Grape (countable / uncountable)

14. Fact (countable / uncountable)

15. Cat (countable / uncountable)

16. Cotton (countable / uncountable)

**Answers**

1. uncountable

2. uncountable

3. uncountable

4. uncountable

5. uncountable

6. uncountable

7. uncountable

8. uncountable

9. uncountable

10. uncountable

11. countable

12. uncountable

13. countable

14. countable

15. countable

16. uncountable

**Notes**

**Travel** and** journey** have very similar meanings, but travel is normally uncountable. It is used to talk about traveling in general. We cannot, for example, say ‘a travel’.

**Journey**, on the other hand, is a countable noun. We can say **a journey**.

The nouns* beans, peas, grapes, lentils* and *facts* are usually countable.

Foods are usually uncountable. Examples are: *rice, spaghetti, sugar, salt, wheat* etc.