To count uncountable nouns in English students need to know the containers they are most often sold or served in. In the textbook I teach at school I need to teach six of these containers: a loaf, a tin, a packet, a glass, a cup and a bar.
In this post you can find a video, an infographic and two games to teach the six containers and their usage. I hope you like the post.
Simple containers – video
Simple containers – infographic
You can download the high-resolution image here:
Simple containers – games
As the game is in Flash, it will only play on desktop computers.
The second game is in Flash and will play only on desktop computers, too. It is called Half a Minute, and your task is to type the correct answer before half a minute runs out. Enjoy.
Simple containers – Links
British council has a nice post on containers here.