Technical English countable uncountable definitions game

 

An alarm

Data

A fire alarm

Packaging

A handbook

Information

An experiment

Gas

A machine

Gasoline

A filter

Liquid

A sensor

Advice

A laser

Research

A walkie talkie

Equipment

A vacuum flask

Machinery

A valve

Rain

A pulley

Snow

A pipe

String

A pipeline

Rope

A thermostat

Heat

A robot

Ice

An ID card

Dry ice

A bumper

Padding

A drum

Nickel

A chip

Titanium

An accident

Film

A switch

Medicine

A handle

Wax

A gauge

Software

A refrigerator

Damage

A test tube

Paint

A GPS

Rust

A container

Change

A lid

Insurance

A cover

Equipment

A logbook

Fibre glass

A hole

Fabric

A leak

Fluid

A shelf

Cleaning fluid

A box

Liquid

An ash tray

Steam

A drawer

Acid

A flashlight

Spam

A compass

Polythene

A ball bearing

PVC

A pump

Smoke

An earplug

Radar

A uniform

Dye

A cap

Coal

A badge

Cloth

A tap

Sand

A belt

Ointment

A screw

Coal

A rod

Tin

A nail

Fresh air

A supplier

Hardware

A memo

Noise

A wheel

Space

A collision

Daylight

A crash

Work

A projector

Rock

A monitor

Blood

A plan

Poison

A freezer A dam
An implement

Poison

A device

Freight

a button a cursor a flame
A platform An accelerator an altimeter a CB (radio) a license
A file A filing cabinet a diary a transformer a lamp
A hole punch A stapler a ladder a brick
An aerial An antenna a satellite a mop a brush
A graph A diagram a trolley a chain a magnet
A compass An atom a dictionary a diamond a safety guard
A tile A mirror a crack a joint a vice
A saw A shed a jar a stain a server
A clock A stopwatch a patrol a task a valve
A shaft A ring a bracket a gauge a turbine
A air bag A cylinder a tin A mineral A lift
A circuit An inventory an update A budget A rule
A safety notice A program a CD ROM A lock A display
A discount A freight train a parcel A catalogue An error
A first aid kit

Choose one of the cards and explain what you are thinking of until your partner guesses. They must also get the article right, so must know whether it is countable or uncountable.

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PDF version for easy printing: TechnicalEnglishCountableUncount

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One Response to Technical English countable uncountable definitions game

  1. Thanks. This is very useful – I’ve adapted it for smaller classes to classify countable and uncountable and then decide which quantifiers they can use. Anja

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