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Food is a great way to differentiate count nouns from non-count nouns based on the situation. Say, for example, your making a salsa. Take a tomato, ask the students, "What is this?" "A tomato" right? Okay, now chop it up (or get a knife-worthy student to do so), put it in a bowl and ask the same darn question, "What is this?" Now it's "a bowl of tomato" (the non-count version of tomato). You could keep going on like this with a few other vegetables (I know a tomato is technically a fruit, but commercially they call it a vegetable). Eventually you'll wind up with "a bowl of salsa," or whatever grammatically-spiced recipe you apply this too!

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