Countable and Uncountable Nouns
Countable nouns are nouns that can be counted individually, while uncountable nouns are nouns that cannot be counted separately:
Countable: bread, potato, apple, cherry, tomato, banana, chicken
Uncountable: milk, coffee, sugar, rice, water, money
How Many: Countable Nouns
We use ‘how many’ to ask about the quantity of countable nouns:
How many tickets do you have?
How many apples did you eat?
How many brothers do you have?
How Much: Uncountable Nouns
We use ‘how much’ to ask about the quantity of uncountable nouns:
How much milk would you like?
How much flour will you use?
How much is this piano?
Note: Some words that seem countable, like ‘money’, are actually uncountable because they represent a type or value of currency.
How much does it cost?
How much do you eat a day?
How many people do you know in this city?
How many types of fish…?
How much time…?
How much food…?
How much water…?