Countable and Uncountable

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Feb 22, 2017 23:45
Today was my last day at work. The student I helped today is currently improving his English dramatically. I believe that he will start speaking English in a year, if he gets some opportunities.
I wanted to do something special for the last lesson, but it was just entertaining as usual.
I failed to teach him about the concept of countable and uncountable. It was not surprising, I am also bad at.
He said, "One can count water in a bottle! I buy a bottle of water at a convenience store, two bottles of water at a supermarket!" Then, he continued, "You can't count eggs! See, fish eggs like salmon roe, cod roe. Who can count them and wants to try?" I replied, "I see, and same with herring roe. I got your point. They are numerous."
How would a native English teacher explain the concept?
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