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  • Pronoun
    on Aug 5, 2013 in Pronoun Parts of Speech
    A pronoun is a word that substitutes for a noun or another pronoun. The word or phrase replaced by a pronoun is called antecedent. Examples:George planned George’s travel itinerary.George planned his travel itinerary. The children will go to the p...
  • Singular and Plural PronounsA singular pronoun replaces a singular noun or a singular pronoun. A plural pronoun replaces a plural noun or plural pronoun. Take note that pronouns can either be singular or plural. Examples: Singular Plural I, he, she we my, mine, him, her...
  • Types of Pronouns1) Personal Pronoun – represents people or things. There are two kinds of personal pronoun: subjective and objective. Subjective pronoun is a pronoun that is used as the subject of a sentence; while objective pronouns is a pronouns that is used as...
  • Noun
    on Jul 15, 2013 in Nouns Parts of Speech
    A noun is a name of a person, place, thing, event or idea.Examples:Persons – girl, boy, baby, president, John SmithPlaces – park, mall, office, Asia, AmericaThings – laptop, pencil, plants, fan, mirrorEvents – graduation, birthday, anniversar...
  • Counters of Mass Nouns
    on Jul 15, 2013 in Nouns Parts of Speech
    Counters can be used for mass nouns to be countable.   Examples: Counter Mass Nouns kilo (kilos) of rice, sugar, beef, tomatoes lot (lots) of knowledge, love, hope, humor meter (meters) of ribbon, wire, cord, garter piece (pieces) of...
  • Possessive Case of NounsThe possessive case of a noun is used to show ownership or possession. Forming the possessive case of a noun can be done by adding an apostrophe and/or letter s depending on the rule where it falls. 1) Possessive case of a singular noun that does no...
  • Singular and Plural NounsA noun that refers to one person, place, thing, event or idea is a singular noun. A noun that refers to more than one is a plural noun. Nouns can be countable of non-countable. Non-countable nouns are also known as mass nouns which are not usually co...
  • Masculine and Feminine NounsMasculine gender refers to a male person or animal. Feminine gender refers to a female person or animal. Masculine Feminine godfather godmother uncle aunt prince princess king queen stag doe drake deer boar sow emperor empress conductor...
  • Gender of Nouns1) Masculine gender refers to a male person or animal. Examples:father, king, tailor, groom, rooster, stallion Click here for more examples of masculine nouns with their corresponding feminine counterparts. 2) Feminine gender refers to a female per...
  • Nouns
    on Sep 6, 2011 in Nouns Parts of Speech
    Nouns are names of persons, places, things, events or ideas.Examples:Persons – girl, boy, baby, president, John SmithPlaces – park, mall, office, Asia, AmericaThings – laptop, pencil, plants, fan, mirrorEvents – graduation, birthday, annivers...
  • Plural Form of Nouns Ending in S, Ss, Ch, Sh, X or ZNouns ending in s, ss, ch, sh, x or z form their plural by adding es. Singular Plural quiz quizzes wish wishes brush brushes bush bushes box boxes fox foxes address addresses guess guesses kiss kisses watch watches glass glasses class...
  • Plural Form of Most Nouns by Adding SMost nouns form their plural by adding s. Singular Plural book books school schools car cars rat rats mother mothers ship ships farmer farmers mountain mountains sea seas river rivers bee bees hat hats flower flowers pencil pencils...
  • Types of Nouns
    on Aug 25, 2011 in Types of Nouns Nouns Parts of Speech
    A noun can belong to more than one type of noun: proper or common, abstract or concrete, and countable (count noun) or non-countable (mass noun) or collective. 1) Proper Noun – is a name of a particular person, place, thing or event. It begins with...
  • Mass Nouns
    on Aug 25, 2011 in Types of Nouns Nouns Parts of Speech
    Mass Noun is a type of noun that denotes a name of anything that cannot be counted. Examples: rice sugar salt hair mongo beans corn tea coffee vinegar water soy sauce juice sand gasoline oil cheese milk flour catsup ink soil rain oxygen...
  • Abstract Nouns
    on Aug 25, 2011 in Types of Nouns Nouns Parts of Speech
    Abstract noun is a type of noun that denotes a name, idea or quality having no physical form. It can be seen by our mind but not of our naked eyes. Examples: love strength beauty courage strength beauty unity cooperation faith belief anger tr...
  • Collective Nouns
    on Aug 25, 2011 in Types of Nouns Nouns Parts of Speech
    Collective noun is a type of noun that denotes a name of a particular group of persons or things. Below are some examples of individual members of a group with their corresponding collective noun. Examples: Individual Members Collective Noun b...
  • Common and Proper Nouns
    on Aug 24, 2011 in Types of Nouns Nouns Parts of Speech
    Common noun is a type of noun that denotes a general name for a person, place, thing or event and begins with a small letter. On the other hand, proper noun is a name of a particular common noun and begins with a capital letter. A list of examples is...
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