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NOUNS A noun is a place, a thing, or an idea. a person, http://lh4.ggpht.com/_vB03mc19_RA/Sy4XtPCR6lI /AAAAAAAAC98/L- I8j9dH97Y/Fotolia_1966632_L.jpg http://discounthotels.com/travel-blog/wp- content/uploads/2009/10/chicago.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/stott/ebay/st udio/241/stott-apple-book.jpg http://theselvedgeyard.files.wordpress.com/ 2009/03/eames-chair-herman-miller.jpg http://www.pastryshoescollection.com/wor dpress/wp- content/uploads/2010/01/idea.jpg
COUNT AND NONCOUNT NOUNS There are two kinds of nouns in English. Count Nouns Noncount Nouns are nouns that you can count. are nouns that you cannot count. http://thecuriousclan.files.wordpress.co m/2008/04/egg-chair.jpg http://www.bing.com/images/search?q =chair&view=detail&id=E2C267C891F2E7 DEEBF79E328AFBAE4D42D3C726&first=1& FORM=IDFRIR one chair two chairs http://newsletter.herrerainc.com/wp- content/uploads/2009/06/_small_water _drops1.jpg water money http://thingsilearnedinmy20s.fi les.wordpress.com/2010/07/m oney.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For nouns that end with a consonant, add s. one pigtwopigs http://images1.fanpop.com/images/image_ uploads/Two-little-Piggies-pigs- 1078267_1920_1440.jpg http://badanimalpuns.files.wordpress.com/2 009/12/cute-pig.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For most nouns that end with a vowel, add s. one beetwobees http://www.bee-pollen-supplement- guide.com/bee_pollen_FULL.jpg http://dianepernet.typepad.com/photos/uncat egorized/2008/09/18/bees.jpg (Nouns that end in o are exceptions. See the next two slides.)
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For most nouns that end in o, add s. one pianotwo http://www.pianosforkids.com/images/homep age_pianos.jpg http://www.faqs.org/photo- dict/photofiles/list/404/773piano.jpg (See the next slide for exceptions.) pianos
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For some nouns that end in o, add es. If you are not sure, check a dictionary. one potato a lot of potatoes http://goutsucks.zoomshare.com/files/potato es.jpg http://transitionculture.org/wp- content/uploads/potato.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For nouns that end in a consonant and y, the y becomes ies. one first ladyfivefirst ladies http://www.bravecreatures.com/blog/wp -content/uploads/2006/09/5FirstLadies.jpg http://www.firstladies.org/images/ michelle-obama.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For nouns that end with a vowel and y, add s. one monkey twomonkeys http://blog.mypets.ws/wp- content/uploads/2009/07/monkey-twins.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_CKCnQB5P3ug /SwwEBJXF4yI/AAAAAAAABec/ACIw3- D4920/s1600/baby-monkey.1280.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For nouns that end in fe, change the fe to v and add s. one knifethreeknives http://cdn.physorg.com/newman/gfx/news/ 2009/swissarmykni.jpg http://www.wired.com/images/slideshow/2 008/06/gallery_swiss_army_knife/swiss.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? For nouns that end in sh, ch, x, s, z, add es. one dressthreedresses http://www.africafreemarket.com/webadmi n/admin_images/1257920029_dresses.jpg http://www.crunchwear.com/images/cats/ high-tech-dress.jpg
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? Some plural forms are the same as the singular form. one sheeptwo http://static.guim.co.uk/Guardian/environ ment/gallery/2008/nov/05/lakedistrict/GD 8280534@Herdwick-sheep-in-the-4887.jpg http://www.freefoto.com/images/01/16/0 1_16_13---Sheep_web.jpg?&k=Sheep sheep
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? Some words have no singular form. scissors glasses http://www.killahbeez.com/wordpress/wp- content/uploads/2009/03/glasses_h.jpg http://www.declutteryou.com/wp- content/uploads/2008/08/scissors_vie w2.jpg http://www.highsnobiety.com/upl oads/pics/visvim-mess-shorts- 2_01.jpg shorts To count these nouns, you need to use a pair of, two pairs of, etc.
COUNT NOUNS How do you make a singular count noun plural? Some nouns have an irregular plural. mouse tooth mice teeth http://blog.clarkpest.com/Portals/31616/i mages/trapping-mice0.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/ commons/5/53/Spiny_Mice.jpg http://www.faqs.org/photo- dict/photofiles/list/7639/10277molar_to oth.jpg http://stemcellumbilicalcordblo od.com/wp- content/uploads/2009/06/teet h-stem-cells.jpg http://www.netguruonlin e.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/0 7/Foot.jpg http://www.faqs.org/photo- dict/photofiles/list/3983/5341 foot.jpg.jpg foot feet
PRACTICE Write the plural noun. 1. toys babieskangaroos foxes men 2. 3. 4. http://www.recycle.co.uk/blog/wp- content/uploads/2009/05/toys.jpgdict/photofil es/list/3983/5341foot.jpg.jpg http://afizaazmee.files.wordpress.com/2010/ 08/babies.jpg http://www.anthonyswebsite.com/Grade 3/two_kangaroos.jpg 5. 6. http://rohanmanoharlovetobe.files.wordpress. com/2007/11/jeans.jpg http://www.brockport.edu/career/dress/imag es/MenOutfits.jpg http://www.fredmiranda.com/hosting- data/500/6288foxes.jpg jeans
NONCOUNT NOUNS There are a lot of different kinds of noncount nouns. Below are some examples. Types of Noncount NounsExamples No Distinct Partsmilkcoffeewater Parts That Are Small rice sugargrass Categories mail furnituremoney Abstractionsloveadviceeducation Sports/Recreationsoccerchessbaseball Fields of Studygrammarmusiclaw Medical Conditionsarthritiscancerflu Note – Noncount nouns take singular verbs. is Grammar is useful.
http://cdn.ubergizmo.com/photos/20 10/9/ipod-nano-watch.jpg http://www.istockphoto.com/fi le_thumbview_approve/19670 9/2/istockphoto_196709-clock- on-wall-01a.jpg SOMETIMES A COUNT NOUN AND SOMETIMES A NONCOUNT NOUN TIME How many times do you look at your watch every day? Do you have any time today?
INFINITIVES AS NOUNS An infinitive can be the subject of a sentence or the subject of a clause. http://www.traciehotchner.com/dt/images/25 WaysImages/image021.jpg To err To err* is human. *to make a mistake http://xoxodesigns.files.wordpress.com/2010/03 /apolo-ohno_90617093.jpg To skate To skate in the Olympics was his dream.
INFINITIVES AS NOUNS An infinitive can be a direct object. http://www.pizzahazel.com/img/tomato_pizza.j pg to graduate She hopes to graduate in two years. http://www.futurestudentusa.com/Images/isto ck_muslim%20student.jpg to order We want to order pizza tonight.
INFINITIVES AS NOUNS An infinitive can come after an object. http://www.maxxnailsandspa.com/resources/j0 406790.jpg to relax The facial massage helped her to relax. http://alliedow.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/val entines-day-chocolates.jpg to give I expected them to give me chocolates.
http://www.sheddaquarium.org/images/article s/Shedd-Aquarium-Beluga-Whale.jpg learning I enjoyed learning about the beluga whales at the aquarium. http://turningdownthesuck.com/wp- content/uploads/2011/03/monkey_smoking_1a.jpg Smoking Smoking is not smart. GERUNDS A gerund is a noun that is the base form of a verb plus – ing.