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Technological Institute of the Philippines Humanities and Social Sciences Department WELCOME TEACHERS! Vocabulary Enrichment Report Nouns
abattoir Came from French word [abattre] “to fell” [ábbə twaar, àbbə twaar] Noun, plural –abattoirs A slaughterhouse Noel formerly worked in an abattoir.
brouhaha Came from French word [bruaa] “commotion” [broo-haa-haa] Noun, plural –brouhahas Outcry, a noisy commotion or uproar We need to stop this brouhahas over next year’s automated polls.
imbroglio Came from Italian word [brogliare] “mix up” [im br ṓ lyō] Noun, plural –imbroglios complicated situation: a confusing, messy, especially one that involves disagreement or intrigue He was sorry for the imbroglio that resulted from his announcement.
accoucheur Came from French word [accoucher] “put to bed” [àkoo shúr] Noun, plural –accoucheurs A man who works as a midwife or obstetrician Her parents work as accoucheur and midwife.
Noun Exercises Identifying Nouns Identifying Nouns Gender Gender Number Number Gender Counterpart Gender Counterpart Nominative case Nominative case Objective case Objective case Possessive case Possessive case
Pick out and classify the nouns WHERE CAN ONE FIND HAPPINESS? Once there was a man who had grown weary of life. He was tired to death. One day he decided to leave his hometown, his ancestral village, to search for the perfect Magical City where all would be different, new, full, and rewarding. So he left.
Classify the Nouns as to Gender BOARMIDWIFEDOGTABLE QUEEN PAPERUNCLEPUPPY PROPHETPEN AUTHOREMPIREEMPEROR EARLCOW BOOKCONDUCTORWIDOW BRIDEMAN NIECEBABYTIGER ROOMWITCH
Give the correct possessive form FairyWand Cat and dogPaws ScissorsEdge WidowLament YeatsDrama Mary and LydiaParents TwinParty MinutePrayer RoadShoulder MountainFoot HeavenSake click here to reveal answers
Give the correct possessive form Fairy’s wand Cat and dog’s paws / cat’s and dog’s paws owned separately Scissors’ edge Widow’s lament Yeats’ drama Mary and Lydia’s parents / Mary’s and Lydia’s parents owned separately Twin’s party Minute’s prayer Shoulder of the road Foot of the mountain Heaven’s sake
Give the gender counterpart MASCULINEFEMININEMASCULINEFEMININE vixenjenny bullmonk daughterdoe heirpatron sculptorbenefactor majoretteusherette dauphinedebutante cadethero widowmaidservant tsar milkmaidstepmother
Nominative Case A noun is in Nominative case if it is used as 1. Subject Subject 2. Predicate Nominative Predicate Nominative 3. Vocative Nominative Vocative Nominative 4. Appositive Nominative Appositive Nominative 5. Exclamatory Nominative Exclamatory Nominative
Subject The pen is mightier than the sword. Theodore plays hockey. The Lord is my shepherd.
Predicate Nominative A dog is man’s faithful friend. John is a convicted murderer. Joseph is a dreamer.
Vocative Nominative “Brutus, so are you?!” “Here comes your cab, Mrs. Popov.” “Hurry up, Harry, he’s right behind you!”
Appositive Nominative His hobby, which is philately, is very interesting. The founder of psychoanalysis was Sigmund Freud, a Venetian psychologist.
Objective Case A case of noun in accusative (in relation) to other parts of speech. 1. Direct Object Direct Object 2. Indirect Object Indirect Object 3. Object of the Preposition Object of the Preposition 4. Object of the Appositive Object of the Appositive 5. Subject of the Infinitive Subject of the Infinitive
Direct Object Lord Wellington defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. Robin Hood killed the Sheriff of Nottingham. Brutus and his fellow senators assassinated Caesar.
Indirect Object The agent sold Mario some medicine. Dr. Joe teaches the girls basic French. The treasurer paid the janitor ten yens.
Object of the Preposition Plaridel died in Spain. Philippines is the cradle of noble heroes. Americans want a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.