HELP (in general) / A HELP (a helpfulpersonorthing)
WORK (in general) / A WORK (a work of art/ engineering, …)
CHOCOLATE (substance) / A CHOCOLATE (a box of chocolates)</li></li></ul><li>PLURAL NOUNS<br />There are somenounswhichonlyhave a plural form<br />and take a plural verb:<br /><ul><li>Yourclothes are great!</li></ul>More plural nouns: goods, jeans, trousers, means, ….<br />
GROUP NOUNS<br />Groupnouns can befollowedbyeither a singular or plural<br />verb:<br />I thinkthegovernmentis/ are wrong,<br />Itdependsonwhetherwethink of thegroup as a whole<br />(singular verb), orits individual members(plural <br />verb):<br />Theaudiencewasverydisappointedaftertheplay.<br />Theteamweregiven a medalafterwinningthe match.<br />More groupnouns: <br />army, class, company, crew, crowd, data, media, family,<br />group, press, public, staff<br />Remember! People, police and cattle are always PLURAL.<br />
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