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Collective Nouns
Collective Nouns
Collective Nouns
Collective Nouns
Collective Nouns
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  • 1. Collective Nouns
    • by:
    • HERTIKI
  • 2. Collective Nouns
    • Collective nouns are used to describe a group of the same things
  • 3.
    • People
    • Words associated with certain animals
    • People involved in the same job / activity
    • Physical features of landscapes
    • Things in general
  • 4. PEOPLE
    • a group of people (small group)
  • 5.
    • a crowd of people ( large number)
  • 6.
    • a gang of football fans
    • ( rather negative)
  • 7. WORDS ASSOCIATED WITH CERTAIN ANIMALS
    • a flock of sheep a flock of birds
  • 8.
    • a herd of goats a herd of cows
  • 9.
    • a pack of wolves a pack of dogs
  • 10.
    • a shoal of fish a swarm of bees
  • 11. PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE SAME JOB / ACTIVITY
    • a team of doctors a team of reporters
  • 12.
    • The crew were all saved when the ship sank.
    • (workers on a ship)
  • 13.
    • The company are rehearsing a new production.
    • (group of actors)
  • 14.
    • The cast were all amateurs.
    • (actors in a particular production)
  • 15.
    • The staff are having lunch at Royal Plaza.
    • (general word for groups who share a place of work, e.g. teachers in a school)
  • 16. PHYSICAL FEATURES OF LANDSCAPE
    • a row of cottages a clump of trees
  • 17.
    • a range of hills a small group of islands
  • 18. THINGS IN GENERAL
    • a pile of papers a pile of clothes
  • 19.
    • a pile of dishes a pile of toys
  • 20.
    • a bunch of flowers a bunch of bananas
  • 21.
    • a stack of chairs a stack of tables
  • 22.
    • a stack of boxes a stack of logs
  • 23.
    • a set of tools a set of pans
  • 24.
    • a set of pots
  • 25.
    • There are a …..… of mosquitoes in the forests in Scandinavia in the summer.
    • As we looked over the side of the boat, we saw a ……..of brightly coloured fish swimming just below the surface.
    • There was a ……..of youths standing on the corner; they didn’t look at all friendly.
  • 26.
    • You’ll see a …….of cards on the bookshelf. Will you fetch them for me, please?
    • The government has appointed a …... of biologists to look into the problem.
  • 27.
    • Company is often used for:
    • a. actors b. opera singers c. swimmers
    • Cast is often used for people in:
    • a. a play b. a book c. a film
    • 3. Crew is often used for the staff of:
    • a. an ambulance b. a plane c. a hospital
    • Pack is often used for:
    • a. cats b. hyenas c. wolves
    • Flock is often used for:
    • a. sheep b. starlings c. pigs
  • 28.
    • THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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