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Nouns Types of nouns
<ul><li>Nouns (Proper/Common) </li></ul><ul><li>Iqbal was a great poet. </li></ul><ul><li>My dog is called Jack. </li></ul...
<ul><li>Possessive Noun (Genitive Case) </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmed looks at the lion den. </li></ul><ul><li>A stuffed turkey ...
<ul><li>Collective Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>The crowd cheered the cricketer. </li></ul><ul><li>The police have caught the t...
<ul><li>The Professionals’ Academy of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Words Denoting Collection of Things </li></ul><ul><li>An ...
<ul><li>A cluster of stars. </li></ul><ul><li>A covey of partridges. </li></ul><ul><li>A caravan of merchants, pilgrims, t...
<ul><li>A fall of snow or of rain. </li></ul><ul><li>A faggot of sticks. </li></ul><ul><li>A group of islands </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>A peal of bells. </li></ul><ul><li>A party of friends. </li></ul><ul><li>A pile of books. </li></ul><ul><li>A regi...
Concrete & Abstract Nouns <ul><li>You should show respect for your teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Our soldiers fought with gr...
Countable & Uncountable <ul><li>Ali has one chair. </li></ul><ul><li>I have got a problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like t...
Singular/Plural Noun <ul><li>boy, girl, book, pen, desk, cow, automobile, cabinet, computer, employee </li></ul><ul><li>s,...
<ul><li>4. Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant (y changes to i + es) – beneficiary, boundary, company, quantity, sec...
<ul><li>6. O ending nouns – four parts </li></ul><ul><li>Preceded by vowel add (s) e.g. curio, portfolio, radio, studio </...
<ul><li>Inside Vowel: </li></ul><ul><li>Man, goose, woman, mouse, foot, tooth, louse </li></ul><ul><li>Singular & plural a...
<ul><li>Nouns used only in plural </li></ul><ul><li>Bellows, scissors, tongs, pincers, spectacles, trousers, drawers, bree...
<ul><li>Compound word (hyphenated) </li></ul><ul><li>Commander-in-chief, coat-of-mail, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, aide-d...
<ul><li>Separate words </li></ul><ul><li>Step son, step daughter, maid servant, man servant, passer by, man of war, looker...
<ul><li>Compound words (without noun) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up, trade-in, strike-over, write-up </li></ul>
<ul><li>One word </li></ul><ul><li>Businessman, cupful, spoonful, letterhead, stepchild </li></ul>
<ul><li>Foreign nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis, basis, diagnosis, oasis </li></ul><ul><li>Change sis to ses </li></ul>
<ul><li>Addendum, curriculum, datum, memorandum </li></ul><ul><li>Change um to a </li></ul>
<ul><li>Alumnus, gladiolus, nucleus, stimulus </li></ul><ul><li>Change us to i </li></ul>
<ul><li>Appendix, index </li></ul><ul><li>Change ex or ix to ices </li></ul>
<ul><li>Alumna, formula, larva, vertebra </li></ul><ul><li>Change a to ae </li></ul>
<ul><li>Criterion, phenomenon </li></ul><ul><li>Change on to a </li></ul>
<ul><li>Bureau, tableau </li></ul><ul><li>eau to eaux </li></ul>
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Nouns

  1. 1. Nouns Types of nouns
  2. 2. <ul><li>Nouns (Proper/Common) </li></ul><ul><li>Iqbal was a great poet. </li></ul><ul><li>My dog is called Jack. </li></ul><ul><li>F-16 is a fighter-jet. </li></ul><ul><li>Big Mac is a salty burger. </li></ul><ul><li>PAC is a famous institute. </li></ul><ul><li>New York is a big City. </li></ul><ul><li>Aiza is a decent girl. </li></ul><ul><li>David Beckhem is a football player. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Possessive Noun (Genitive Case) </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmed looks at the lion den. </li></ul><ul><li>A stuffed turkey is the friend favorite bird. </li></ul><ul><li>Tony computers have been stolen. </li></ul><ul><li>My friend house is at a walking distance. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher announced girls name. </li></ul><ul><li>We study Iqbal poetry at college. </li></ul><ul><li>The book cover is in bad shape. </li></ul><ul><li>The room window is open. </li></ul><ul><li>The road completion was ahead of schedule. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Collective Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>The crowd cheered the cricketer. </li></ul><ul><li>The police have caught the thief. </li></ul><ul><li>The crew of ship was attacked. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a group of tall trees beside the river. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Professionals’ Academy of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Words Denoting Collection of Things </li></ul><ul><li>An army of soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>A bunch of keys, of grapes, of flowers, </li></ul><ul><li>A bouquet of flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>A bundle of hay, of sticks. </li></ul><ul><li>A brood or flack of chickens. </li></ul><ul><li>A bale of cotton. </li></ul><ul><li>A band of musicians. </li></ul><ul><li>A basket of flowers or fruits. </li></ul><ul><li>A bench of magistrates. </li></ul><ul><li>A bevy of girls or women. </li></ul><ul><li>A board of directors or trustees or examiners </li></ul><ul><li>A battalion of soldiers. </li></ul><ul><li>A collection of relics or curiosities. </li></ul><ul><li>A chain of mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>A clump of trees </li></ul><ul><li>A collection of relics or curiosities. </li></ul><ul><li>A crew of sailors. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>A cluster of stars. </li></ul><ul><li>A covey of partridges. </li></ul><ul><li>A caravan of merchants, pilgrims, travelers. </li></ul><ul><li>A cargo of goods, wheat. </li></ul><ul><li>A century of years. </li></ul><ul><li>A chest of drawers. </li></ul><ul><li>A class of students or persons. </li></ul><ul><li>A cloud of locusts. </li></ul><ul><li>A code of law. </li></ul><ul><li>A company of soldiers. </li></ul><ul><li>A consignment of goods. </li></ul><ul><li>A course of lectures. </li></ul><ul><li>A constellation of stars. </li></ul><ul><li>A congress of representatives or delegated. </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum of studies. </li></ul><ul><li>A drove of cattle. </li></ul><ul><li>A flock of geese, sheep. </li></ul><ul><li>A fleet of ships. </li></ul><ul><li>A flight of birds, stairs or steps, or locusts. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A fall of snow or of rain. </li></ul><ul><li>A faggot of sticks. </li></ul><ul><li>A group of islands </li></ul><ul><li>A grove of trees. </li></ul><ul><li>A gang of robbers, thieves, labourers, convicts, prisoners. </li></ul><ul><li>A garland of flower </li></ul><ul><li>A galaxy of stars. </li></ul><ul><li>A herd of cattle, deer, swine, elephants. </li></ul><ul><li>A heap of ruins, stones, sand, cotton. </li></ul><ul><li>A hive of bees. </li></ul><ul><li>A horde of pirates, robbers, savages </li></ul><ul><li>A hoard of money. </li></ul><ul><li>A league of nations </li></ul><ul><li>A library of books </li></ul><ul><li>A mob of riotous men </li></ul><ul><li>A little of pigs, puppies. </li></ul><ul><li>A multitude of people </li></ul><ul><li>A Pack of wolves, hounds, or of playing cards. </li></ul><ul><li>A pair of shoes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>A peal of bells. </li></ul><ul><li>A party of friends. </li></ul><ul><li>A pile of books. </li></ul><ul><li>A regiment of soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>A range of hills, mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>A shoal of fish </li></ul><ul><li>A sheaf of grain </li></ul><ul><li>A series of events </li></ul><ul><li>A shower of rain or arrows </li></ul><ul><li>A swarms of ants, flies, bees or locusts. </li></ul><ul><li>A stack of corn or arms or wood. </li></ul><ul><li>A suit of clothes </li></ul><ul><li>A string of camels </li></ul><ul><li>A string of camels </li></ul><ul><li>A train of wagons, carriages, flowers </li></ul><ul><li>A troop of school children, scouts, horsemen. </li></ul><ul><li>A tribe of Arabs </li></ul><ul><li>A team of horses, oxen or cricketers. </li></ul><ul><li>A quiver of arrows. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Concrete & Abstract Nouns <ul><li>You should show respect for your teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Our soldiers fought with great courage. </li></ul><ul><li>There is truth in his story. </li></ul><ul><li>The girl lost her parents in childhood. </li></ul><ul><li>The women stood in fear. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Countable & Uncountable <ul><li>Ali has one chair. </li></ul><ul><li>I have got a problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like these photos? </li></ul><ul><li>I am going out for five minutes? </li></ul><ul><li>Can I have some water? </li></ul><ul><li>Shall we sit on the grass? </li></ul><ul><li>The money is quite safe. </li></ul><ul><li>I love music. </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like some butter? </li></ul><ul><li>More Examples: carton, tin, cup, glass, pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Cheese, cable, petrol, butter, wood, bread, paper, chocolate, advice, information, news etc. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Singular/Plural Noun <ul><li>boy, girl, book, pen, desk, cow, automobile, cabinet, computer, employee </li></ul><ul><li>s, x, z, ch, sh (es) – class, brush, branch, match, tax, dish, watch, box, bus, business, quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel (s) – alley, alloy, attorney, fairway, journey, key </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>4. Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant (y changes to i + es) – beneficiary, boundary, company, quantity, secretary. </li></ul><ul><li>5. f, fe, ff (s) – (es) </li></ul><ul><li>bailiff, handkerchief, pontiff, safe, staff </li></ul><ul><li>calf, half, knife, wife, life </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>6. O ending nouns – four parts </li></ul><ul><li>Preceded by vowel add (s) e.g. curio, portfolio, radio, studio </li></ul><ul><li>Musical terms – alto, banjo, crescendo, piano, solo, soprano </li></ul><ul><li>Preceded by a consonant may or may not ad (es) </li></ul><ul><li>embargo, hero, potato, tomato, veto </li></ul><ul><li>Canto, dynamo, silo, tuxedo </li></ul><ul><li>iv. Both ways – cargo, memento, mosquito, motto, proviso, volcano, zero </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Inside Vowel: </li></ul><ul><li>Man, goose, woman, mouse, foot, tooth, louse </li></ul><ul><li>Singular & plural alike: </li></ul><ul><li>Swine, sheep, deer, cod, trout, score, gross, pair, dozen, salmon, hundred, thousand, corps, rendezvous, moose, series </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Nouns used only in plural </li></ul><ul><li>Bellows, scissors, tongs, pincers, spectacles, trousers, drawers, breeches, measles, mumps, billiards, draughts, annals, thanks, proceeds, tidings, environs, nuptials, alms, riches, eaves </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Compound word (hyphenated) </li></ul><ul><li>Commander-in-chief, coat-of-mail, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, aide-de-camp </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Separate words </li></ul><ul><li>Step son, step daughter, maid servant, man servant, passer by, man of war, looker on, bill of lading </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Compound words (without noun) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up, trade-in, strike-over, write-up </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>One word </li></ul><ul><li>Businessman, cupful, spoonful, letterhead, stepchild </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Foreign nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis, basis, diagnosis, oasis </li></ul><ul><li>Change sis to ses </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Addendum, curriculum, datum, memorandum </li></ul><ul><li>Change um to a </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Alumnus, gladiolus, nucleus, stimulus </li></ul><ul><li>Change us to i </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Appendix, index </li></ul><ul><li>Change ex or ix to ices </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Alumna, formula, larva, vertebra </li></ul><ul><li>Change a to ae </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Criterion, phenomenon </li></ul><ul><li>Change on to a </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Bureau, tableau </li></ul><ul><li>eau to eaux </li></ul>

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