Nouns and their forms are reviewed in this chapter, and collective nouns are introduced. Students learn to categorize nouns and use correct possessive forms. The various functions of nouns are examined.  

What you can expect to learn

  • Identify nouns in their various forms: singular, singular possessive, plural, and plural possessive. 
  • Correctly form plurals and possessives, even with irregular forms. 
  • Distinguish between common and proper nouns. 
  • Distinguish between count and noncount nouns. 
  • Recognize collective nouns. 
  • Recognize compound nouns and form their plurals. 
  • Differentiate the different functions nouns can perform within a sentence. 
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