Nouns - Advanced

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Nouns: Subject-Verb Agreement

The verb always agrees with the subject. When the subject is singular, it is followed by a singular verb. If the subject is plural, it is followed by a plural verb.

Nouns: Determiners and Quantifiers

We use each when we are talking about separate individuals in the group (Each person chooses a different route to the castle.) and we use every when we are talking more about the group as a whole (Every route was of about the same length.)...

Nouns: Compound Nouns, Noun Phrases

A compound noun usually consists of two parts: the first noun indicates what class of things the second one belongs to. The first noun is typically used in the singular form.

Nouns: Countable / Uncountable Nouns

Have you ever tried to pay a compliment to your female English-speaking friend, saying something like: “Your hairs are so beautiful!” and seeing her really surprised and puzzled?

Nouns: Articles

Articles are among the most frequently used functional words in English. Therefore, we need to know when and how we are supposed to use them. Articles are very important because they can define a noun as specific or non-specific.

Nouns: Articles with proper nouns

A proper noun defines a noun: it can be a special place, person, or organization. These nouns are nearly always capitalized in a sentence.

Nouns: Nominalization

Nominalization is ​​the process of forming a noun or noun phrase from an adjective or a verb. It is especially common in formal styles of writing.