English Grammar - Nouns

Noun gender

NOUN GENDER Nouns answer the questions "What is it?" and "Who is it?" They give names to things, people and qualities. Example...

Plural form of nouns

THE PLURAL OF NOUNS Most nouns form the plural by adding -s or -es. Examples boat => boats hat => hats house => houses...

Countable and uncountable nouns

COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS Countable nouns Countable nouns are for things we can count. They usually have a singular and plural form....

Compound nouns

COMPOUND NOUNS Formation Words can be combined to form compound nouns. These are very common, and new combinations are invented almost daily....

Capitalization rules

USE OF CAPITAL LETTERS WITH NOUNS Capital letters are used with: Names and titles of people Winston Churchill Marilyn Monroe the Que...

List of nationalities in English

NATIONALITIES Country: I live in England. Adjective: He reads English literature. Noun: She is an Englishwoman....

How to form the possessive

Form To form the possessive, add 's ('apostrophe -s') to the noun. If the noun is plural, or already ends in -s, just add:' (an...

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