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1

True or false:

The articles “a/an and the” and certain quantifies “few - many - some” can be placed if front of a countable noun but not an uncountable noun?

True

2

Countable or Uncountable use:

I can’t work here there is too much “noise”

Uncountable

3

Countable or Uncountable use:

They offered me the job because I have a lot of “experience”

Uncountable

4

Countable or Uncountable use:

Enjoy your trip. Have “a” good “time”

Countable

5

True or False:

Countable nouns can be both singular and plural, whereas uncountable are only singular

True

6

Countable or Uncountable use:

I had some great experiences while I was traveling

Countable

7

Countable or Uncountable use:

You can’t sit here, there isn’t room.

Uncountable

8

Countable or Uncountable use:

There’s “a hair” in my soup.

Countable

9

Countable or Uncountable use:

There’s a spare “room”

Countable

10

Countable or Uncountable use:

The “news” was very depressing

Uncountable

11

True or false:

You cannot use singular countable nouns alone (without a/the/my etc)

True

12

Name 5 common Noun endings:

E.g - tradition (ion)

“ity” - ability
“ence” - excellence
“ance” - significance
“or” - factor
“our” - rigour

13

Lauren and Jack

Africa

International House

are all what type of noun?

Proper nouns

14

True or False:

Many irregular plural noun forms involve a change in vowel.
Pls name 3

True

Man men / tooth teeth / foot feet

15

Pls name the irregular plural form of the singular noun

Person

People

16

Pls name 3 quantifying phrases often used before “plural nouns”

A number/range/variety of

A wide range of people were invited
(NB - the Verb will be plural)

However consider

A variety of issues was raised

A bunch of flowers is like a kiss

17

An Insect repellent

A computer virus

A daffodil bulb

Are all examples of ?


Noun Noun combinations

18

When two nouns are frequently used together they may be separated by a ?

And the stress is on the ?

Hyphen

Battle-ground

First modifying noun

19

Weekend / dustbin are ?

Compound nouns

20

Pronunciation:

The regular plural ending has three possible pronunciation.

They are

/iz/ /s/ and /z/

21

Pronunciation:

Lips / parts / locks

are which pronunciation ending?

/s/

22

Pronunciation:

Tons / frogs / waves / toes

Are which pronunciation ending?

/z/

23

Pronunciation:

Churches / judges / passes / mazes

Are which pronunciation ending

/iz/

24

Spelling:

Singular nouns ending in:

ch / s / x / sh / z - all attract the plural ending ?

Also some ending in o

/ es /

Churches/ boxes / passes / wishes / buzzes

Potatoes / tomatoes

25

Spelling:

Consonant + y endings change to ? In the plural form

y changes to i + es

Parties / ladies

26

Spelling:

Some singular nouns which end in “f” and most ending in “vowel + fe”.

Change to ? In the plural form

“ves”

Loaf - Loaves
Leaf - leaves

Wife - wives
Life - lives