Noun: gender

Living beings are of either the male or the female sex. Now compare the following pairs of words. Boy, girl Man, woman Husband, wife Lion,… Continue reading

Formation of plurals – Part II

Some nouns have identical singular and plural forms. Examples are: swine, sheep, deer, cod, salmon, aircraft, spacecraft, series, species etc. The following nouns are always… Continue reading

Formation of plural nouns

The plural noun is generally formed by adding -s to the singular. Cow (singular), cows (plural) Boy, boys Girl, girls Book, books Tree, trees Dog,… Continue reading

The Noun: Case

Read the following sentence: John broke the window. The boy killed the spider. In sentence 1, the noun John is the subject. It is the… Continue reading