Nouns are words that name or designate a person, place, or thing.
Person - boy, girl, man, woman
Place - country, city, town, room
Thing - desk, chair, shirt, pencil
There are two types of nouns, count and noncount.
Count nouns are nouns that form their plural form by adding ~ s to the singular form.
|one pen||two pens|
|one dog||three dogs|
Learn the spelling rules for making plural count nouns.
Some count nouns form their plural by becoming a different word.
These are known as irregular nouns.
|one child||two children|
|one tooth||three teeth|
|one man||four men|
Noncount nouns are nouns that do not have a plural form.
Some typical noncount nouns include money, milk, paper, cheese and fruit.
Some nouns can be used either as a count or noncount noun.
There were five chickens in the farmer's front yard. (count)
I'd like to have some chicken for dinner tonight. (noncount)