English grammar

Module 1:

Review Nouns

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Click on the nouns in each sentence.
1.
Don't forget to bring your towel, umbrella, and sunscreen when you come to the beach on Tuesday.
2.
After a long career in the navy, my uncle retired and started a business.
3.
Terry must take a test to demonstrate his ability to memorize the bones in the body.
4.
Hank and his parents decided that he needed to learn responsibility by buying his own car.
5.
The cars in the race were checked carefully for damage after the accident.
Directions:
Click on the nouns that correspond with the type of noun in bold.
6.
Concrete - desk ... luck ... river ... kindness ... garbage
7.
Abstract - intelligence ... time ... flower ... television ... car
8.
Concrete - bottle ... fireplace ... journey ... pool ... expedition
9.
Abstract - paper ... mailbox ... opportunity ... necklace ... hope
10.
Concrete - ocean ... grass ... curiosity ... worry ... monkey
Directions:
In each group of words, click on the proper noun(s) that need to be capitalized. If a proper noun contains more than one word, be sure to click each word that needs to be capitalized.
11.
Girl ... Mount Blanc ... Weekend ... City ... Colombia ... Computer
12.
George ... Holiday ... Book ... Movie ... English ... Jaime
13.
Building ... Venus ... Teacher ... Magazine ... Sears Tower ... Christmas
14.
South Carolina ... Airplane ... Mosque ... Torah ... Dog ... Elizabeth
15.
Mountain ... Easter ... Rocket ... Book ... France ... Atlanta
Directions:
Choose the correct plural spelling of each word.
16.
deskdesksdeskes ... shelfshelfsshelves ... brushbrushsbrushes ... catcatscates
17.
beltbeltsbeltes ... knifeknifesknives ... branchbranchsbranches ... airplaneairplanesairplanees
18.
witchwitchswitches ... foxfoxsfoxes ... cuffcuffscuffes ... shoeshoesshoees
19.
boxboxsboxes ... roofroofsrooves ... puffpuffspuves ... bookbooksbookes
20.
sandwichsandwichssandwiches ... girlgirlsgirles ... calfcalfscalves ... chairchairschaires
Directions:
Choose the correct plural spelling of each word.
21.
hobbyhobbyshobbies ... echoechosechoes ... radioradiosradioes ... monkeymonkeysmonkeies
22.
heroherosheroes ... MondayMondaysMondaies ... bullybullysbullies ... carnivalcarnivalscarnivales
23.
oreooreosoreoes ... potatopotatospotatoes ... flyflysflies ... boyboysboies
24.
cherrycherryscherries ... daydaysdaies ... rodeorodeosrodeoes ... lacelaceslacees
25.
stereostereosstereoes ... volcanovolcanosvolcanoes ... citycityscities ... chimneychimneyschimneies
Directions:
Click the word that represents the correct plural form of the noun in bold.
26.
sheep - sheeps ... sheep
27.
alumnus - alumnuses ... alumni
28.
foot - foots ... feet
29.
goose - geese ... gooses ... geeses
30.
tuna - tuna ... tunas ... tuni
Directions:
Click on the compound nouns in each sentence. If the compound noun is written as two words, be sure to click on both parts.
31.
Bethany forgot to put her hairbrush back in the bathroom.
32.
The moving van and the pickup truck got stuck in the traffic jam in front of the carwash.
33.
The snowstorm struck just about dinnertime, so we had to spend the night with our grandparents.
34.
My room has two bunk beds and a daybed in it.
35.
Our townhouse has a skylight in the dining room and a view of the lake.
Directions:
Choose the correct plural spelling.
36.
dining rooms ... dinings room
37.
maids of honor ... maid of honors
38.
storiesbook ... storybooks
39.
runners up ... runner ups
40.
passers by ... passer bys ... passer bies
Directions:
Click on the collective noun or nouns in each group. Phrases have been added to some words to clarify their uses. Click only the collective noun, not the phrase.
41.
sailors ... band ... jury ... airplanes ... group
42.
congregation ... fruit tree ... tribe ... club ... portfolio
43.
committee ... troop ... dolls ... team ... flock of birds
44.
lions ... staff ... cookie ... computer ... orchestra
45.
pride of lions ... water ... auditorium ... squad ... garden
Directions:
Correct the following sentences using possessive nouns. Click once to place the apostrophe before the s, and twice to place it after the s.
46.
TheThe'sThes' twotwo'stwos' studentsstudent'sstudents' booksbook'sbooks' werewere'sweres' leftleft'slefts' inin'sins' thethe'sthes' classroomclassroom'sclassrooms'.
47.
TheThe'sThes' childrenschildren'schildrens' notebooksnotebook'snotebooks' heldheld'shelds' thethe'sthes' cluesclue'sclues' toto'stos' solvesolve'ssolves' thethe'sthes' mysterymystery'smysterys'.
48.
KingKing'sKings' ArthurArthur'sArthurs' waswas'swas' CamelotsCamelot'sCamelots' kingking'skings'.
49.
TheThe'sThes' giraffesgiraffe'sgiraffes' tonguestongue'stongues' areare'sares' unusuallyunusually'sunusuallys' longlong'slongs'.
50.
MyMy'sMys' teammateteammate'steammates' ChrisChris'sChris' carcar'scars' waswas'swas' denteddented'sdenteds' inin'sins' thethe'sthes' parkingparking'sparkings' lotlot'slots'.
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