Lesson 17

Parts of Speech - Nouns

Nouns can be singular (as in Lesson 16) or be plural in form. Plural means two or more. Plurals are formed by adding s, es, changing y to i and adding es, and with changes in spelling as in man becoming men. Examples: car, cars; fox, foxes; baby, babies; man, men.

Instructions: Find the nouns in the following sentences. Some are plurals and some are not.

1. Computers are making work easier for secretaries.

Computers are making work easier for secretaries.

2. Children always require great energies from parents.

Children always require great energies from parents.

3. Labors on farms take great effort by workers.

Labors on farms take great effort by workers.

4. Alaina doesn't like puzzles or mathematics.

Alaina doesn't like puzzles or mathematics.

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