A noun is a word used to refer to people, animals, objects, substances, states, events and feelings. Nouns can be a subject or an object of a verb, can be modified by an adjective and can take an article or determiner.
Nouns may be divided into two basic groups:
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List of regular plurals ending in -s, -es and -ies
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Teaching tips and classroom activities for plurals without -s like "children", "sheep" and "alumni"
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Irregular plural noun forms: A handout
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