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download Fundamental English Grammar with Activities: ALL ABOUT ENGLISH GRAMMAR
English | 2020 | ASIN: B085C613Y4 | 265 Pages | EPUB | 0.8 MB

If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your communication skills in both spoken and written English.Singular and Plural NounsA noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.Usually, the first page of a grammar book tells you about nouns. Nouns give names of concrete or abstract things in our lives. As babies learn “mom,” “dad,” or “milk” as their first word, nouns should be the first topic when you study a foreign language.For the plural form of most nouns, add s.bottle – bottlescup – cupspencil – pencilsdesk – deskssticker – stickerswindow – windowsFor nouns that end in ch, x, s, or s sounds, add es.Count nounsCan be counted as one or more.pen, computer, bottle, spoon, desk, cup, television, chair, shoe, finger, flower, camera, stick, balloon, book, table, comb, etc.Take an s to form the plural.pens, computers, bottles, spoons, desks, cups, televisions, chairs, shoes, fingers, flowers, cameras, sticks, balloons, books, tables, combs, etc.Work with expressions such as (a few, few, many, some, every, each, these, and the number of).a few pens, a few computers, many bottles, some spoons, every desk, each cup, these televisions, the number of chairs, a few shoes, a few fingers, many flowers, some cameras, every stick, each balloon, these books, the number of tables, many combs, etc.Work with appropriate articles (a, an, or the).a pen, the computer, a bottle, the spoon, a desk, the cup, a television, the chair, a shoe, the finger, a flower, the camera, a stick, the balloon, a book, the table, a comb, etc.Do NOT work with much (for example, you would never say much pens or much computers).Non-count nounsCannot be counted. They usually express a group or a type.water, wood, ice, air, oxygen, English, Spanish, traffic, furniture, milk, wine, sugar, rice, meat, flour, soccer, sunshine, etc.Generally cannot be pluralized.Work both with and without an article (a, an, or the), depending on the context of the sentence.Sugar is sweet.The sunshine is beautiful.I drink milk.He eats rice.We watch soccer together.The wood is burning.Work with expressions such as (some, any, enough, this, that, and much).We ate some rice and milk.I hope to see some sunshine today.This meat is good.She does not speak much Spanish.Do you see any traffic on the road?That wine is very old.Do NOT work with expressions such as (these, those, every, each, either, or neither).Possessive NounsPossessive nouns are used to indicate ownership.Possessive nouns usually are formed by adding an apostrophe (‘) and s.John’s bookKerry’s carGrandma’s mirrorWhen a noun is plural and ends in s, just add an apostrophe (‘).The kids’ toysMy parents’ houseThe teachers’ loungeIf two people own one thing, add the apostrophe and s to the second person only.John and Mary’s new houseDavid and Sue’s weddingTom and Doug’s carIf two people own separate things, add the apostrophe and s for each person.Susan’s and Beth’s booksJean’s and Dan’s pantsBen’s and Jim’s offices