Examples of Non-countable nouns:
music, art, love, happiness, advice, information, news
furniture, luggage, rice, sugar, butter, water
electricity, gas, power, money, currency
List of somecommonCollective nouns
Singular & Plural Pronouns
There are several pronouns which seem to be plural but act as singular, taking singular verbs. The most common of these pronouns is anybody, anything, any, each, either, everyone, everybody, nobody, not one, etc. These pronouns must be followed by a singular verb.
i) Not one of the bananas was (not ‘were’) ripe.
ii) Everyone has (not ‘have’) completed the test.
Pronoun – replaces a noun or another pronoun
All these are Singular – everyone, each, not one, anybody, etc.
Relative Pronouns – who, whom, whose, that & which
Adjectives – tell us something about the noun
They can be modified by adverbs
Comparative – bigger
Superlative - biggest
Verbs – action or state of being. They can be modified by adverbs
Helping Verbs – Not enough on their own. Need the support of main verbs, eg. must, will, can, etc.
Main Verbs – have meaning on their own
Transitive Verbs – require an Object
Intransitive Verbs – do not require an Object
Active Voice – Who does What
Passive Voice - What was done by Whom
Adverbs – primarily modify verbs
Can also modify adjectives, other adverbs, phrases & clauses
Usually end with ‘-ly’. Eg. slowly, quickly, etc.
Prepositions – expresses a relation between parts of sentences
Must always be followed by a noun
Eg.: about, above, below, beneath, between, beyond, but, by, despite, down, during, etc.