English: collective nouns, part 0

Tutoring English, there can be old ideas whose names might escape you. The tutor mentions collective nouns.

We’re all familiar with the idea that some nouns seem singular but refer to plural, such as “a group”. Yet, what are such nouns called?

Apparently they’re collective nouns.

I’ll follow up.



Hodges, Horner et al. Harbrace Handbook for Canadians. Nelson: Scarborough, 2003.

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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