Sunday, 4 December 2011

Collective Nouns

a clump of trees
Plants








a comb of bananas                                                                                                                                              
 

a bouquet of flowers                                                                                                                                              
a bunch of grapes                                                                                                                                            

Collective Nouns

People

a band of musicians                                                                                                                                                   
a choir of singers                                                                                                                                              




     
an army of soldiers                                                                                                                                             





a crew of sailors























                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      



























a troupe of dancers                                                                                                                                               
a class of pupils
 

Collective Nouns

A collective noun is the name of a number of things or persons taken together as one thing.
Examples: 
Animals
 a litter of kittens
a troop of lions
a herd of cattle
a flock of sheep
 










a brood of chickens










a swarm of bees
a flock of birds