Ch 3: NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Nouns

About This Chapter

Use the lessons and quizzes in this chapter on nouns to help you study for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Academic Skills Writing test.

NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Nouns - Chapter Summary

Dust off your knowledge of nouns for the NES Writing exam with the study tools in this chapter. This review of nouns and their uses will help you out with both the multiple-choice and written assignment portions of the exam. Use these lessons to learn about the following:

  • Definition and types of nouns
  • Singular and plural nouns
  • Grammar rules for using nouns as a subject
  • Possessive nouns
  • Collective nouns

Watch these short video lessons to review the different types of nouns, and then take the practice quizzes to assess what you know. If you have any questions about the material in the lessons, contact our expert instructors - they're here to help!

NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Nouns Objectives

The NES Writing test is part of the teacher certification process in many states. The exam consists of 36 multiple-choice questions and one written essay. Seventy five percent of your total score is comprised of the multiple-choice questions, with the writing assignment accounting for the other 25%.

This chapter on nouns will help you answer questions on the Conventions of Standard Written English and Sentence Formation subareas of the exam. It will also be useful in the written assignment portion of the test, which requires that you demonstrate correct grammar usage.

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