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Fewer Octopuses or Less Octopi?

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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General Note:
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Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Anne Curzan
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Investigate countable and uncountable nouns, and learn the details of how we use them with modifiers such as fewer" and "less." Then delve into irregular plurals in English, observing the variety of ways they are formed. Finally, learn about collective nouns and the question of subject-verb agreement, as in, "there's/there are a few reasons."
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.
Genre: Education films.

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