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Nouns

  1. 1. Nouns
  2. 2. A noun is a word that names a: •person •place •thing •idea
  3. 3. 1. Proper Nouns A noun that names a specific: •person •place •thing •idea TimmyTimmy Sts. Peter and Paul ParishSts. Peter and Paul Parish Yellow Cab PizzaYellow Cab Pizza Newton’s Theory of GravityNewton’s Theory of Gravity
  4. 4. 2. Common nouns non –specific names of a •person •place •thing •idea
  5. 5. 3. Concrete nouns a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses (see, touch, hear, feel & smell) – Examples: • photographs • bag • sand • Rizal’s Monument
  6. 6. 4. Abstract nouns an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic. – Examples: • love • fun • wisdom • Christianism
  7. 7. 5. Collective Nouns is a word that names a group. Examples: alumni faculty committee team
  8. 8. 6. Compound nouns are formed by joining two simple nouns together. – Examples: • girl+ friend= girlfriend • brother + in + law= brother-in-law • grass + hopper= grasshopper
  9. 9. 7. Possessive Nouns A noun that shows ownership or possession.
  10. 10. Let’s Practice!
  11. 11. Bobby walked to the storestore late yesterday. What type of noun is store? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
  12. 12. That is correct!
  13. 13. The committeecommittee met at noon. What type of noun is committee ? Proper noun Collective noun Common noun
  14. 14. That is correct!
  15. 15. We went to MakatiMakati. What type of noun is Makati? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
  16. 16. That is correct!
  17. 17. Mrs. Santos carried in the heavy boxesboxes. What type of noun is boxes? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
  18. 18. That is correct!
  19. 19. He read only one bookbook last week. What type of noun is book ? Singular noun Plural noun Common noun
  20. 20. That is correct!
  21. 21. Sherry’sSherry’s book was very interesting. What type of noun is Sherry’s? Possessive noun Plural noun Collective noun
  22. 22. That is correct!
  23. 23. The teamteam has a game on Saturday. What type of noun is team? Proper noun Collective noun Plural noun
  24. 24. That is correct!
  25. 25. Everyone liked Mr.Mr. France’sFrance’s dog. What type of noun is Mr. France’s ? Proper noun Plural noun Possessive noun
  26. 26. That is correct!
  27. 27. Identify the kinds of nouns in this sentence. EveryoneEveryone in Mrs.Mrs. Guzman’sGuzman’s carcar was late for schoolschool on MondayMonday.
  28. 28. The word EveryoneEveryone is a _________noun.
  29. 29. The word EveryoneEveryone is a Collective noun.
  30. 30. Mrs. Guzman’s = ____ nouns.
  31. 31. • Mrs. Guzman’s = Possessive nouns.
  32. 32. The word carcar is a ______ noun.
  33. 33. The word carcar is a Common noun.
  34. 34. The word schoolschool is a ____ noun.
  35. 35. The word schoolschool is a Common noun.
  36. 36. Monday is _______noun.
  37. 37. Monday is a Proper noun.
  38. 38. You have survived Noun Madness!
  39. 39. Singular Noun A noun that names one: •person •place •thing •idea This job could be dangerous!This job could be dangerous!
  40. 40. Plural Noun A noun that names more than one: •person •place •thing •idea
  41. 41. Singular and Plural Nouns • When a noun means one only, it is singular. Examples: boy, girl, book, church, box Rule #1: The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding s to a singular noun. Examples: lamp, lamps; cat, cats; fork, forks; flower, flowers; pen, pens
  42. 42. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #2: Nouns ending in s, z, x, sh, and ch form the plural by adding es. Examples: moss, mosses; dish, dishes; church, churches; box, boxes
  43. 43. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #3: Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant are formed into a plural by changing y to ies. Examples: lady, ladies; city, cities; army, armies
  44. 44. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #4 Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel form their plurals by adding s. Examples: boy, boys; day, days
  45. 45. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #5: Most nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant are formed into a plural by adding es. Examples: hero, heroes; grotto, grottoes Although some may add s or es. Examples: halo, tornado and some add s only: Examples: solo, piano, albino, lasso
  46. 46. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #6 Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing f or fe to ves. Examples: leaf, leaves; wife, wives; half, halves; life, lives
  47. 47. Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #6 (Continuation) Exceptions: Some nouns ending in f or fe form their plurals by adding s. Examples: chief, chiefs; roof, roofs; safe, safes
  48. 48. Singular and Plural Nouns • Special Note: • There are some irregular plurals such as: man, men woman, women ox, oxen mouse, mice goose, geese
  49. 49. Singular and Plural Nouns Special Note: Some nouns have no singular, such as: scissors measles tongs tweezers trousers
  50. 50. Singular and Plural Nouns • Special Note: If compound nouns are plural, form the plural with the first word. Examples: Singular Plural son-in-law sons-in-law daughter-in-law daughters-in-law maid of honor maids of honor secretary of state secretaries of state
  51. 51. Singular and Plural Nouns • Write the plural of the following words: baby story berry lady duty theory city cherry pony
  52. 52. Let’s Practice! • Tell the singular or plural form of the following: box owner trees chair chairs tables lamps wagons star ax houses bush sketch pencils days
  53. 53. Singular and Plural Nouns • Write the plural of the following words: day essay turkey toy valley chimney man goose mouse deer roof
  54. 54. NOUNS •The End

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