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  • 1. A noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea. For examples, teacher, tiger, school, car, health, happiness…  It may name a real object, an idea or even an action. 
  • 2. ● Types of nouns: ● Common ● Proper ● Compound ● Collective ● Concrete ● Abstract
  • 3. Teacher John Luneta Park book birthday
  • 4. COMMON PROPER ABSTRACT COLLECTIVE Fish Ella Laughter Pod Tree Mosman Happiness Fleet Book America Trust Smack Apple Julia Brilliance School Pencil Melbourne Honesty Herd
  • 5.  Nouns can be classified into two big groups: common nouns and proper nouns. 1) Proper nouns: A proper noun is a noun that names some particular or special place, person, people, or thing. A proper noun should always begin with a capital letter; as, Bopha, Phnom Penh, the World Bank, Samsung, the Red Sea, Cambodia, …
  • 6. Examples:  Ferrari  New Braunfels High School  Wal-Mart  German Shepherd  Tabby 
  • 7. Jose Rizal Mayon Volcano Christmas Magic Flakes
  • 8. 2) Common Nouns: A common noun is a general or class name. It refers to a person, place, or thing in a general; as, woman, city, dog, shoe, sea, village, mountain…
  • 9. Examples:  Car  School  Store  Dog  Cat 
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  • 11.    Common nouns are also classified into smaller groups: Concrete and abstract nouns. Concrete nouns: These name something that you can perceive with your five senses – something that physically exists; as, table, school, car, horse, ship… Abstract nouns: These are the opposite of concrete. They name something that you cannot perceive with your five senses – something that does not physically exist; as, education, kindness, health, happiness, ...
  • 12.  There are special rules for forming the plural of some nouns: To form the plural of some nouns ending in 'f' or 'fe', change the 'f‘ to a 'v' and add es Example: half>, halves knife> knives  To form the plural of nouns ending in a vowel and followed by an 'o', just add s Example: video> videos radio> radios 
  • 13. Compound nouns are nouns made up of two or more words. Some compound nouns are hyphenated.  Examples:  Fire truck  Mother-in-Law  Pickpocket  Bulldog  Notebook 
  • 14.          A collective noun is the word used for a group of people or things. Examples: Team Regiment Family Seniors Gang Band Galaxy
  • 15. An abstract noun CANNOT be detected with your five senses.  Examples:  Bravery  Fear  Trust  Curiosity  Deceit  Relaxation 
  • 16. A concrete noun CAN be detected with your five senses.  Examples:  House  Automobile  Computer  Pencil  Chair 
  • 17.  Nouns, in sentences, can function as: [1] subject: Subject tells whom or what the sentence is about; as,  Samnang works in a bank.  Economics is an interesting subject. [2] direct object: direct object receives the action of the verb; as,  He eats ice cream.  They play tennis.
  • 18.  Nouns, in sentences, can function as: [3] indirect object: Indirect object receives the direct object; as,  He bought his friend a pen.  The company offers Thavy a new position. [4] object of preposition: Object of the preposition is the noun or pronoun after a preposition; as,  The boy was hurt in the accident.  The driver filled the fuel tank of the bus.
  • 19.  Nouns, in sentences, can function as: [5] subject complement: Predicate nominative renames the subject, always after a linking verb; as,  I am a candidate.  I am the owner of that Café. [6] object complement: Object complement completes the direct object; as,  I considered him brother.  They elected Bunna President.
  • 20.  Nouns, in sentences, can function as: [7] appositive: An appositive is a noun or pronoun placed near another noun or pronoun. The appositive enhances our understanding of the original noun or pronoun; as,  Ravy, our class monitor, studies very hard.  Her sister, Anna, was an intelligent student. [8] adjective: Noun functions as adjective when it modifies another noun functions as adjective; as,  The water pump is broken.  She wore sport clothes.
  • 21. Singular Plural •Only one •Two or more
  • 22.  Most nouns form the plural by adding s to the singular noun.  Lecture – lectures  Book – books  Tree – trees  Thing – things  Board - boards
  • 23.  Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant form the plural by changing y to i and adding es. – lilies  Lady – ladies  Baby – babies  Fairy – fairies  Berry - berries  Lily
  • 24.  Nouns ending in s, x, z, ch and sh form the plural by adding es. – boxes  Church – churches  Buzz – buzzes  Bus – buses  Match matches  Box
  • 25.  Nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant generally form the plural by es to the singular. – tomatoes  Potato – potatoes  Tomato
  • 26.  Some nouns form the plural by changing f or fe to ves. – calves  Half – halves  Knife – knives  Wife – wives  Loaf - loaves  Calf
  • 27. A few nouns have the same form in the singular and plural. – deer  Swine – swine  Apparatus – apparatus  Nose – nose  Chinese Chinese  Deer
  • 28. A few nouns form the plural by changing the word. – teeth  Mouse – mice  Child – children  Man – men  Foot - feet  Tooth
  • 29.  Compound nouns form the plural by adding s to the important word.  Father-in-law – fathers-in-law  Passer-by – passers-by  Editor-in-chief – editors-inchief
  • 30.  Common nouns in ful form the plural by adding s. – cupfuls  Spoonful – spoonfuls  Cupful
  • 31.  The plural of numbers and letters is formed by adding ‘s to the singular. – 6’s  T – T’s  1 – 1’s  S – S’s  23 – 23’s 6
  • 32. Form the possessiv e case of singular nouns by adding ‘s. – Charles’ car  Boy – boy’s pants  Bird – bird’s nest  Charles
  • 33.  When two nouns indicate Mickey and joint Minnie’s ownership, the show sign of possession is Pedro and placed after the second Juan’s room noun. Elsa and Kiko’s store
  • 34.  When two  Remy’s and nouns indicate Pat’s bags separate ownership,  Bien’s and add the sign of possession Dwayne’s to both nouns. toys  Mikko’s and Yuri’s grades
  • 35.  Compound nouns form the possessive case by adding apostrophe s (‘s) to the last word.  Mother-in- law’s dish  Secretarygeneral’s wife  Editor-inchief’s article
  • 36.  Nouns by Sexon, D. Professor at Pasig Catholic College, July 2012, 2013 http://www.slideshare.net/draizelle_sexon/nouns-24158875?qid=a8f565df-6af3-4e61ab3f-c8b49c11a262&v=qf1&b=&from_search=8  Nouns by Guerrero, P and Burgess, W. September 2012 http://www.slideshare.net/qwerty830/nouns-14472879?qid=ce6274b6-7959-4e0b9f39-fd490db6f60d&v=default&b=&from_search=3  Nouns by An Teng, S. July 2013 http://www.slideshare.net/Greendiamount/nouns-24443425?qid=86fc1416-1ebf-40b2abc0-b9333d7063e4&v=default&b=&from_search=1      Nouns by Danica Ramos, M and Lopez, L. October 2011 http://www.slideshare.net/maradanica/nouns-9727161?qid=8b188ecd-a60a-4bcf-8f18298d5b00a75b&v=qf1&b=&from_search=1 Nouns by Freeman, E. September 2013. http://www.slideshare.net/EllaFreeman/nouns-26224822?qid=a2a702c6-672a-41adae2d-e3968839a7f6&v=default&b=&from_search=1

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