Nouns, Articles, Quantifiers

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There are more to nouns than you thought. These slides do not talk about noun function; it mainly talks about the characteristics of nouns.

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Nouns, Articles, Quantifiers

  1. 1. Instructor: Dustin French
  2. 2. 1. Proper NounName of particular people, places, and things2. Common NounName of people, places, and things that are not specific
  3. 3. 1. Countable NounsNouns that can be counted 2. Non-countable Nouns Nouns that can be counted / pluralized
  4. 4. Unit of Measurement (p.118)A piece of A grain of A glass ofA cup of A pile of A game of
  5. 5. 1. Indefinite Article { a, an }Non-specific singular count nouns2. Definite Article { the }Specific singular/plural count and non-count nouns3. Zero Article { no article }Everything! (p.131)
  6. 6. New information is introduced. The informationbecomes familiar with the speaker. Generalizationsare made about cats (generic).
  7. 7. 1. State the number or amount of something.2. Can be single words or phrases.3. Used with both nouns and pronouns.
  8. 8. 1. Used with singular count nouns / one, each, every / 2. Used with plural count nouns / two, both, a couple of, several, many, a number of / 3. Used with non-count nouns / a little, little, much, a great deal of /4. Used with plural count and non-count nouns/ no, any, some, enough, a lot of, lots of, plenty of /
  9. 9. 1. Used with singular count nouns / one, each, every /2. Used with plural count nouns/ two, both, a couple of, several, many, a number of /
  10. 10. 3. Used with non-count nouns/ a little, little, much, a great deal of /4. Used with plural count and non-count nouns/ no, any, some, enough, a lot of, lots of, plenty of /
  11. 11. / a few / In comparison, use /fewer/ with count nouns Positive Statements / few / In comparison, use /less/ with non-count nounsNegative Statements
  12. 12. / a little /Positive Statements / little /Negative Statements
  13. 13. / many / ~ a lot of –or- lots of Used with count nouns/ much / ~ a lot of –or- lots of Used with non-count nouns
  14. 14. {some / any} can be formed into questions / some /Used in affirmative statements / any /Used in negative statements
  15. 15. Nouns can be modified by adjectives or nouns
  16. 16. Position Category1 Opinions2 Size3 Age or Temperature4 Shapes5 Colors6 Origins, Nationalities, or Social Classes7 Materials The ugly, old, blue, denim pants.
  17. 17. Ending in { - ing }Describe someone or something that causes the feeling Ending in { - ed } Describe someone who experiences the feeling
  18. 18. Participial adjectives always interfere with business! 1. Number + Noun She is a 28-year-old doctor who found a cure. 2. Noun + Present Participle Wow, that was a prize-winning speech. 3. Noun + Past Participle I am detail-oriented when it comes to success.4. Adjective + Past ParticipleShe saw a one-armed monster in the grocery store.

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