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  • 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 2. www.learninglinksindia.org
  • 3. Meaning of Nouns A word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things 3 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 4. Definition The part of speech (or word class) that is used to name or identify a person, place, thing, quality, or action. 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 5. Types of Noun: •Proper noun •Common noun • Collective noun& Abstract noun, •Possessive noun, •Countable or uncountable noun 5 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 6. Proper Nouns A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea. Proper nouns are always capitalized. Examples: Name of a person and a city. Mrs. Boyd 6 New York DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 7. Common Noun A common noun names any person, place, thing or idea. Examples: My book is on the table. Tamika went to school early this morning. Teacher 7 Baseball DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 8. Collective Nouns Collective nouns name a group or collection of people, places, things or ideas. Examples: The crowd sounds like a herd of elephants. The staff includes professionals and nonprofessionals. 8 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 9. Abstract noun An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that cannot be recognized by the senses. Examples: Lynn wept in sorrow over the loss of her dog. Love 9 Fear DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 10. Possessive Nouns The possessive form of a noun is used to show ownership The possessive of singular nouns is formed by adding an apostrophe plus an s AND For plural nouns is formed by adding just an apostrophe Here are some examples Possessive Nouns: 1) Monica’s house  The house belongs to Monica 2) The horses’ manes  The manes belonging to the horses 10 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 11. Countable / Uncountable nouns Countable:- Things you can count (singular or plural) Example: One apple, two apples, three apples… Uncountable:- Things you can t count (they can’t be plural) Example: chocolate, Butter, meat… 11 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 12. Identify types of Nouns Exercise  Common Noun and Proper Noun: Every man was dressed in uniform but James was by far the most dashing..  Possessive Noun: United States’ health care program  Collective Noun: The family is one of nature's masterpieces  Abstract Noun: Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties  Uncountable Noun: I don't like milk.  Countable Noun: The children are playing in the garden 12 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 13. ANSWER Identify types of Nouns  Common Noun and Proper Noun: Every man was dressed in uniform but James was by far the most dashing. Man = common noun; James = proper noun.  Possessive Noun: United States’ health care program  Collective Noun: The family is one of nature's masterpieces  Abstract Noun: Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties  Uncountable Noun: I don't like milk.  Countable Noun: The children are playing in the garden 13 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 14. 14 www.learninglinksindia.org