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Nouns Quiz
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  • 1. NOUNS Quiz
  • 2. What is a noun? <ul><li>A noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, and abstract idea. Nouns are usually the first words which small children learn. </li></ul>
  • 3. Assignment 1; find the nouns in the following text <ul><li>The major thoroughfares were already lit by the new gas, but this was not the bright and even glare of the late Victorian period: the light flared and diminished, casting a flickering light across the streets and lending to the houses and pedestrians a faintly unreal or even theatrical quality.  </li></ul>
  • 4. Answers; <ul><li>The nouns in this extract are: </li></ul><ul><li>The major thoroughfares were already lit by the new gas , but this was not the bright and even glare of the late Victorian period : the light flared and diminished, casting a flickering light across the streets and lending to the houses and pedestrians a faintly unreal or even theatrical quality . </li></ul>
  • 5. What is a count noun? <ul><li>A countable noun (or count noun ) is a noun with both a singular and a plural form, and it names anything (or anyone) that you can count . You can make a countable noun can be made plural and attach it to a plural verb in a sentence. Countable nouns are the opposite of non-countable nouns and collective nouns. </li></ul>
  • 6. What is a non-count noun? <ul><li>Non-Countable Nouns </li></ul><ul><li>A non-countable noun (or mass noun ) is a noun which does not have a plural form, and which refers to something that you could (or would) not usually count. A non-countable noun always takes a singular verb in a sentence. Non-countable nouns are similar to collective nouns, and are the opposite of countable nouns. </li></ul>
  • 7. Assignment 2; are the following nouns count nouns or non-count nouns? <ul><li>The board will meet tomorrow to consider your application. </li></ul><ul><li>The information you gave to the detective was very misleading. </li></ul><ul><li>I thought it was a strange comment to make. </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking damages your health. </li></ul><ul><li>Jean is studying music at college. </li></ul><ul><li>I'll have a brandy , please </li></ul>
  • 8. Answers; <ul><li>Count </li></ul><ul><li>Non-count </li></ul><ul><li>Count </li></ul><ul><li>Non-count </li></ul><ul><li>Non-count </li></ul><ul><li>count </li></ul>

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