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  1. 1. NOUNS
  2. 2. <ul><li>The definition of a noun is a word that is used to define a person, animal or living object, place, thing or quality. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many different kinds of nouns in English. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>A common noun is a noun that refers to a person, thing and place. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: dog, house, picture, computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Common nouns are represented in the singular and plural form. </li></ul><ul><li>Common nouns are represented by lower case letters. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of the usage of common nouns: (The common nouns are highlighted in blue) </li></ul><ul><li>The red book is on the table. </li></ul><ul><li>The black dog is in my yard. </li></ul><ul><li>The computers are new. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>A countable noun is a type of noun that can be: </li></ul><ul><li>presented in both the singular form and the plural form </li></ul><ul><li>represented by a number, such as two cats, five books </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rules For Using Singular Countable Nouns Rules For Using Plural Countable Nouns 1. A determiner must be used before noun(or adverb if adjectives are used, such as a, the, this, one, ours, his etc. 1.A determiner is optional before noun(or adverb if adjectives are used. 2. The article &quot;a&quot; or :an&quot; can be used. 2. The articles &quot;a&quot; or &quot;an&quot; can't be used. 3.Only the number one can be used to state the amount. 3. Any number bigger then two can be used to state an amount. 4. Possessive adjectives my be used such as my, his, our etc. 4.Possessive adjectives my be used such as his, our, etc. 5. Quantifiers can't be used. 5. Quantifiers can be used, such as some, any, many, a lot etc. 6. A demonstrative adjectives can be used such as this, those etc. 6. A demonstrative adjectives can be used such as this, those etc.
  6. 6. Nouns Nouns In The Singular Form Nouns In The Plural Form Nouns Represented By A Number dog The dog is big. The dogs are big. There are six dogs in the room. boy The boy is tall. The boys are tall. There are three tall boys in my class.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Uncountable nouns are : </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns that can not be represented in the singular form or the plural form, such as water, air, coffee, tea are some examples of nouns that can only be represented in the singular form. </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns that can not be represented by a number are called uncountable nouns. It is not possible to say I need 4 air, or 6 sugar. </li></ul><ul><li>Uncountable nouns are nouns that can not be counted. Examples of uncountable nouns are: water, air, grass, paint, oil etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Uncountable nouns only used in the singular tense. </li></ul><ul><li>A or an can not be used with uncountable nouns. &quot;The&quot; can be used with uncountable nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Certain quantifiers can be used with uncountable nouns, such as some, any, much, a lot are some examples of the quantifiers that can be used with uncountable nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Quaintly of uncountable nouns is expressed by the expression &quot;a. ....of......&quot;. (Examples: a bag of sugar, a bottle of oil. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Collective nouns are nouns that refer to things or people as a unit. Examples: family, police, class, team, crew etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Collective nouns can be used in both the singular form and the plural form. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Singular Collective Noun Plural Collective Nouns 1. Singular collective nouns refer to one unit of people or things. 1. Plural collective nouns refer to two or more units of people or things. 2. Singular collective nouns are used like singular nouns . 2. Plural collective nouns are used like plural nouns .
  11. 11. <ul><li>A proper noun is a specific name of a place , a person, or a thing. The first letter of a proper noun is always represented by a capital letter. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1.Name of the Month and Day January, February, April etc. 2. Names of Company's Microsoft, Amazon, Nike, etc. 3. Names of People John, Mary, Bill, Mr. Brown, Mr. Lee, Mr. Tom Jones 4. Names of Places Greentown Hospital, Town House Hotel, City Park etc. 5. Titles of People Dr. Kenny White, President Jimmy Ayusso, Ms. Miri Thomas etc. 6. Names's of Books, Newspapers, Plays etc. The New York Times, War and Peace, Midnight Summer Dream
  13. 13. <ul><li>Concrete nouns are: </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete nouns can be touched, felt, held, something visible, smelt, taste, or be heard. Concrete nouns are something physical. </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete nouns can be countable nouns or uncountable nouns, and singular nouns or plural nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete nouns can also be a common noun , proper nouns and collective nouns. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Common Concrete Nouns dog, cat, girl, plate air, water etc. Countable Concrete Nouns singular -chair, computer, song, window plural - chairs, computers, songs, windows Uncountable Concrete Nouns water, air, oil, sugar, salt, rice, cheese etc. Proper Nouns Mr. Mike Jones, Tom Brown, Audrey Ryan
  15. 15. <ul><li>There are diffrent types of nouns. All types of nouns follow the same grammar rules. When most people think of nouns, they think of people, places and things but abstract nouns are the opposite. Abstract nouns is something that can't be sensed by our five senses (smell, touth, hear, see or taste). </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Abstract nouns are any nouns that can't be touched, tasted, seen, heard or smelt or felt. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract nouns usually represent feeling, ideas and qualities. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract nouns can be singular nouns and plural nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract nouns can be countable or uncountable. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of abstract nouns: love, hate, violence, culture, taste </li></ul>