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Noun

  1. 1. GRAMMAR AN ESSENTIAL PART OF ANY LANGUAGE.
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Describes how meanings are created in English. </li></ul><ul><li>Describes how to form a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>No human language's grammar has been fully practised as required. </li></ul>
  3. 3. NOUNS <ul><li>In English, nouns generally describe or are the names of persons, places, things, and abstract ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Boy Maharashtra Table-chair Emotions </li></ul>
  4. 4. TYPES <ul><li>1. Proper Noun- Specific names given to persons, places, things and ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Jimmy India Reynolds Angry </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>2. Common Noun- Name given to a community . </li></ul><ul><li>dog countries clothes emotions </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>3. Collective Noun- Name given to a group . </li></ul><ul><li>A Group of A Collaboration A Bunch A Range People of States of Flowers of Emotions </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>4. Abstract Noun- Name given to something that can be felt but not touched. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Examples <ul><li>Brown paper packages are tied with strings. </li></ul><ul><li>Brown - Proper Noun, paper - Common Noun, package - Collective Noun, strings - Common Noun. </li></ul><ul><li>We had many exciting experiences in college. </li></ul><ul><li>experiences - abstract noun, college - common noun. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Countable and Uncountable Nouns <ul><li>Countable Nouns - Nouns that can be counted. </li></ul><ul><li>For eg. pens, chairs, 1 lt of water, 1 kg of rice, books, people, toys etc. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Uncountable Nouns - Nouns that cannot be counted. </li></ul><ul><li>For eg. Air, happy, smile, sorrow, anger etc. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>NOTE - </li></ul><ul><li>Rice in itself cannot be counted, but the unit by which we measure it, that is; ‘Kilograms’ can be counted. </li></ul><ul><li>Similarly, water cannot be counted but the measurement ‘Litre’ can be counted. </li></ul><ul><li>So we take both of them and the others like them in countable nouns. </li></ul>

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