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  • 1. Types ofNouns
  • 2. Common and Proper NounsProper nouns are the names of people,places, things or ideas. They are alwayscapitalized.Common nouns are the general names forpersons, places, things or ideas.Common=girl Proper=Jennifer
  • 3. Common and Proper  Common Proper Person friend Melanie Place country Australia Thing television Sony Idea happiness
  • 4. Nouns can be Concrete Abstract
  • 5. Concrete Nouns Can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted or touched Like:rainbows, dogs, cats, houses, leaves, Thunder, etc.
  • 6. Abstract Nouns Are feelings, happiness ideas, freedom qualities or characteristics. beauty, humor or greed
  • 7. All nouns fit into each of thecategories For example:  supermarket is common and concrete  Safeway is concrete and proper
  • 8. Collective Nouns Are words that name groups
  • 9. Like…
  • 10. Collective nouns… Act like singular nouns.  For example, you would write:  The tribe is small.  The faculty is large. In both sentences, you use a singular verb because the collective noun is technically singular even though it is talking about more than one person.