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
Common and Proper Common Proper Person friend Melanie Place country Australia Thing television Sony Idea happiness
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.