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Noun

  1. 1. GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE Nouns Definition Nouns are the words that name people, places, and things in a sentence. Example The girl rides bicycle every her day. Subject Object Noun Noun Explanation Nouns -- • are usually people, places, or things. For example, "John buys his fish at the supermarket." • have singular and plural forms. For example, "John and Ingrid ride bikes to school. Ingrid rides her bike to work as well." • are the subjects and / or objects of sentences. For example, "Ingrid rides a mountain bike to work." • are the objects of prepositions. For example, "I ride a mountain bike to work." • can be used as adjectives. For example, "I ride a mountain bike to work." • can be place names with one or more than one word. For example, "I live on George Street in Victoria."
  2. 2. GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples Nouns Sentences using nouns Teresa drives a red car. Subject noun: Teresa Object noun: car My mother has a black cat. Subject noun: mother Object noun: cat Joseph lives in London. Subject noun: Joseph Object noun: London A pilot flies an airplane. Subject noun: pilot Object noun: airplane Subject noun: Victoria is a beautiful city. Object noun: city Victoria Adjective noun: I ride a mountain bike. Subject noun: I mountain Object noun: bike
  3. 3. GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE Exercises Nouns Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of nouns. Choose the nouns in the following sentences. Example Janet plays basketball and volleyball. Janet / plays / and basketball / and / volleyball Janet / basketball / volleyball plays / basketball / Janet The correct answer is "Janet / basketball / volleyball". 1. Sharon received a letter today. Sharon / received / today today / letter / received a / letter / Sharon Sharon / letter / today 2. Francesca and Fabio live on Grant Street. Francesca / on / Street Grant Street / Francesca / Fabio Street / live / Grant Francesca / and / Fabio 3. Rosa bought a small house on Saltspring Island. Saltspring Island / Rosa / house Rosa / small / house bought / small / Rosa
  4. 4. Saltspring / house / Rosa 4. Tristan studies for four hours every night. Tristan / hours / studies hours / night / for night / hours / Tristan studies / for / every 5. Canada is a very large country with a small population. Canada / country / population large / country / small country / small / Canada very / is / Canada 6. The white cat catches mice in the garden. garden / white / the cat / catches / mice white / cat / mice cat / garden / mice 7. Matthew buys fresh fruit at the market. Matthew / fruit / market Matthew / buys / fruit market / fruit / fresh buys / at / the 8. A doctor gives medicine to patients. doctor / to / a doctor / gives / medicine doctor / medicine / patients doctor / medicine / to
  5. 5. 9. Our children swim in the lake during the summer. swim / our / lake during / lake / summer summer / our / lake summer / children / lake 10 Vancouver has many cafes and bookstores. . many / cafes / has Vancouver / cafes / bookstores Vancouver / bookstores / many bookstores / has / many

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