Abstract Nouns

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Abstract Nouns

  1. 1. Abstract Nouns Abs trac t No uns © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 1
  2. 2. Abstract Nouns A noun is a naming word. It can be a person, a place or a thing There are two nouns in this sentence: Greed often leads to unhappiness © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 2
  3. 3. Abstract Nouns greed These nouns are called abstract because you cannot see, unhappiness touch, hear or smell them © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 3
  4. 4. Abstract Nouns Abs trac t no uns are things but you cannot, touch, feel, hear or smell them. Identify the abstract nouns in this list: fear •fear greed •greed house •anger anger © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 4
  5. 5. Abstract Nouns Change the words on the left into abstract nouns : deliver (y) delivery embarrass (ment) embarrassment intelligent (ence) intelligence beautiful (y) beauty courageous (age) courage victorious (y) victory active (ity) activity conclude (ion) conclusion imagine (ation) imagination © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 5
  6. 6. Abstract Nouns Change the words on the left into abstract nouns : appoint (ment) appointment happy (ness) happiness friend (ship) friendship disturb (ance) disturbance begin (ing) beginning remove (al) removal able (ity) ability clumsy (ness) clumsiness invade (ion) invasion proud (ide) pride © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 6
  7. 7. Abstract Nouns Identify the abstract nouns in this list: Honesty should be rewarded. honesty This has been a good year year for strawberries. The prisoners were suffering hunger, thirst from hunger and thirst. The day and weeks flew days, weeks by for the children. © 2004 www.teachit.co.uk 1744 7

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