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English 1 Presentation

  1. 1. ENGLISH 1 PRESENTATION Nima Iranpour Nima Shams English 1 ( Traces Alpha 1) PEN0015 The first presentation
  2. 2. THE PARTS OF SPEECH <ul><li>Parts of speech are the fundamental </li></ul><ul><li>building blocks of traditional grammar. </li></ul><ul><li>There are eight parts of speech : </li></ul><ul><li>Noun </li></ul><ul><li>Pronoun </li></ul><ul><li>Adjective </li></ul><ul><li>Verb </li></ul><ul><li>Adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Preposition </li></ul><ul><li>Conjunction </li></ul><ul><li>interjection </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT IS A NOUN ? <ul><li>The words which name persons, places, things, creatures and ideas. </li></ul>Examples : Salina is a teacher . I have table and several chairs .. we would like to visit Cameron Highlands Christmas Day is an annual holiday celebrated on December 25
  4. 4. TYPES OF NOUNS <ul><li>Nouns which name specific people or places are Proper nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which name ordinary persons and things are Common nouns . </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which name intangible(untouchable) things is Abstract nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which are countable are Countable nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which are uncountable are Uncountable nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which refer to groups are Collective nouns </li></ul><ul><li>Nouns which refer to masculine and feminine terms are Noun gender </li></ul>
  5. 5. PROPER NOUNS <ul><li>They always begin with capital letters like Cameron Highlands </li></ul><ul><li>Many of them consist of more than one word like Queen Mary </li></ul><ul><li>They may refer to the days in week, months and festivals like February or Tuesday </li></ul>
  6. 6. COMMON NOUNS <ul><li>Like have you all received a copy of the agenda ? </li></ul><ul><li>Or all classes are coed and are taught by both male and female teachers . </li></ul>
  7. 7. ABSTRACT NOUNS <ul><li>Like when inflation rises, so do bankruptcies . </li></ul><ul><li>Or I cant thank you enough for your kindness . </li></ul><ul><li>You can form abstract nouns from many words like </li></ul><ul><li>Advise  advice </li></ul><ul><li>Coward  cowardice </li></ul><ul><li>Flatter  flattery </li></ul><ul><li>Good  goodness </li></ul>
  8. 8. COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS <ul><li>Like there were two men and three women in each of the cars . </li></ul><ul><li>And the heating system runs on oil </li></ul>
  9. 9. COLLECTIVE NOUNS <ul><li>Like The village hall is maintained by an army of volunteers . </li></ul><ul><li>Or There are always gangs of kids hanging around the shopping mall. </li></ul>
  10. 10. NOUN GENDER <ul><li>Masculine gender </li></ul><ul><li>like : I could hear a dog barking. </li></ul><ul><li>A cock crowed as morning approached. </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Nicholson is my favorite actor . </li></ul><ul><li>Feminine gender </li></ul><ul><li>like : The hens nested in a fridge </li></ul><ul><li>Meryl Streep has won 2 Oscars as the best </li></ul><ul><li>actress in two different movies. </li></ul>
  11. 11. NOUN PLURALS regular irregular Singular Plural Lecture Lectures Lecturer Lecturers Assignment Assignments Singular Plural Man Men Sheep Sheep Child Children
  12. 12. HOW TO MAKE PLURAL NOUNS ? <ul><li>By adding –s to the singular nouns. ( like roofs) </li></ul><ul><li>By adding -es to the singular nouns ( like buses) </li></ul><ul><li>By adding –ies to the singular nouns ( like cities) </li></ul><ul><li>By adding – ves to the singular nouns ( like wives) </li></ul>
  13. 13. POSSESSIVE NOUNS <ul><li>The possessive case is formed by adding –’s to nouns which do not end with an –s, as in the following examples : </li></ul><ul><li>The sky’s color is changing </li></ul><ul><li>The possessive case can also be formed by adding an –s’ to nouns which end with an –s, as in the following examples. </li></ul><ul><li>The babies’ nursery had twelve beds. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The End </li></ul>Thanks 

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