Flashcards in Nouns Deck (14):
What do nouns refer to
What are proper nouns
the names of people, places, countries, organisations.
Normally have a capital at the beginning
What are common nouns
other nouns that are not proper nouns
What are the two types of common noun
are things which can be seen, touched, sensed by the 5 senses.
they are actual, tangible things
nouns that express concepts, ideas or emotions
They do not usually have plurals
Countable and non-countable nouns
refer to things which exist as a mass or single entirety.
Don't normally have a plural form
Before the noun there is usually an article
and there are also adjectives included to provide more information about the noun
What parts of the sentence can a noun be
Either the subject or the object of a sentence
are words which can stand in for nouns, such as:
he, she, it, they