Grammar: The study of the way words are used to make sentences focusing on the 8 parts of speech.
Types of Nouns
A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea
1. Proper nouns are nouns that refer to specific things
Empire State Building
2. Common nouns refer to general, unspecific categories of entities
3. Material nouns refer to materials or substances from which things are made
The farm grew cotton.
The lady planted soy beans.
4. Compound nouns contain two or more words which join together to make a single noun
5. Pronouns are types of nouns that take the place of nouns when referring to people, places or things
I, you, he, she, it, and they
6. Abstract Nouns are theoretical concepts
freedom, love, power, and redemption
7. Concrete nouns are nouns that can be touched, smelled, seen, felt, or tasted
Steak, table, dog, Maria, salt, and wool
8. Collective nouns are nouns that refer to a group of something
A gaggle of geese flying overhead.
Many herds of wild buffalo on the prairie.
A bevy of swans is swimming in the pond.
A colony of ants live in the anthill.
9. Uncountable Nouns or Mass Nouns
Nouns that are not countable are called uncountable nouns or mass nouns.
That garage is full of clutter.
10. Countable Nouns
Countable nouns can occur in both single and plural forms, they are numbers, and words like many, most, more, and several.
There is a bike in that garage. (singular)
There are six broken bikes in that garage. (plural)
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