We are beginning the 3rd quarter focusing on grammar. We will introduce other topics as the quarter progresses.
Grammar is the study of the way words are used to make sentences. Our class will focus on the eight parts of speech.
Noun: A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. We will be learning and dissecting ten different types of nouns.
The 10 noun types we will be interacting with include the following list:
1. Common nouns
2. Proper nouns
3. Material nouns
4. Compound nouns
6. Abstract nouns
7. Concrete nouns
8. Collective nouns
9. Uncountable nouns
10. Countable nouns
1.Common nouns: A noun denoting a class of objects or a concept as opposed to a particular individual.
2. proper nouns: a name used for an individual person, place, or organization, spelled with initial capital letters
3.Material nouns: the definition of a material noun is a grammar term that refers to a material or substance from which things are made such as silver, gold, iron, cotton, diamond and plastic.
4. compound nouns: A compound noun is a noun that is made up of two or more words. Most compound nouns in English are formed by nouns modified by other nouns or adjectives.
5.pronouns: any of a small set of words in a language that are used as substitutes for nouns or noun phrases and whose referents are named or understood in the context.
6.Abstract nouns:a noun denoting an idea, quality, or state rather than a concrete object.
7. Concrete nouns:a noun denoting something material and non-abstract, as chair, house,or automobile.
8. Collective nouns: Collective nouns are names for a collection or a number of people or things.
9. Uncountable nouns: Uncountable nouns are nouns that come in a state or quantity that is impossible to count; liquids are uncountable, as are things that act like liquids (sand, air).
10. countable nouns: Countable nouns are something you can touch.