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Unformatted text preview: Start the presentation by selecting View show from the Slide Show menu. Work through the presentation by left-clicking the mouse. You can make notes as you go. Use the left arrow key to return to an earlier slide. If you prefer to print the slides, make sure you follow these instructions: Do not just click the print button. 1. Select print from the file menu. 2. Select handouts; six slides per page; pure black & white. 3. Click OK. Nouns WHAT ARE NOUNS? Nouns are naming words. They name people, places and objects. They can also name ideas, emotions, qualities and activities. Here are some examples of nouns: Peter, Elizabeth, driver, sister, friend. Bristol, Severn, Brazil, pen, dog, money. Love, beauty, industry, nature, greed, pain. Types of noun All nouns can be divided into common and proper nouns. Common nouns can then be divided into countable and uncountable nouns. Both countable and uncountable nouns can then be further divided into concrete and abstract nouns. Well look at each type in turn. First, look again at those types and how they relate. nouns proper common countable uncountable abstract concrete abstract concrete Proper nouns Proper nouns start with capital letters. They are the names of people, places, times, organisations etc. They refer to unique individuals. Most are not found in the dictionary. They often occur in pairs or groups. Here are some examples. Tony Blair King Henry Bridget Jones Christmas China Thames Keynsha m Sony Coca Cola Macbeth President Bush The Jam Coronation Street Saturn Carly John Portugal The Ford Motor Company Oxfam Common nouns All nouns which are not proper nouns are common nouns....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ENG 1001 taught by Professor Hager during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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