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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. 3. Click OK. Nouns
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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.
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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. We’ll look at each type in turn.
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First, look again at those types and how they relate. nouns proper common countable uncountable abstract concrete abstract concrete
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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.
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Tony Blair King Henry Bridget Jones Christmas China Thames Keynsham Sony Coca Cola Macbeth President Bush The Jam Coronation Street Saturn Carly John Portugal The Ford Motor Company Oxfam
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All nouns which are not proper nouns are common  nouns. A few examples: cup, art, paper, work, frog, 
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