COMMON NOUNS

Used to name living beings, material and abstract things.

Car

House

Man

Pen

PROPER NOUNS

Used to appoint names, surnames, countries and cities.

France

Robert

Jagger

Amy

Explanation

There exist three types of gender...

Male.

Female.

Neuter.

To distinguish them, we use Pronouns, other nouns or its meaning is just deduced from the context.

We use the pronoun "He" attached to the male nouns. Some examples are...

Boy

Man

Father

Son

Examples

My brother is tall. He is the best.

The king is gentle. He loves dancing.

He is the greatest hero.

He is my God.

He is the host.

We use the pronoun "She" attached to the female nouns. Some examples are...

Girl

Mother

Aunt

Woman

Examples

She is the princess of the house.

The actress won a prize. She is happy.

She is his girlfriend.

She is the lady of the hat.

She's my sister.

We use the pronoun "It" attached to the neuter nouns. Some examples are...

Bird

Stone

Car

Dog

Examples

My cat is crazy. It loves dogs.

It is a heavy stone.

It is my dad's car.

The house is green. It is big.

It is your pen.

Explanation

They are divided into Singular and Plural.

SINGULAR

A Singular Noun refers to one person, thing or place.

Guitar

Ball

Tree

Flower

PLURAL

They can be regular or irregular.

To transform a noun into plural, generally we add "-s" in the end. Student > Students.

If the noun ends in "-ch, -sh, -s, -x" we add "-es" in the end.

Dress > Dresses

Box > Boxes

Church > Churches

Bus > Buses

Beach > Beaches

Dish > Dishes

If the noun ends in "-y", it is replaced by "-ies", unless a vowel is before the "-y".

City > Cities.

Story > Stories.

Lady > Ladies.

Country > Countries.

Fly > Flies.

Boy > Boys .

(vowel before the "Y").

If the noun ends in "-f" o "-fe", it is replaced by "–ves".

Life > Lives.

Half > Halves.

Knife > Knives.

Wolf > Wolves.

Wife > Wives.

Leaf > Leaves.

Irregular plural nouns change their form.

Man > Men

Woman > Women

Child > Children.

Person > People

Tooth > Teeth

Foot > Feet

Mouse > Mice

Man > Men

Nouns that are always plural

Glasses.

Scissors.

Clothes.

Stairs.

Nouns can be simple (one term) or compound (two or more terms).

SIMPLE

Table

Car

Sky

Bed

COMPOUND

Father in law

Dining room

Tea cup

Taxi driver

Nouns can accomplish several functions in the sentence...

Subject.

Complement.

Predicative.

Adjective.

Apposition.

Examples

SUBJECT

"Dogs" like bones.

"Happiness" is all around.

"Mom" cooks very good.

COMPLEMENT

I received a "call".

He drives "home".

I like "coffee".

PREDICATIVE

He is the "president".

Katty is a "nurse".

She is my "mother".

ADJECTIVE

Give me the "fruit" basket.

He is an "English" man.

It is a "five dollar" ticket.

APPOSITION

My brother, the "singer", is 23 years old.

Susan, the "baby-sitter", is very nice.

The police officer, "Tom", arrested the thieves.

1. To talk about Male Nouns, we use the Pronoun "It".

2. The plural form of the noun "Tooth" is "Teeth".

3. The plural form of the noun "Church".

4. "Livingroom" is considered…

5. Nouns can function like Adjectives.

6. Nouns have no gender.

7. We generally use the pronoun She to talk about Female Nouns.

8. The word "Bird" is considered a Neutral Noun.

9. The plural form of the noun "Man" is "Mans".

10. Nouns can be Simple or Compound.

11. There are nouns which are always plural.

12. Which of the following is the correct plural form of the Noun "City"?

13. Which of the following is the plural form of the noun "Mouse"?

14. Which of the following is considered a common Noun?

15. In which of the following sentences the noun "Dog" works as the Subject of the sentence?