TYPES OF NOUNS
Find out what the main types of nouns are.
Link to noun posters, worksheets, lists and activities.
A noun is the name we give to a person, place, thing, event, substance, quality, or idea.
They can be sorted into a number of sub-categories.
The name of a thing. It represents one of a type of thing or all of the group. When used in a sentence it will have “the”, “a” or “an” in front of it.
(a cat, an elephant, a book, a library)
Things that have a clear individual identity; they are one of a kind.
(Melissa, London, Cinderella, King Kong, Disney Land)
Things that can become plural.
(snakes, toads, chairs, tables, doors, handles)
Things that can't become plural.
(laughter, cutlery, people, furniture, anger)
Things that can be observed by at least one of the senses.
(grapes, perfume, velvet, sand)
Things that can't be observed by the senses.
(hatred, love, jealousy, hope)
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