Blog Posts - Nouns



Nouns that can be Countable and Uncountable

Sometimes, the same noun can be countable and uncountable, often with a change of meaning. Countable UncountableThere are two hairs in my coffee!hairI don't have much hair.There are two lights in our bedroom.lightClose the curtain. There's t...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Proper Nouns (Names)

A proper noun is the special word (or name) that we use for a person, place or organization, like John, Marie, London, France or Sony. A name is a noun, but a very special noun - a proper noun. Proper nouns have special rules.Pommon nounProper no...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Using Capital Letters with Proper Nouns

 We always use a Capital Letter for the first letter of a proper noun (name). This includes names of people, places, companies, days of the week and months. For example: They like John. (not *They like john.)    I live in Eng...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Proper Nouns with THE

We normally use "the" for country names that include "States","Kingdom", "Republic" etc: Statesthe United States of America/the USAKingdomthe United Kingdom/the UKRepublicthe French RepublicWe normally use "the" for names of canals, rivers, seas and...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Possessive 's

When we want to show that something belongs to somebody or something, we usually add 's to a singular noun and an apostrophe ' to a plural noun, for example:the boy's ball (one boy)the boys' ball (two or more boys)Notice that the number of balls does...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Noun as Adjective

As you know, a noun is a person, place or thing, and an adjective is a word that describes a noun: adjectivenouncleverteachersmallofficeblackhorse Click here to edit text. nounas adjectivenounhistoryteacherticketofficeracehorse The "...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Compound Nouns

A compound noun is a noun that is made with two or more words. A compound noun is usually [noun + noun] or [adjective + noun], but there are other combinations (see below). It is important to understand and recognize compound nouns. Each compound...
by Learn English Quickly on Apr 2, 2013

Noun: Definition of Noun, Forms of Nouns, Gender of Noun, Classes of Noun

What is Noun ?Definition of Noun:Noun is the word used to name/indicate a person, place, animal, thing, abstract ideas or emotions.Noun comes under the Parts of speech.ORIn space or till infinity, whatever exists(e.g., Sun, Moon, Light, Pla...
by Topics WhatSoEver! on Mar 30, 2013

Nouns

What are Nouns?It's not easy to describe a noun. In simple terms, nouns are "things" (and verbs are "actions"). Like food. Food (noun) is something you eat (verb). Or happiness. Happiness (noun) is something you want (verb). Or human being. A human b...
by Learn English Quickly on Mar 12, 2013

ARTIKEL BAHASA INGGRIS TERBARU DENGAN JUDUL LEARNING COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

LEARNING COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS INTRODUCTION           English is one of the main subjects in the school. The students are expected to master language skills such as listening, speaking,...
by wira junior blog on Dec 26, 2012

Lesson 9: ARTICLES – ARTICOLI

Hello everybody and welcome back to my blog Today I’m going to write about ARTICLES – ARTICOLI, which are a very important part of the speech because they complete the nouns (check out Lesson 8). There are two types of articles, definite...
by Learn Italian For Fun on Dec 16, 2012

Lesson 8: NOUNS – SOSTANTIVI (Introduction – PART I)

Hello everybody and thank you for reading this post Today, I am going to write about NOUNS as it’s the first and probably the easiest point on the diagram I have made to explain the parts of the speech (check out Lesson 7). Let’s start! W...
by Learn Italian For Fun on Dec 13, 2012

Noun Song

Noun Song, Free Noun Song, Noun Song for Kids, Nouns Song for Teachers, Teaching Nouns, Nouns Songs, Nouns Song, Song for Nouns, What are Nouns, Noun Songs Nouns are not quite as fun to use as adjectives, but it’s important to know the place an...
by Free Worksheets on Sep 15, 2012

Tennis – My Better Self

My better self still knows That meaning comes and goes What is it made? I do not know But meaning comes and it goes Each and every portent Of bitter substance spent Despite the effort I have planned You seem to lose what I’ve meant If I donR...
by YouTube Music Videos on May 4, 2012

Noun suffixes

What is a suffix? A suffix is a group of letters that we put after a word to make a new word.  The different noun suffixes 1) -sion We use -sion to make nouns from certain verbs: televise (verb) - television (noun) The event was televised to t...
by Free English Lessons on May 3, 2012

Common prefixes with adjectives

Today's English lesson is about common prefixes with adjectives.  What is a prefix? A prefix is a letter or a group of letters that we put in front of a word to make a new word.  Common prefixes with adjectives We often use prefixes with adject...
by Free English Lessons on Apr 10, 2012

Parts of Speech Quiz

Dear English learner Please find below the first of many (I hope!) English quizzes. This quiz is about different parts of speech. If you find it a little difficult, it will be helpful to look at my lessons on nouns, adjectives, and adverbs before do...
by Free English Lessons on Apr 8, 2012

Compound Nouns

What is a compound noun? A compound noun is 2 or sometimes 3 words that we use together to make a new noun. How do we write compound nouns? We can write compound nouns as separate words (e.g. credit card), single words (e.g. flashlight), or hyphen...
by Free English Lessons on Apr 6, 2012

Clothes vocabulary and common mistakes

In today's free English lesson we look at clothes vocabulary and some common mistakes that students make when talking about clothes.  Important Verbs There are some important verbs that we use when we talk about clothes: 1. put on - I put on clot...
by Free English Lessons on Mar 16, 2012

How can we use some, a few, and a little?

In this lesson we look at how to use the determiners 'some', 'a few', and 'a little' in English sentences. It would be a good idea to review the lesson on nouns before you read this lesson. Make sure you understand the meaning of singular countable n...
by Free English Lessons on Mar 12, 2012


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