Nouns name persons, places, objects, feelings or events.
PERSONS PLACES OBJECTS
students Quezon City computer
Annie school cell phone
vendors auditorium balloon
Mrs. De la Cruz SM Mall of Asia pencil
anxiety Family Day
excitement Halloween party
ALL ABOUT NOUNS
- A COMMON NOUN names general items while a PROPER NOUN refers to specific names of persons, places, objects, or events.
COMMON NOUNS PROPER NOUNS
university University of the Philippines
enator Manny Pacquiao
movie Beauty and the Beast
mall SM Mall of Asia
CONCRETE versus ABSTRACT
Which among the words listed below can you see, hear, taste, touch or smell?
All the words that you can see, hear, taste, touch or smell are called CONCRETE NOUNS like taxi, cloud, smoke, statue, parents, mouse and brain.
All the words that you can understand although you cannot perceive with your senses are called ABSTRACT NOUNS like help, education, promise, love, and beauty.
COUNT, MASS and COLLECTIVE Nouns
Examples of COUNT Nouns are bird, client, cookie, letter, school, two birds, thirty clients, five cookies, three letters, and four schools.
Entities that you cannot count are called MASS nouns are oxygen, gravel, money, sunshine, music, and furniture.
COLLECTIVE nouns, on the other hand, are words used to name a group of objects. Examples are class, bouquet, band, flock, bunch, empire, squadron, and troop.