Nouns are a part of speech typically denoting a person, place, thing, animal or idea. These are the subjects in the sentence. Kinds of Nouns
A common noun is the word used for a class of person, place or thing.
A proper noun is the name of a person, place or thing (i.e., its own name). A proper noun always starts with a capital letter.
Dayton Peace Accord
The Tower of London
(Uncle is written with a capital letter because it is part of his name.) *
My favourite auntie is Auntie Sally.
(In this example, the first auntie is a common noun, but the second Auntie is part of a proper noun.) *
The Red Lion
A collective noun is the name of a number (or collection) of people or things taken together and spoken of as one whole.
An abstract noun is a type of noun that refers to something with which a person cannot physically interact. A noun that is abstract is an aspect, concept, idea, experience, state of being, trait, quality, feeling, or other entity that cannot be experienced with the five senses.
Are nouns that are made up of more than one word
a count noun (also countable noun) is a common noun that can be modified by a numeral and that occurs in both singular and plural form.
Also known as non-countable nouns these are the things you cannot count
Pronouns are words that substitute for nouns a person, place, thing, or an idea.
Kinds of Pronouns
Personal pronouns are pronouns that are associated primarily with a particular grammatical person – first person, second person, or third person.
| 1st person
| my, mine
| our, ours
| your, yours
| your, yours
| 3rd person
| hisher, hersits
| their, theirs
| Demonstrative Pronouns:
Demonstrative pronouns stand in for a person, place or thing that must be pointed to. They may function as subjects, objects or objects of the preposition are pronouns that are associated primarily with a particular grammatical person – first person, second person, or third person.
Reflexive / Intensive Pronouns : the "self" pronoun
These pronouns can be used only to reflect or intensify a word already there in the sentence. Examples:
An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that refers to one or more unspecified beings, objects, or places.
| no one
Interrogative pronouns produce information questions that require more than a “yes” or “no” answer.
Relative pronouns introduce relative (adjectival) clauses.
The verb is perhaps the most important part of the sentence. A verb or compound verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of...
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