Nouns - Eng3c

Nouns - Eng3c

NOUNS ENG 3C FERNANDEZ-JESSUP THE NOUN Person Darlene boy mayor

worker scientist assistant THE NOUN Place Toronto dock home park

THE NOUN Thing car tool balloon penguin tree THE NOUN Idea

freedom happiness thoughtfulness success COMMON NOUNS Begin with a lowercase letter since they name any person, place, thing or idea; and are nonspecific.

actor (person) lounge (place) stick (thing) men (person) liberties (idea) PROPER NOUNS Begin with an uppercase letter because

they name specific people, places, things and ideas. Eiffel Tower (place) Theory of Relativity (idea) Teachers Union (thing) Stephen Harper (person) CONCRETE NOUNS A person, place or thing that can be

perceived by one or more of your senses (seeing, hearing, touching, tasting and smelling). popcorn thunder rainfall skunk hair ABSTRACT NOUNS

Name an idea, feeling, quality or trait. pity weakness humility elation joy love

COLLECTIVE NOUNS Name a group of people or things. squad assembly team jury

flock herd PRONOUNS Takes the place of a noun: Felipe is an intelligent student becomes he is an intelligent student.

We offered the baseball tickets to Rita and Drew becomes them. we offered the baseball tickets to PERSONAL PRONOUNS Refer

to people we me you they us FIRST-PERSON PERSONAL PRONOUN Refers

to the one (or ones) speaking. We told our story. I offered my opinion to the reporters. Ours is the less expensive model. The new family moved next door to us. SECOND-PERSON PERSONAL PRONOUNS Refers to the one (or ones) spoken to. you, your and yours Can

you bring your book back today? The present will be given to you. This award is yours. THIRD-PERSON PERSONAL PRONOUN The one (or ones) spoken about. he, his, him, she, her, hers, it, its, they, their, theirs and them. He

wanted to take his children on a vacation. They asked him and her if the house had kept its appeal. Do you think that they will think that this car is theirs? REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS First-person pronouns: myself and ourselves. Second-person pronouns: yourself Third person pronouns: himself, herself, itself and themselves.

The young lady carried all her packages by herself. They relied upon themselves to finish the daunting task. Will he remember to help himself to the food on the table? DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS Point out a specific person, place, thing, or idea (this, that, these, those).

This birthday card is intriguing. These crossword puzzles sure are stumpers! Are those star always visible to us? INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS Introduce questions (what, which, who, whom and whose).

Whose bicycle is this? Which of these is the correct answer, Paula? Whom did you ask to watch your dog while you went on vacation? INDEFINITE PRONOUNS Do not refer to a specific person, place, or thing (i.e. another, both, everyone, most, no one and several)

That ice cream was good, can I have another? We can start the lesson since everyone has arrived.

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