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What you need to know!. NOUNS. A NOUN IS A NAMING WORD. cat. car. house. plane. college. bed. ice-cream. People. doctor. pilot. vet. mum. teacher. Nouns can also be things that you cant see such as emotions. jealousy. love. anger. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>What you need to know!</p></li><li><p>A NOUN IS A NAMING WORDcatcarhouse</p></li><li><p>planeice-creamcollegebed</p></li><li><p>Peopledoctor pilotteachermumvet</p></li><li><p>Nouns can also be things that you cant see such as emotions.loveangerjealousy</p></li><li><p>These nouns are called common nouns. They dont have capital letters at the beginning.But some other nouns are called proper nouns and they do have capitals.</p></li><li><p>Peoples names are proper nouns and always start with a capital letter.Names of places are proper nouns - Barnsley, Leeds, New York, Rome. London</p></li><li><p>Hampton Court PalaceNames of special buildings are proper nouns and have capital letters.Houses of Parliament</p></li><li><p>SPECIAL DAYS Christmas Day Mothers DayMonths of the year and days of the week</p></li><li><p>A collective noun is the name given to a group of people, objects or animals.A flock of sheepA pride of lionsDo you know any more?</p><p>Kindly contributed to the Adult Basic Skills Resource Centre http://www.skillsworkshop.orgby Gill Gallagher. g.gallagher@barnsley.ac.uk August 2007. Rs/E2.4 Use punctuation and capitalisation to aid understanding.Ws/E2.4 Use a capital letter for proper nouns(a) understand what is meant by a proper noun (b) understand the purpose of marking proper nouns by an initial capitalRs/E3.3 Use punctuation and capitalisation to aid understandingWs/E3.3 use punctuation correctly (e.g. capital letters, full stops, question marks, exclamation marks)</p></li></ul>


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