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Types of Nouns~


Common Nouns – are names of people (e.g. man), things (e.g. books), animals (e.g. monkey) and places (church).

cute monkey!!
Proper Nouns – are special names of people (e.g. George Bush), things (e.g. Financial Times), animals (e.g. King Kong) and places (e.g. Paris). A proper noun begins with a Capital Letter.

Siti Nurhaliza, the famous singer from Malaysia~

Abstract Nouns – An abstract noun is the name of something that we can only think of or feel but cannot see (e.g. friendship).


Collective Nouns – are names used for a number of people,

things or animals together and treated as one. For example: a group of friends, a bunch of bananas, a litter of puppies.

a bunch of bananas~
Countable and Uncountable Nouns – Countable nouns are nouns which can be counted (e.g. trees). Uncountable nouns are nouns which cannot be counted. (e.g. smoke).


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