Nouns

Finding the noun

Understanding the role of nouns and how they are used in a text.

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Finding the noun

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Factsheet: Finding the noun

  • Ws/L1.1 Write in complete sentences
  • The role of the noun as a person; a place, an idea; a concept
  • The role of nouns as subjects and objects
  • Regular and irregular plurals of nouns
  • The use of nouns after prepositions
  • The formation of abstract nouns using such suffixes as 'tion', 'ance', 'ility', 'ment'