Word grammar: Nouns

Nouns are names of things or places, like ‘picture’, ‘dog' or ‘school’. Proper nouns are words that are the actual name of something - for example, Steve, Birmingham or Volkswagen. They always begin with a capital letter.

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Nouns includes:

  • Recognising different types of nouns in a sentence or text
  • The function of nouns in a sentence
  • The formation of nouns from other word types
  • Regular and irregular plurals of nouns
  • Use of nouns after prepositions

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Writing proper nouns
What is a noun?
Finding the noun

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A picnic in the park
A good idea
Travelling in the rush hour
Making nouns

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