Slide 1: nouns?
what's that? Slide 3: “A noun is the name of a person, animal, place or thing." Slide 4: Common nouns Slide 5: Proper nouns Slide 6: collective nouns flock shoal herd Slide 7: abstract nouns An abstract noun is something you can't see, hear, touch or taste. These can be emotions (happiness, grief) or states (peace, quiet) for example. Slide 8: quiz common
abstract? Slide 9: countable or uncountable? Slide 10: Countable nouns are individual objects, people, places, etc. which can be counted. A countable noun can be both singular - a friend, a house, etc. - or plural - a few apples, lots of trees, etc. Slide 11: Uncountable nouns are always singular. Use the singular form of the verb with uncountable nouns: information, water, understanding, wood, cheese, etc That is very useful information
There is some cold water in the fridge Slide 12: accommodationadvicebaggagebreadequipmentfurnituregarbageinformationknowledgeluggagemoneynewspastaprogressresearchtravelwork Some uncountable nouns in English are countable in other languages. This can be confusing! Here is a list of some of the most common, easy to confuse uncountable nouns. Slide 13: accommodation - a place to stayadvice - a piece of advice baggage - a piece of baggagebread - a slice of bread, a loaf of breadequipment - a piece of equipmentfurniture - a piece of furnituregarbage - a piece of garbageinformation - a piece of information Slide 14: knowledge - a factluggage - a piece of luggage, a bag, a suitcasemoney - a note, a coinnews - a piece of newspasta - a plate of pasta, a serving of pastaresearch - a piece of research, a research projecttravel - a journey, a tripwork - a job, a position Slide 15: water - a glass of waterequipment - a piece of equipmentcheese - a slice of cheese QUIZ : QUIZ C OR U
or both? Slide 18: C U C U C U C U U C C U C U U C C U C U U C C U C U C U U C U C U C U C C U C U Slide 19: The end the house, a house or houses? What did you say???? : the house, a house or houses? What did you say????