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ESOL 2

Parts of speech - Nouns

Noun     

noun is a word used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or concept.  

More often, we say that a noun is a person, a place or a thing.   

Nouns (people, places, or things)       

More than half the words in the English language are nouns.  

Examples of nouns - city, book, teacher        

Please watch and listen to this video - Basic English Grammar – Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb    

Nouns (people, places, or things)       

Time     


Definition and example in a sentence 


The thing that is measured in minutes, hours, days, and years using clocks. 

What time are you going home tonight?


Person     



A human being, either male or female. 

He was a very nice person, always pleasant and friendly


Year     


A period of about 365 days or 12 months, measured from any particular time. 

We've known each other for over a year. 


Way     


The manner or style in which someone does something or in which something happens. 

I like the way you speak English. 

Way can also mean a direction or path.

I learned a new way to get home.

       Day     


 



A
period of 24 hours. There are seven days in a week.


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Thing     


An object.

That store is full of interesting things.


Man     


An adult male human.      

He is a very kind man. 


World    


The planet we live on, and all the people, cities, and countries on it. 

The city of Boston attracts visitors from around the world. 


Life     


The period of time when someone is alive.  

You have your whole life ahead of you.  


Hand     

The part of your body at the end of your arm, including your fingers and thumb. 

He held the pencil in his right hand.  

Please watch and listen to this video - Basic English Grammar – Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb    

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