what is noun:
It is one of the parts of speech which is a word that describes a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples of nouns include name of person, locations, objects in the physical world.
Examples of noun
- cat, goat, car, city, country, tree, elephant etc……
Example within sentence
- This is a cat.
- That is a car.
- My city is small.
- That tree is tall.
- The man is happy.
Kinds of noun:
- Countable Nouns
- Uncountable Nouns
1. Countable Nouns:
Anything that can be counted, whether singular – a dog, a house, a friend, etc. or plural – a few books, lots of oranges, etc. is a countable noun.
The following countable noun examples will help you to see the difference between countable and uncountable nouns.
- She has three dogs.
- I own a house.
- I would like two books
- How many friendsdo you have?
Anything that cannot be counted is an uncountable noun. Even though uncountable nouns are not individual objects.
Exercise: Is the underlined noun countable or uncountable?
- The childrenfell asleep quickly after a busy day of fun.
- Be careful! The wateris deep.
- We like the large bottlesof mineral water.
- My mother uses real butterin the cakes she bakes.
- Most kids like milk, but Joey hates it.
- Most pottery is made of clay.