NOUN

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:

  1. Countable Nouns
  2. 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?

  2.Uncountable Nouns:

Anything that cannot be counted is an uncountable noun. Even though uncountable nouns are not individual objects.

  • tea
  • sugar
  • water
  • air
  • rice
  • knowledge
  • beauty
  • anger
  • fear
  • love
  • money

Exercise: Is the underlined noun countable or uncountable?

  1. The childrenfell asleep quickly after a busy day of fun.
  2. Be careful! The wateris deep.
  3. We like the large bottlesof mineral water.
  4. My mother uses real butterin the cakes she bakes.
  5. Most kids like milk, but Joey hates it.
  6. Most pottery is made of clay.