Nouns A noun is a part of speech that names a thing or a person. A noun is used for an object, a person, an animal, a place, an event or a feeling. Underline the nouns in the following sentences: a) I left my book on the desk. b) The cow jumped over the moon. c) We took the bus to the swimming pool. d) Rabbits eat carrots. e) The film at the cinema was boring. f) I was happy to see me grandparents. A common noun is used for all the things we hear, see, touch, smell or feel. For example: This song is by my favourite singer. Choose a common noun to complete these sentences: a) The _______________ read a story to the class. b) I sat down at the _______________ to eat my dinner. c) I kicked the _____________ across the pitch. d) My mum made my ______________. e) I went to the lake to feed the ____________. A proper noun is a noun that refers to a specific thing, place or person by name. For example: I spent my holidays in Benllech. Underline the proper nouns in the following sentences: a) Kate is my best friend. b) I am learning to speak Spanish. c) My sister lives in Dieppe. d) Cardiff is the capital of Wales.
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