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Technical English - ESLI-595: Nouns

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DEFINITION

NOUN: A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, attribute, or concept.

Nouns

Nouns

Type of Noun Definition Rules  Example
Common Noun  A common noun names a member of a group or class.  Do not capitalize a common noun.   coffee shop
Proper Noun   A proper noun names a specific member of a group or class. Capitalize a proper noun.   The Cup Café 

Practice

Although these games and quizzes are designed for K-12 students, they provide very useful practice with immediate feedback. 

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