Nouns are divided into common nouns and proper nouns.
Common Nouns: are words for people, animals, places, or things.
Here are more words for people:
actor, lawyer, aunt, judge, baby, man
baker, nurse, cook, police officer, dentist, singer
doctor, soldier, giant, teacher
Here are more words for animals:
cat, goose, cow, hen, dog, horse
dolphin, mouse, duck, parrot
fish, shark, goat, whale
Here are more words for places:
airport, market, cave, mountain
church, playground, farm, restaurant
hill, school, hospital, seashore, hotel, stadium
house, supermarket, island, temple, mall, zoo
Here are more words for things:
bag, kite, box, ladder, bread, lamp
can, picture, chair, radio, cot, television
cup, train, desk, truck, door, watch, egg, window
Proper Nouns: Proper nouns are names for particular people, places or things. They always begin with a capital letter.
Here are some more names of people:
The names of countries and their people are also proper nouns.
The names of towns, cities, buildings and landmarks are proper nouns.
Bangkok, New Delhi, London, Denver, the Grand Canyon
New York, Central Park, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Paris, the Eiffel Tower, Brooklyn Bridge
Beijing, Big Ben, Pike’s Peak
The days of the week and months of the year are proper nouns.
The names of mountains, seas, rivers and lakes are proper nouns.
the Alps the Himalayas
the Dead Sea the Pacific Ocean
Mount Fuji the Yellow River
You often use the before names of oceans, rivers, seas and ranges of mountains.
Mount means mountain.
It is often used in the names of mountains.
For example: Mount Everest
Mount St. Helens
The written short form for Mount is Mt.
For example: Mt. Everest, Mt. Fuji
The names of festivals, some special events and holidays are proper nouns, too.
Here are more names of festivals and holidays:
Christmas, Mother’s Day
Memorial Day, April Fool’s Day
Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day
Independence Day, St. Patrick’s Day
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