There are three types of nouns;
1.Proper nouns- used for specific places, names e.g England e.t.c
2.Concrete nouns- used when reffering to physical things e.g chair, drum e.t.c
3. Abstract nouns- used to refer to ideas, concepts and emotions. e.g happiness e.tc
In an exam situation being specific puts you up in the grade boundaries. For example you should say ' the pronoun noun 'English' has been used to emphasis on the ones heritage
IDENTIFYING NOUNS- most abstract nouns have 'the' infront of them e.g the feeling(however not all). Also most nouns have plurals.
- Appear before nouns e.g red car
- Can be used on its own as a compliment. e.g the dress is beautiful
- Precided by an intensifier (very, so,really,.)e.g really horrible film.
Types of adjectives;
- Comparative- compares, uses the -er, more or as big as.
- Superlative- extremes- the best/most/least/worst/biggest
- Attributive- Adjectives directly before a noun
- Predicative- Comes after a noun/pronoun+copular verb (is).
Types of adverbs
- Circumstance Adverbs- modify verbs by giving details of circumstances such as time, manner, place and frequency
- Adverbs of manner- How something is done. HOW?
- Adverbs of time- When something is done.WHEN?soon,yesterday or now
- Adverbs of place-Where something is done. WHERE?
- Adverb of frequency- How often something is done.
- Degree Adverbs-Describe other adverbs or adjectives. Modifiers/Intensifiers e.g very, quite, extremely e.t.c
- Sentence Adverbs-
- Disjucts- Attitudes e.g perharps, unfotunately,
- Conjucts- Linking e.g on the other hand,