Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns What are proper nouns
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Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns What are proper nouns?
Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns name specific people, places, days, months and things. Each word in a proper noun begins with a capital letter. Coolangatta March Mother Teresa Scotland Darling River Tuesday Elvis Presley
Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns Can you name these proper nouns? Wall Street Uluru Santa Claus Albert Einstein Sydney Opera House Each word in a proper noun begins with a capital letter.
Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns name specific: • people President Lincoln, Principal Skinner • places Tasmania, Lake Superior • titles of books, films, magazines, television programs etc. Treasure Island, The Simpsons • titles of positions Prime Minister, Pope, Emperor • months and days July, Monday • periods and events Middle Ages, French Revolution • institutions and departments Reserve Bank • nationalities and languages Australian, Swahili
Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns What are the proper nouns in this text? Sir sir edmund Edmund barton, Barton, australian Australian politician and judge, was the first Prime prime Minister minister of australia Australia and aa justice of the High high court Court of of australia. Australia. He Hewas wasbornon on 18 18 january January 1849 in the Sydney suburb of glebe. Glebe. Edmundwas wasthe ninth child of William william barton Barton and mary Marylouise Louisebarton. Barton. He went to school at Fort fort street Streethigh Highschool Schooland andsydney Sydney Grammar grammar school. School. On Onaacrickettripto tonewcastle Newcastleinin 1870, he met Jane jane mason Mason ross, Ross, whomhe hemarriedinin 1877.
Grammar Toolkit Proper nouns • Proper nouns name specific people, places, days, months and things. • Proper nouns always have capital letters for each word. • In the following sentence, the proper nouns are red. Prime Minister Ben Chifley was born in Bathurst, New South Wales.
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