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Describing language
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2.1 Different kinds of nouns

The next video explains some of the major categories of nouns. You’ll test your knowledge of different types of noun in the activities that follow. If you find the activities difficult, remember that you can always return to this explanatory video.

Activity 3 Proper or common nouns?

Timing: This activity should take around 15 minutes

As you watch the following video, make note of how many different types of nouns are mentioned in the text box below. You might want to watch the video more than once and remember that you can return to it at any point in the course.

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The following types of nouns were mentioned in the video: proper nouns and common nouns, count nouns and non-count nouns, concrete and abstract nouns. You’ll learn more about each type in the next activities.