RHL School

English Basics
Volume 1, Number 2, March, 10, 1997



     NOUNS are words that stand for a person, place, thing, or idea.
They can be SINGULAR ( one ) or PLURAL ( more than one ).
     COMMON NOUNS do not need to begin with a capital letter.
     A PROPER NOUN is a name given to a specific person, place, or
thing. Proper nouns begin with capital letters.

     Each sentence below contains one common noun and one proper
noun. The proper noun is incorrectly printed, because it doesn’t begin
with a capital letter.
     Write or type the proper noun and be sure to begin it with a capital

1.  Did cheryl invite those other women?
2.  I’m certain that shadow is the smartest cat I know.
3.  Isn’t marineland more than just an amusement park?
4.  The first car he owned was a chevrolet.
5.  If you don’t like to be cold, mexico is a country to visit.
6.  The boy who was laughing is named daryl.
7.  This isn’t just any camera, it’s a nikon!
8.  His best friend is darlene.
9.  She’s been to every continent except australia.
10. A network like fox will probably make money.

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