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Introduction to grammar: basic terms

1 Nouns and verbs

I love cheese.
You know her.
Plato taught philosophy.

 

1. In the above sentences, which six words are nouns?

2. Which three words are also called 'pronouns'?

3. Which words are verbs?

4. What is the dictionary definition of 'noun'?

5. What is the dictionary definition of 'verb'?

6. 'Philosophy' is different to the other nouns. In what way?

7. 'Taught' is different to the other verbs. In what way?