Common and Proper Nouns
kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, car, house, picture,………etc.
What are common nouns?
1 A common nouns is a noun that refers to a person, thing and place.
2 Common nouns are represented in the singular and plural form.
Example dog, dogs, person, people,
3 Common nouns are represented by lower case letters.
（=Common nouns are not capitalized.）
Example country, winter, car, river
Microsoft, New York, English, January, Mars,
John, Monday, God, World War I, Room 222 , ……etc.
1 Proper noun is a noun that refers to specific a person, a thing or a place.
2 The first letter of a proper noun is always represented by a capital letter.
Example Mary, London, McDonalds
Types of Proper Nouns in English
1.Name of the Month and Day
Example Tuesday,Christmas , July, May, April, Monday, February,… etc.
2. Names of people & pet names of animals
Example John, Mary, Bill, ……etc.
3. Names of Company's
Example Sony, Toyota, Microsoft, Ford, Amazon, Nike, etc.
4. Names of places, Monuments, buildings, meeting rooms
Example The Taj Mahal, The Eiffel Tower,Room 101, …etc.
5.Geographical and Celestial Names
Example the Red Sea , Alpha Centauri, Mars,…etc.
6.The names of cities and countries and words derived from those proper nouns
Example Paris, London, New York, England, English,…etc.
7.Historical events, documents, laws, and periods
Example the Civil War, the Industrial Revolution, World War I,…etc,
8.Religions, deities, scriptures
Example God, Christ, Jehovah, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, the Bible, the Koran, the Torah,…etc.
9.Awards, vehicles, vehicle models and names, brand names
Example the Nobel Peace Prize, the Scout Movement, Ford Focus, the Bismarck,…etc.