Proper & Common Nouns
Welcome to Brigid's Basic Grammar Guide: Part Three - Proper & Common Nouns.
Our guide looks at the 9 parts of speech. Each guide has 3 sections to give you a complete learning experience.
LEARN - Target language with free printables
CREATE - An effective & creative activity to reinforce the target language
SHARE - Ideas to share & showcase your learning with friends & family
A name used for an individual/unique/particular person, place, thing or organization
Will have a capital letter no matter where it is in a sentence
Queen Lucy-Wednesday-August-Nike-Kenya-King Peter-Thursday-London-Amazon-Gucci-Mr Bean-Christmas-Japan- Bay of Bengal-Chanel-Diwali-King Arthur-Picasso-Buddhist-Manchester United-The Beatles-Mozart-Korea-Madrid-Jamie Oliver-Marc Jacobs-Abuja-Iranian-English-Hindi-Great Expectations-Pride & Prejudice-Ted Hughes-Thames-Atlantic
A proper noun quiz.
All about YOU! Answer with 1 or 2 words.
What's your name?
Where do you live?
Where were you born?
What school do/did you attend?
What university do/will you attend?
What is your favourite make of car?
Who is your favourite singer?
Where was your best holiday?
Which month were you born in?
What is the worst day of the week?
Which religious or cultural holiday do you enjoy most?
Who is your favourite designer?
All your answers should be a proper noun. Don't forget to use a capital letter!
A name used for a type of person, place, thing or idea
Will NOT have a capital letter unless at the beginning of a sentence
A common noun quiz
All about YOU!
What type of house do you live in?
What is your favourite colour?
What did you eat for breakfast this morning?
Do you prefer tea or coffee?
Do you enjoy reading novels or magazines?
How do you get to school/work/university?
What is your favourite fruit?
What animals scare you?
What do you wear on your wrist?
What type of music do you like?
Would you like to ride an elephant or a horse?
Do you prefer rice or bread?
Find Someone Who...card game
Make our-Find Someone Who....card game
Click here for your card game free printables
Print & laminate our free printable cards
Read the proper noun labels
Think of a question to match each label
Write each question on a small piece of card
Laminate your question cards
NOW make it extra
Add pictures of yourself-class mates -heroes- celebrities-pets
Add proper noun labels to each picture
Write a question card for each label
Find someone who loves Gucci
Find someone who speaks 3 languages
Find someone who is Swedish
Find someone who likes Jay Z
Find someone who loves Sade
Find someone who loves Christmas
Find someone who supports the Super Eagles
Find someone who was born in April
Find someone who loves Friday
Find someone who has a dog called Snowy Paws
Find someone who lives in England
Find someone who has a sister called Lakshmi
Find someone who supports Rangers F.C.
How to play
Share all the picture cards between the players
Each player holds their cards face down
Put the question cards in the middle
Turn over the first question card
Take it in turns to place a face up picture card onto the table
Continue until the picture card has a label answering the question card
SLAM your hand on top of it!
The first hand slammed on the correct picture card wins
The winner takes the picture card & all the cards underneath
The winner adds these cards to the bottom of their pile
Turn over the next question card
Keep going until one player has won all the picture cards!
Players who slam their hand onto an incorrect picture card MUST give each player one of their picture cards.
Players who have no cards are out!
Play Find Someone Who...... with your friends & family
Have the picture of you & your proper nouns printed onto a T shirt.
LEARN CREATE SHARE
Have a fabulous week. See you soon!
Copyright August 2017 www.brigidsenglishcenter.com