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• There are different kinds of words in English. These are called the parts of speech.

• Noun: Words which are used as names of persons, animals, place or thing. Ex: Rama, Rani, girl, boy, army, tiger, Monday.


The proper Noun is the special name of a particular person or place. Ex: Rama, Bombay, Ganga, Tajmahal.

A Noun, which does not point out any particular person, place or thing but is common to all persons or things of the same class or kind. Ex: boy, girl, city, river, town, god.

When a noun stand for a collection of things or persons, considered as one complete whole. Ex: army, bundle, bunch, chain, class, gang.

A noun which stands for the matter of substance of which things are made. Ex: bread, rice, cotton, gold, soap.

An abstract noun is a word that names a quality, state, action, teaching, arts etc., it denotes a thing which we can neither see, nor touch but we can only think of. Ex: Quality - kindness, honesty, braver. Action - theft, judgment, laughter. State - Poverty, childhood, kingship.


The preposition is a word placed before a noun or pronoun to show its relation to some other words. Prepositions are used before nouns or pronouns. Ex: across, above, after, about, among, beside, buy, before, between, behind, below, down, during, from, for, near, in, into, of, over, since, through, up, upon, with, without, on, under, to, at.



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