We also learned that we always begin proper nouns with a capital letter. Common nouns begin with a capital letter when they are the first word in a sentence. Review here (3 1/2 minutes). Tess, the speaker on this video, is from Australia. Her pronunciation is a little different from mine.
We learned that a/an means 1. We use a/an before singular nouns. We use a before a word that begins with a consonant sound (a book). We use an before a word that begins with a vowel sound (an eraser). A/an is an article. English has 2 articles. The other article is the. When do we use a/an, and when do we use the? Watch this video to find out (5 minutes).
Finally, just for fun, this video is a rap song about nouns (2 minutes).
Homework for tomorrow:
1. Reading (Unit 3) packet (The 100 Words): Do exercises 3-4.
2. Grammar (Chapter 1) packet: p. 5, exercise 7: Write 14 sentences.
For example: A bear is an animal.