Proper Nouns

A proper noun is a noun which represents the name of specific person, place, thing or organization. Proper nouns are the opposite of common nouns. Proper nouns always start with a capital letter.


1. We met in May. (Names of the month)

2. Yesterday was Friday. (Days of the week)

3.They went to the City Hall building. (Names of places)

4. The Times is my favourite newspaper. (Name of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.)

5. President Clinton visited our country last month. (Titles of people)

6. I think Brazil will be the next Football World Champion! (Names of countries as well as nationalities)