Gul Mohar Class 8 English Grammar - Noun Phrase and Noun Clause

Noun Phrase

• A group of words that does the function of a noun in a sentence is called a Noun Phrase.
• Noun Phrase is a group of words with noun or pronoun as its head.
• The noun head can be accompanied by +modifier +determiner +complement.
• Noun phrase functions as a subject, object, complement, or as object of preposition.
• Noun phrase is always subject or object of a verb.
• Phrase may contain infinitives and non-finite verbs.

Noun phrases worksheet

Identify the noun phrases in the following sentences.
1. He wished to talk to his manager.
2. The wicked man loves getting poor people into trouble.
3. The poor man wanted to pay back every penny he owed.
4. He hates having to punish his servants.
5. Horses prefer living in dark stables.
6. I will never do such a thing.
7. Have you ever tried to climb a tree?
8. He refused to answer my question.
9. He promised to get me something.
10. Why do you want to meet him?
11. He denied taking the money.
12. Your doing such a thing surprises me.
Answer:

(Noun phrases are underlined in the following sentences.)
1. He wished to talk to his manager.
2. The wicked man loves getting poor people into trouble.
3. The poor man wanted to pay back every penny he owed.
4. He hates having to punish his servants.
5. Horses prefer living in dark stables.
6. I will never do such a thing.
7. Have you ever tried to climb a tree?
8. He refused to answer my question.
9. He promised to get me something.
10. Why do you want to meet him?
11. He denied taking the money.
12. Your doing such a thing surprises me.

Noun Clause

• A noun clause is a clause that plays the role of a noun.
• A noun clause has a subject and a verb
• Noun clauses start with "that," "how," or a "wh"-word (i.e., "what," "who," "which," "when," "where," or "why").
• In a sentence, a noun clause will be a dependent clause

Noun Clause Worksheet

Identify the noun clauses in the following sentences.
1. I wondered what he was doing there.
2. He replied that he would come.
3. She asked if I could help her.
4. That honesty is the best policy is a well-known fact.
5. I expected that I would get the first prize.
6. Do you know why he is late?
7. I don’t know what he wants.
8. Pay careful attention to what I am going to say.
9. That she should forget me so quickly hurts me.
10. That you should behave like this is strange.
Answer:

1. I wondered what he was doing there. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb wondered.)
2. He replied that he would come. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb replied.)
3. She asked if I could help her. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb asked.)
4. That honesty is the best policy is a well-known fact. (Here the noun clause acts as the subject of the verb is.)
5. I expected that I would get the first prize. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb expected.)
6. Do you know why he is late? (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb know.)
7. I don’t know what he wants. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the verb know.)
8. Pay careful attention to what I am going to say. (Here the noun clause acts as the object of the preposition
to.)
9. That she should forget me so quickly hurts me. (Here the noun clause acts as the subject of the verb hurts.)
10. That you should behave like this is strange. (Here the noun clause acts as the subject of the verb is.)

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