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Nouns are found in phrases. 

 

  Noun phrases include nouns, demonstratives, intensifiers, and adjectives. They obey a strict word order.

Children like to read.

a single word, a lexical noun 

This mother is reading a book to her child.

a demonstrative and a noun 
Her young child loves to hear the exciting stories from the story book.

 

a demonstrative, an adjective, and a noun

 

That very old book is an extremely valuable family treasure. 

 

a demonstrative, an intensifier, an adjective, and a noun.

 

Remember the word order: demonstrative--intensifier--adjective--noun