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Singular/Plural Nouns

  1. 1. Singular and Plural Nouns<br />
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  3. 3. Singular Nouns<br />1. principal<br /> cafeteria<br /> team<br />
  4. 4. Rule<br />Add s to most nouns to make them plural.<br />
  5. 5. Plural Nouns<br />principals<br />cafeterias<br />teams<br />
  6. 6. Singular Nouns<br />2. switch<br />wish<br />box<br />
  7. 7. Rule<br />Add es to most nouns ending in ch, sh, s, z, or x.<br />
  8. 8. Plural Nouns<br />switches<br />wishes<br />boxes<br />
  9. 9. Singular Nouns<br />3.community<br />party<br />discovery<br />
  10. 10. Rule<br />If a noun ends in a consonant and y, change the y to i and add es.<br />
  11. 11. Plural Nouns<br />communities<br />parties<br />discoveries<br />
  12. 12. Singular Nouns<br />4. toy<br />play<br />roadway<br />
  13. 13. Rule<br />If a noun ends in a vowel and y, add s to make it plural.<br />
  14. 14. Plural Nouns<br />toys<br />plays<br />roadways<br />
  15. 15. Singular Nouns<br />5. leaf<br />wife<br />half<br />
  16. 16. Rule<br />Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing the f or fe to ves.<br />
  17. 17. Plural Nouns<br />leaves<br />wives<br />halves<br />
  18. 18. Singular Nouns<br />6. roof <br />chief<br />belief<br />
  19. 19. Rule<br />Some nouns ending in f are made plural by adding s.<br />
  20. 20. Plural Nouns<br />roofs<br />chiefs<br />beliefs<br />
  21. 21. Singular Nouns<br />7. radio<br />stereo<br />cello<br />
  22. 22. Rule<br />Most nouns ending in o that have a vowel just before the o are made plural by adding s.<br />
  23. 23. Plural Nouns<br />radios<br />stereos<br />cellos<br />
  24. 24. Singular Nouns<br />8. tomato<br />potato<br />piano<br />
  25. 25. Rule<br />Some nouns ending in o that have a consonant just before the o are made plural by adding es, others are made plural by adding only s.<br />
  26. 26. Plural Nouns<br />tomatoes<br />potatoes<br />pianos<br />
  27. 27. Singular Nouns<br />9. foot <br />mouse<br />goose<br />
  28. 28. Rule<br />A few nouns have irregular plural forms.<br />
  29. 29. Plural Nouns<br />feet<br />mice<br />geese<br />
  30. 30. Singular Nouns<br />10. sheep<br />trout<br />fish<br />
  31. 31. Rule<br />A few nouns have the same form for both the singular and plural form.<br />
  32. 32. Plural Nouns<br />sheep<br />trout<br />fish<br />

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