PLURALS <ul><li>ADD S </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerleader </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerleaders </li></ul><ul><li>Wheel </li></ul><ul><...
NOUNS ENDING IN  SH ,  CH ,  X ,  S , AND  Z <ul><li>ADD ES </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Lunches </li></ul><u...
Words Ending in O The plurals of words ending in o with a vowel just before the O are formed by adding s. <ul><li>Radio </...
Words Ending in O The plurals of most nouns ending in o with a consonant letter just before the o are formed by adding es....
Exceptions Musical terms always form plurals by adding s; consult a dictionary for other words of this type. <ul><li>Alto ...
Words Ending in “ful” The plurals of nouns which end with “ful” are formed by adding an s at the end of the word. <ul><li>...
Nouns Ending in f or fe If the final f sound is still heard in the plural form of the word, simply add s. <ul><li>Roof </l...
Nouns Ending in f or fe If the final sound is a v sound in the plural form, change the f to ve and add s. <ul><li>Wife </l...
Nouns Ending in y The plurals of common nouns which end in y (with a consonant letter just before the y) are formed by cha...
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  1. 1. PLURALS <ul><li>ADD S </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerleader </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerleaders </li></ul><ul><li>Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul>
  2. 2. NOUNS ENDING IN SH , CH , X , S , AND Z <ul><li>ADD ES </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Lunches </li></ul><ul><li>Dish </li></ul><ul><li>Dishes </li></ul><ul><li>Buzz </li></ul><ul><li>Buzzes </li></ul><ul><li>Fox </li></ul><ul><li>Foxes </li></ul><ul><li>Mess </li></ul><ul><li>Messes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Words Ending in O The plurals of words ending in o with a vowel just before the O are formed by adding s. <ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Radios </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeo </li></ul><ul><li>Rodeos </li></ul><ul><li>Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Studios </li></ul>
  4. 4. Words Ending in O The plurals of most nouns ending in o with a consonant letter just before the o are formed by adding es. <ul><li>Echo </li></ul><ul><li>Echoes </li></ul><ul><li>Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Tomato </li></ul><ul><li>Tomatoes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Exceptions Musical terms always form plurals by adding s; consult a dictionary for other words of this type. <ul><li>Alto </li></ul><ul><li>Altos </li></ul><ul><li>Banjo </li></ul><ul><li>Banjos </li></ul><ul><li>Solo </li></ul><ul><li>Solos </li></ul><ul><li>Piano </li></ul><ul><li>Pianos </li></ul>
  6. 6. Words Ending in “ful” The plurals of nouns which end with “ful” are formed by adding an s at the end of the word. <ul><li>Three platefuls </li></ul><ul><li>Six tankfuls </li></ul><ul><li>Four cupfuls </li></ul><ul><li>Five pailfuls </li></ul>
  7. 7. Nouns Ending in f or fe If the final f sound is still heard in the plural form of the word, simply add s. <ul><li>Roof </li></ul><ul><li>Roofs </li></ul><ul><li>Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Chiefs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Nouns Ending in f or fe If the final sound is a v sound in the plural form, change the f to ve and add s. <ul><li>Wife </li></ul><ul><li>Wives </li></ul><ul><li>Loaf </li></ul><ul><li>Loaves </li></ul>
  9. 9. Nouns Ending in y The plurals of common nouns which end in y (with a consonant letter just before the y) are formed by changing the y to i and adding es. <ul><li>Fly </li></ul><ul><li>Flies </li></ul><ul><li>Jalopy </li></ul><ul><li>Jalopies </li></ul>
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