Singular & Plural Nouns

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  • 1. Plural andSingular Nouns Prepared by : Nanthini Satgunasingam
  • 2. SINGULARPRONOUN • A Singular noun means one item only. • Examples of singular nouns are bed, boy, girl, book, house and cat.
  • 3. SINGULAR PRONUNS  Example : A lizard crawls on top of the rock .  There is only one lizard in the sentence, so the word lizard is a singular noun.  Also, here is only one rock in the sentence, so, the word rock is a singular noun too.
  • 4. Plural Nouns A plural form of a noun names more than one. It usually ends with s or es.
  • 5. A Plural noun namesmore than oneperson, place or thing  Example : Two rabbits ran through the trees .  There is more than one rabbit, so, the word rabbits is a plural noun.  Also, there is more than one tree, so, the word trees is a plural noun too/
  • 6. Write P if the noun below isplural. Write S if the nounbelow is singular. 1. houses 2. baby 3. church 4. tables 5. books 6. bus
  • 7. Write P if the noun below isplural. Write S if the nounbelow is singular. 1. Houses P 2. baby S 3. church S 4. tables P 5. books P 6. bus S
  • 8. Add es to make nounsplural that end with:  s  bus es  x  tax es  ch  bench es  sh  dish es
  • 9. Add ies to make nounsplural that end with aconsonant and a y: lady  lad ies fry  fr ies
  • 10. Some nouns that end in for fe change to ves whenmade plural: calf  cal ves knife  kni ves
  • 11. Some nouns that end in ochange to es when madeplural. Some change tos: kangaroo  kangar oos potato  potat oes
  • 12. Some nouns do notchange at all when madeplural: sheep  sheep deer  deer
  • 13. Some nouns become anew word when madeplural: man  men goose  g ee se
  • 14. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. half 2. foot 3. piano 4. spy 5. brush
  • 15. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. halves 2. feet 3. pianos 4. spies 5. brushes
  • 16. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. mouse 2. memo 3. shelf 4. leaf 5. child
  • 17. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. mice 2. memos 3. shelves 4. leaves 5. children
  • 18. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. thief 2. woman 3. fish 4. photo 5. die
  • 19. Can you make thesenouns plural? 1. thieves 2. women 3. fish 4. photos 5. dice
  • 20. THANK YOU