Noun + Are + Noun: PluralBelinda Baardsen, American Ex PatTEFL Certified ESL InstructorSaudi Arabia
Noun + Are + Noun: Plural “Plural” means “two, three, or more.” Cats = a plural noun Are = a plural verb Animals = a plural noun Singular : a cat, an animal Plural: cats, animals Singular: a city, a country Plural: cities, countries Plural nouns end in – S. A and an are used only in singular Noun + Are + Noun nouns. Some singular nouns that end in – y have a special plural form: they omit – yCats + are + animals. and add – ies.
Noun and noun + are + noun Two nouns connected by And are followed by are. Canada is a singular noun. They are connected by and. Together they become plural, i.e,. More than one. Dogs and cats areCanada and China are countries. animals.
Activity: Change the singular sentences to plural sentences. Singular Plural An ant is an insect. Ants are insects.(Singular) (Plural)
PLURALSINGULAR ActivityA computer is a Computersmachine. ………………………
PLURALSINGULAR Activities DictionariesDictionary is a book. ____________.
SINGULAR Activity PLURAL Chickens A chicken is a bird. ______________.
SINGULAR Activity PLURAL Roses A rose is a flower. _______________.
SINGULAR Activity PLURAL CarrotsA carrot is a vegetable. ________________.
SINGULAR Activity PLURAL RabbitsA rabbit is an animal. ________________
ACTIVITY – COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH IS OR ARE AND ONE OF THE NOUNS IN THE LIST . Us the correct singular form of the Complete the noun: a, or an or the correct plural form. sentences. A cat _____________.ANIMAL Cats ______________.CITY Spanish ____________. Spanish and ChineseCONTINENT __________________. Butterflies ___________.COUNTRY A car ______________.LANGUAGE South Korea _________. London _______________.MACHINE Asia __________________.
Activity – Complete the sentences with your own words. Example: ……..a country. (Brazil) is a country.1. ____a country. 9. ______streets in this2. _____countries. city.3. ______ languages. 10. _______a city in4. _______ a language. England. 11. _____a plant.5. ______ a city. 12. ______ a vegetable.6. ______ cities. 13. ______ a season.7. ______animals. 14. ______a holiday.8. ______ an insect.
Activity: What are the following things? Example: Cows Cows are animals.1. English2. England3. Butterflies4. Chickens5. An ant6. Roses7. A dictionary8. September and April
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