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Plural noun forms in English

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Plural noun forms in English

  1. 1. NOUNSTHE USE OF PLURALS
  2. 2. THE USE OF “S” CASE Nº 1The plural isformed by addingfinal “-S” to a noun. SINGULAR PLURAL Song Songs Car Cars Dog Dogs Game Games
  3. 3. CASE THE USE OF “ES” Nº 2The plural isformed byadding final SINGULAR PLURAL“-ES” in wordsthat end in: Box Boxes Bus Buses-sh, -ch, -s, -z Flash Flashes and –x.
  4. 4. THE USE OF “ES” CASE Nº 4 The plural isformed by adding final “-ES” tonouns that end in “o”. SINGULAR PLURAL Echo Echoes Hero Heroes Potato Potatoes Tomato Tomatoes
  5. 5. THE USE OF “IES” CASE Nº 3When a noun ends in“y” you have tochange the “y” by “i”and then you addthe“ES”. SINGULAR PLURAL Baby Babies Try Tries Lady Ladies
  6. 6. THE USE OF “-VES” CASE Nº 5Some nouns that end in “-F” or “FE” are changedto “-VES” to form theplural.SINGULAR PLURAL Thief Thieves Knife Knives Life Lives Self Selves Wolf Wolves
  7. 7. CASEIRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 6Some nouns haveirregular plural formsthat do not end in “S”SINGULAR PLURAL Men Man Women Woman Children Child Oxen Ox Feet Foot Geese Goose Mice Mouse Lice Louse
  8. 8. IRREGULAR NOUNS CASE Nº 7 Some nouns have irregular plural forms that do not end in “S”. SINGULAR PLURALCriterion CriteriaPhenomenon Phenomena
  9. 9. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 8 Some nouns that end in “- us” you have to change by adding “i” at the end. SINGULAR PLURALCactus CactiStimulus StimuliSillabus SilabiNucleus NucleiFungus Fungi
  10. 10. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 9 Some nouns that end in “- a” you have to add “-e” in the end. SINGULAR PLURALFormula FormulaeVertebra Vertebrae
  11. 11. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 10 Some nouns have irregular plural forms that do not end in “S” SINGULAR PLURALAppendix AppendicesIndex Indexes
  12. 12. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 11 In this type of nouns you to change the “is” by “es” at the end of the noun. SINGULAR PLURALAnalysis AnalisesBasis BasesCrisis CrisesHypothesis HypothesesParenthesis Parentheses
  13. 13. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 12 In some nouns that end in “-um” you have to change it by “-a”. SINGULAR PLURALBacterium BacteriaCurriculum CurriculaDatum DataMedium MediaMemorandum Memoranda
  14. 14. SINGULAR NOUNS THAT DO NOT CASE CHANGE IN PLURAL Nº 13 Some nouns have the same singular and plural form: SINGULAR PLURAL One deer Two deer. One sheep Three sheep. One species Four species. One series Five series.
  15. 15. PROFESSOR: AMERICO PINEDA VLEARNERS: JIMENA QUISPE P. CESAR VILLCA Q. 2013 LA PAZ-BOLIVIA

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