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Plural noun forms in English

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Plural noun forms in English

  1. 1. NOUNS THE USE OF PLURALS
  2. 2. THE USE OF “S” CASE Nº 1 The plural is formed by adding final “-S” to a noun. SINGULAR PLURAL Song Songs Car Cars Dog Dogs Game Games
  3. 3. CASE THE USE OF “ES” Nº 2 The plural is formed by adding final SINGULAR PLURAL “-ES” in words that 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 is formed by adding final “-ES” to nouns that end in “o”. SINGULAR PLURAL Echo Echoes Hero Heroes Potato Potatoes Tomato Tomatoes
  5. 5. THE USE OF “IES” CASE Nº 3 When a noun ends in “y” you have to change the “y” by “i” and then you add the“ES”. SINGULAR PLURAL Baby Babies Try Tries Lady Ladies
  6. 6. THE USE OF “-VES” CASE Nº 5 Some nouns that end in “- F” or “FE” are changed to “-VES” to form the plural. SINGULAR PLURAL Thief Thieves Knife Knives Life Lives Self Selves Wolf Wolves
  7. 7. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 6 Some nouns have irregular plural forms that 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 PLURAL Criterion Criteria Phenomenon 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 PLURAL Cactus Cacti Stimulus Stimuli Sillabus Silabi Nucleus Nuclei Fungus Fungi
  10. 10. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 9 Some nouns that end in “- a” you have to add “-e” in the end. SINGULAR PLURAL Formula Formulae Vertebra Vertebrae
  11. 11. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 10 Some nouns have irregular plural forms that do not end in “S” SINGULAR PLURAL Appendix Appendices Index 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 PLURAL Analysis Analises Basis Bases Crisis Crises Hypothesis Hypotheses Parenthesis Parentheses
  13. 13. CASE IRREGULAR NOUNS Nº 12 In some nouns that end in “-um” you have to change it by “-a”. SINGULAR PLURAL Bacterium Bacteria Curriculum Curricula Datum Data Medium Media Memorandum 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 V LEARNERS: JIMENA QUISPE P. CESAR VILLCA Q. 2013 LA PAZ-BOLIVIA

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