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Singular & Plural Nouns

  1. 1. Plural and Singular Nouns Prepared by : Nanthini Satgunasingam
  2. 2. SINGULAR PRONOUN • A Singular noun means one item only. • Examples of singular nouns are bed, boy, girl, book, house and cat.
  3. 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. 4. Plural Nouns A plural form of a noun names more than one. It usually ends with s or es.
  5. 5. A Plural noun names more than one person, 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. 6. Write P if the noun below is plural. Write S if the noun below is singular. 1. houses 2. baby 3. church 4. tables 5. books 6. bus
  7. 7. Write P if the noun below is plural. Write S if the noun below is singular. 1. Houses P 2. baby S 3. church S 4. tables P 5. books P 6. bus S
  8. 8. Add es to make nouns plural that end with:  s  bus es  x  tax es  ch  bench es  sh  dish es
  9. 9. Add ies to make nouns plural that end with a consonant and a y: lady  lad ies fry  fr ies
  10. 10. Some nouns that end in f or fe change to ves when made plural: calf  cal ves knife  kni ves
  11. 11. Some nouns that end in o change to es when made plural. Some change to s: kangaroo  kangar oos potato  potat oes
  12. 12. Some nouns do not change at all when made plural: sheep  sheep deer  deer
  13. 13. Some nouns become a new word when made plural: man  men goose  g ee se
  14. 14. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. half 2. foot 3. piano 4. spy 5. brush
  15. 15. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. halves 2. feet 3. pianos 4. spies 5. brushes
  16. 16. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. mouse 2. memo 3. shelf 4. leaf 5. child
  17. 17. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. mice 2. memos 3. shelves 4. leaves 5. children
  18. 18. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. thief 2. woman 3. fish 4. photo 5. die
  19. 19. Can you make these nouns plural? 1. thieves 2. women 3. fish 4. photos 5. dice
  20. 20. THANK YOU

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