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1 Singular & Plural Nouns Done By:Maryam www.el9a7rah.com/learn

2 Index 1.Introduction 2.Definitions 3.Plural Rules 4.Rule Number 1 5.Rule Number 2 6.Rule Number 3 7.Rule Number 4 8.Rule Number 5 9.Rule Number 6 10.Irregular Plurals 11.Exercise 12.Resources

3 Definitions What is Singular Noun? Singular noun is a noun which refers to one only Examples: Girl, Boy, Book What is Plural Noun? Plural noun is a noun which refers to more than one Examples: Boys, Girls, Books

4 Plural Rules There are many rules for changing the nouns from Singular to Plurals What are the rules?

5 Rule Number 1 The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding - s to a singular noun. – Examples : Fork Forks CatCats

6 Rule Number 2 Nouns ending in s, z, x, sh, and ch form the plural by adding - es. – Examples: ClassClasses WishWishes

7 Rule Number 3 Nouns ending in - y preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by changing - y to – ies – Examples: LadyLadies StoryStories

8 Rule Number 4 Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel form their plurals by adding - s. – Examples DayDays ToyToys

9 Rule Number 5 Most nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by adding es. – Examples HeroHeroes PotatoPotatoes But some of those nouns are changed to Plural by adding S only – Example: PianoPianos

10 Rule Number 6 Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing f or fe to - ves – Examples WifeWives KnifeKnives

11 Irregular Plurals There are some Irregular Plurals and I am going to show you some of these Plurals ManMen MouseMice The following nouns have no Plurals Cattle Trousers Some nouns are always singular Gold Corn

12 Exercise Exercise – Change the following Singular to Plural – Lamp – Box – Baby – Wolf

13 Resources http://www.lovetolearnplace.com/Grammar/s ingular&pluralnouns.html#anchor1708674 http://www.lovetolearnplace.com/Grammar/s ingular&pluralnouns.html#anchor1708674 http://www.english4today.com/englishgramm ar/grammar/Determiners12.cfm http://www.english4today.com/englishgramm ar/grammar/Determiners12.cfm A very simple Grammar of English( Celia Bilssett Katherine Hallgarten)


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