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Singular and Plural Nouns Unit One
Singular Nouns A noun that names one person, place, thing, or idea is a singular noun.
Singular Nouns For example: –Truck –Plant –Letter –Noise
Plural Nouns A noun that names more than one person, place, thing, or idea is a plural noun.
Plural Nouns For example: –Trucks –Plants –Letters –Noises
Singular to Plural In most cases, you can change a singular noun to a plural noun by adding s.
Singular to Plural For example: –Truckto Trucks –Letter to Letters –Plant to Plants –Noise to Noises
Singular to Plural If a noun ends in any of these you have to add an es instead. –s –ss –ch –sh –x –z
Singular to Plural For example: –ThomastoThomases –Bossto Bosses –PorchtoPorches –Bush to Bushes –FoxtoFoxes –Waltzto Waltzes
Singular to Plural If a noun ends in an o, you will add either an es (most of the time) or an s (some of the time). For example: –PotatotoPotatoes –Vetoto Vetoes –Echoto Echoes –Soloto Solos
Singular to Plural If a noun ends in a consonant + y you change the y to i and add es. For example: –BabytoBabies –Partyto Parties –Countryto Countries
Singular to Plural If a noun ends in a vowel + y you just add s. For example: –Day to Days –TurkeytoTurkeys
Singular to Plural If a noun ends in a f or an fe, you change f to v and add s or es. For example: –Lifeto Lives –Scarfto Scarves –WolftoWolves
Be careful!! Some nouns have the same spelling in the singular and the plural. For example: –Moose –Salmon –Deer
Be careful!! Some nouns change their spelling completely between the singular and the plural. For example: –Child/Children –Tooth/Teeth –Man/Men –Mouse/Mice –Goose/Geese
Suffixes –s, -es and -ies
Singular and Plural Nouns
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Forming the Plural of Nouns
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The plural of a noun is usually made by adding ‘s’ to the singular: e.g.day days dog dogs kart karts.
-names of person, places, animals and things
Notes on Plural Nouns 1.The regular way to form the plural of a noun is to add an s. associate associatesnovel novels 2.Nouns ending in s, ss, x, z, ch,
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SINGULAR AND PLURAL NOUNS
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