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Singular & Plural

When adding a plural ending to a noun, it usually has the simple –s ending. Remember, singular is for one and plural is for two or more items.

 

  • A vegetable five vegetables

  • One box some boxes

  • My teacher my teachers

  • A bottle A case of bottles

 

Word endings Plural form of noun
-sFuss                            Fusses
-sh Bush                            bushes
-chCrunch                        crunches
-xBox                               boxes
-oTomato                        tomatoes

 

 

Word endings Plural form of noun
-yParty                            Parties
-ayPlay                              Plays
-eyObey                             Obeys
-oyToy                                Toys

 

 

However, there are some irregular words in the English dictionary that do not end in –s, for example …

 

  • Person People

  • Child Children

  • Mice Mouth

  • Teeth Tooth

  • Man/ woman

  • Goose Geese

  • Sheep Sheep

  • Foot feet

  • Food Food

  • Cactus Cacti

 

 

Singular & Plural  Exercises


Write out 10 of your own words from singular to plural e.g. dog

 

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Using the singular and plural words, create your own sentences. Challenge yourself by adding extra information and opinions in the sentences to make them more detailed.

 

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