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Plural tree

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on 26 June 2013

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Transcript of Plural tree

Grammar
Plural
How nouns change in plural
For some nouns ending in
ife
, change the
f
to
v
and then add
-s
For nouns that end with a
vowel
and "
y
", just add an -
s
Some nouns are the same in both singular and plural form
For most nouns just add
-s
more rules
For some words ending in f, change the
f
to
v
and add -
es
For nouns ending in
s, x, z, ch or sh

add -
es
For some words ending in -
o
, add -
es
Plural
Describing the number of something totalling
more than one
in a sentence is plural
A plural is normally used with nouns.
The word plural simply refers to a number
more

than one
!
one potato
one half
one bo
x
one cat
one w
ife
b
oy
one fish
I have one apple. - singular
I have many apples. - plural
What is "plural"
For one thing we say singular. A single thing is one!
three
one key
four
one hand
two
one door
many
box
es
one wi
sh
wish
es
one glas
s
glass
es
one buz
z
buzz
es
one pit
ch
pitch
es
potato
es
one tomato
tomato
es
one hero
hero
es
one echo
echo
es
The End
thank you, for your attention.
one loaf
one elf
one leaf
myself
hal
ves
loa
ves
el
ves
lea
ves
oursel
ves
one shelf
shel
ves
But of course there are some exceptions to this rule......
However, for some words ending in f, just add -
s
chef
cliff
ref
roof
chef
s
cliff
s
ref
s
roof
s
one l
ife
one kn
ife
wi
v
e
s
li
v
e
s
kni
v
e
s
d
ay
k
ey
t
oy
boy
s
day
s
key
s
toy
s
For common nouns that end with
consonant + y
, change the
y
to
i
and then add -
es
one pop
py
one f
ly
one pen
ny
one s
py
popp
ies
fl
ies
penn
ies
sp
ies
an information
information
one sheep
four
sheep
much
fish
and some nouns, change other letters or just change the word completely!
one tooth
one goose
one person
one child
one foot
teeth
geese
people
children
feet
Some nouns are always in plural
check out:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic/plurals
for some funny games to practice plural

mostly these nouns occur in pairs or two identical parts
scissor
s
clothe
s
glass
es
a pair of shoe
s
a pair of trouser
s
a pair of glove
s
cat
s
key
s
hand
s
door
s
two
three
four
many
ten
four
many
three
many
tons of
two
different
two
many
six
two
two
a field
of

two
ten
two
much
three
three
five
many
two
Plural
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