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Businesswomen earn lots of money. ____________________________ Wr There are ants in the kitchen.

. i t ____________________________ e leaves eggs addresses parties boxes ways box lions ball beaches brush balls lion tomatoes egg brushes tomato address party way beach There is a very small house. ________________________________ ____________________________ _ Mark has got a brown dog. ________________________________ ____________________________ _ Lucas has got a fast motorbike. t h e s e s e n t e n c M e a s t c i n h t h e

Twelve s singular leaf nouns ending i in f or fe change n the f or fe to ves. g (calf, half, knife, leaf, u life, loaf, l self, sheaf, thief, a wife, wolf) r Examples: . calf n calves knife knives o u n w i t h t h General rule: e Singular noun + p s = Plural Noun l u Examples: r a table l tables car cars f o r m .

Some nouns have got an plural form. Examples: foot feet goose geese tooth teeth louse lice mouse mice ox oxen child children man men woman women

________________________________ W ____________________________ r _ i t A red rose means love. e ________________________________ irregular t ____________________________ h _ e s e s e n t e n c e s i n t h e p l u r a l The duck is in the lake. Remember: tw ________________________________ Adjectives do o not take s in the ____________________________ ha plural. pp _ y gir ls a ha pp y gir l

Singular nouns ending in s, -ss, -sh, -ch, -x, -o + es = Plural nouns Examples: watch watches brush brushes tomato tomatoes fox foxes words of foreign origin ending in o just add s Examples: piano pianos kilo kilos

Singular nouns ending in a consonant + -y change the y to I + -es = Plural noun. Example: baby babies Nouns ending in y following a vowel just add s Example: day days

General rule: Singular noun + s = Plural Noun Examples: table tables car cars

Twelve singular nouns ending in f or fe change the f or fe to ves. (calf, half, knife, leaf, life, loaf, self, sheaf, thief, wife, wolf) Examples: calf calves knife knives

Singular nouns ending in s, -ss, -sh, -ch, -x, -o + es = Plural nouns Examples: watch watches brush brushes tomato tomatoes fox foxes words of foreign origin ending in o just add s Examples: piano pianos kilo kilos

Some nouns have got an irregular plural form. Examples: foot feet goose geese tooth teeth louse lice mouse mice ox oxen child children man men woman women

Singular nouns ending in a consonant + -y change the y to I + -es = Plural noun. Example: baby babies Nouns ending in y following a vowel just add s Example: day days

Remember: Adjectives do not take s in the plural.

a happy girl

Milkmen deliver milk. two happy girls

Match the singular noun with the plural form.

Write these sentences in the singular.

box ball brush lion egg tomato address party way beach leaf

leaves eggs addresses parties boxes ways lions beaches balls tomatoes brushes

Milkmen deliver milk. ____________________________ Businesswomen earn lots of money. ____________________________ There are ants in the kitchen. ____________________________

Write these sentences in the plural

There is a very small house. _____________________________________________________________ Mark has got a brown dog. _____________________________________________________________ Lucas has got a fast motorbike. _____________________________________________________________ A red rose means love. _____________________________________________________________ The duck is in the lake. _____________________________________________________________