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Grammar lesson
Plural of nouns
Regular plurals 1 Add s. 2 Add es to: ch o s sh x Singular girl boy bench tomato bus bush box Plural girls boys benches tomatoes buses bushes boxes

3 After a consonant change y to ies. baby babies Irregular plurals In the park I see a man, a woman with two babies, and two old women on a bench. At the bus stop I see two men and three children – a boy and two girls. The boy is Nick. And look – it’s Trig in the bushes! Singular child foot man woman person tooth Plural children feet men women people teeth

Words to learn
baby box bench foot child bush tooth bird

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Pronunciation /s/ after /p/, /t/, /k/, /f/, /T/: pets /Iz/ after /s/, /z/, /S/, /Z/, /tS/, /dZ/: buses /z/ after other sounds: girls

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Write the words in the correct lists. person cities boys women child feet people man buses bird foot babies

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Plural (more than one)

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tooth. tomato. peach. The teacher gives them a point if the spoken and written answers are both correct. www Visit Trig’s website for more practice! TEACHERS: now download the online worksheet for this unit. woman.g. Unit 7 Seidl Starter 3P. bush. two feet). A student from Team B then draws something.New third edition Grammar starter 7 What’s different? Look at the pictures and write. A student from Team A draws a picture of a pair of one of the things from the list on the board (e. Team B has to say what the picture shows and write the answer on the board. bus baby woman bench bush man dog child bird In picture A I see In picture B I see one bus two buses 8 Team game The teacher writes the following words on the board: child.indb 31 31 01/02/2011 10:59 © Oxford University Press 2011 . cherry. Use the words in the box. potato. man. box. foot. two children.

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