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Businesswomen earn lots of money.

t
h ____________________________
e
s  
e
There are ants in the kitchen.
s
leaves
e ____________________________
n eggs
t  
M e  addresses
a
n parties
t There is a very small house.
c
c boxes ________________________________
e
h
s ways ____________________________
box
lions
it _
h
n ball
beaches
e Mark has got a brown dog.
brush
balls
t ________________________________
s
h lion
tomatoes
i ____________________________
e egg
n brushes _
g
s tomato
Lucas has got a fast motorbike.
iu address W
l
n r ________________________________
a
g party i
r ____________________________
u way t
l e _
n
a beach
A red rose means love.
ro leaf t
.u Some nouns have got an h ________________________________
irregular
n e
plural form. ____________________________
  s
w e _
Examples:
i tw
  The duck is in the lake.
Twelvet singular nouns foot → feet s o
ending h in –f or –fe
goose → geese e ________________________________
ha
change the –f or –fe to – tooth → teeth n pp
____________________________
ves. t louse → lice t y
h
(calf, half, knife, leaf, e _
mouse → mice Remember: gir
e self, sheaf,
life, loaf, ox → oxen n   Adjectives do ls
not
thief, wife, wolf) child → children c
p e take –s in the
a
  man → men
l s plural. ha
Examples: woman → women
calf →ucalves pp
r
knife →knives i y
a n gir
l
Singular nouns ending in –s, -ss, l
t
f -sh, -ch, -x, -o + –es =
h
o Plural nouns
e
r Examples: Singular nouns ending in a
m watch → watches
p consonant + -y change the –
. brush → brushes
l y to –I + -es = Plural noun.
tomato → tomatoes
u  
fox →foxes
r Example:
 
a baby →babies
• words of foreign origin ending in l  
General rule: –o just add –s • Nouns ending in –y
Singular noun Examples: following a vowel just
+ s = Plural piano → pianos add –s
Noun kilo → kilos Example:
  day →days
Examples:
 
table → tables
car → cars
 
i
____________________________ Wr

Milkmen deliver milk.

Twelve singular nouns ending in –


General rule:
Singular noun + s = Plural Noun f or –fe change the –f or –fe to –
 
ves.
Examples:
  (calf, half, knife, leaf, life, loaf,
table → tables self, sheaf, thief, wife, wolf)
car → cars
 
Examples:
calf → calves
Singular nouns ending in –s, -ss, -sh, knife →knives
-ch, -x, -o + –es = Plural nouns
Examples:
watch → watches
Some nouns have got an irregular
brush → brushes
plural form.
tomato → tomatoes
 
fox →foxes
Examples:
 
 
• words of foreign origin ending in –o
foot → feet
just add –s
goose → geese
Examples:
tooth → teeth
piano → pianos
louse → lice
kilo → kilos
mouse → mice
ox → oxen
child → children
Singular nouns ending in a man → men
consonant + -y change the –y to –I
woman → women
+ -es = Plural noun.
 
Example:
baby →babies
 
• Nouns ending in –y following a
vowel just add –s
Example: Remember:
day →days Adjectives do not take –s in the
plural.

a happy girl two happy girls


Match the singular noun with the plural Write these sentences in the
form. singular.

box leaves
Milkmen deliver milk.
ball eggs
____________________________
brush addresses
 
lion parties
Businesswomen earn lots of money.
egg boxes

tomato ways ____________________________

address lions  

party beaches There are ants in the kitchen.

way balls ____________________________


beach tomatoes  
 
leaf brushes

Write these sentences in the plural

There is a very small house.

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Mark has got a brown dog.

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Lucas has got a fast motorbike.

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A red rose means love.

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The duck is in the lake.

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