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5/7/2017 SingularandPluralNounsBasicEnglishGrammar

SingularandPluralNouns



Anounnamesaperson,place,thing,oridea.

Usually,thefirstpageofagrammarbooktellsyouaboutnouns.Nounsgivenamesofconcreteor
abstractthingsinourlives.Asbabieslearn"mom,""dad,"or"milk"astheirfirstword,nounsshould
bethefirsttopicwhenyoustudyaforeignlanguage.

Forthepluralformofmostnouns,adds.

bottlebottles
cupcups
pencilpencils
deskdesks
stickerstickers
windowwindows

Fornounsthatendinch,x,s,orssounds,addes.

boxboxes
watchwatches
mossmosses
busbuses

Fornounsendinginforfe,changeftovandaddes.

wolfwolves
wifewives
leafleaves
lifelives

Somenounshavedifferentpluralforms.

childchildren
womanwomen
manmen
mousemice
goosegeese

Nounsendinginvowelslikeyorodonothavedefiniterules.

babybabies
toytoys
kidneykidneys
potatopotatoes
memomemos
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memomemos
stereostereos

Afewnounshavethesamesingularandpluralforms.

sheepsheep
deerdeer
seriesseries
speciesspecies

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[Quiz1.1]

Choosethecorrectformofthenounineachsentence.

1)Ihavethree(child,children).
2)Therearefive(man,men)andone(woman,women).
3)(Baby,Babies)playwithbottlesastoys.
4)Iputtwobig(potato,potatoes)inthelunchbox.
5)Afewmenwear(watch,watches).
6)Iputa(memo,memos)onthedesk.
7)Isawa(mouse,mice)runningby.
8)Therearefew(bus,buses)ontheroadtoday.

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