1) Nouns can be either singular or plural. A singular noun refers to one person or thing. A plural noun refers to more than one person or thing.2) A plural form is formed by adding ‘-s’ at the end of the word. Sometimes, a plural noun can be formed by adding ‘-es’ at the end of the word.
(a) Plural nouns formed by adding ‘-s’ at the end of the word.
(b) Plural nouns formed by adding ‘-es’ at the end of the word.
3) For some nouns that end with ‘-f’ or ‘-fe’, their plurals are formed by changing ‘-f’ into ‘-v’ and then adding ‘-es’ or ‘-s’ (if there is already an ‘-e’ in the main word).
4) For some nouns that end with ‘-y’ after a consonant, their plurals are formed by changing ‘-y’ into ‘-i’ and adding ‘-es’. (Plural nouns that end with ‘-y’ after a vowel are formed by adding ‘-s’ at the end of the word.)
Choose the correct answer.
1) The _______________went back to the shed after grazing in the field.a) cow
2) Look at the ________________! They are pretty swaying in the wind.a) daisy
3) There is a _____________living at the edge of the farm.
4) She bought a few pairs of _____________at the new shopping centre.
5) He tied the ____________into a bundle and carried it home.a) bamboo
6) I have many faulty _____________at home.a) radio
7) The ______________ she tells are very funny. I enjoy listening to them.a) storys
8) The shop is selling second-hand ___________at a bargain price.a) piano
9) _________________have eight legs.a) Spederies
10) These _____________have not been washed. Could you wash them.a) glass