Plural rules

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  1. 1. 1. Add s bear = bears car = cars book = books
  2. 2. The alphabet: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Vowels: A E I O U Consonants: B C D F G H J K L M N P Q R S T V W X Y Z
  3. 3. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby =
  4. 4. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies
  5. 5. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies lorry =
  6. 6. 2. Words that end in Y If there is a consonant before the y it changes to I and add es. baby = baby + ies = babies lorry = lorry + ies = lorries
  7. 7. Change these nouns to plurals: story = penny =
  8. 8. Change these nouns to plurals: story = stories penny =
  9. 9. Change these nouns to plurals: story = stories penny = pennies
  10. 10. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy =
  11. 11. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys
  12. 12. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys toy =
  13. 13. 3. If there is a vowel (A E I O U) before the y just add s boy = boys toy = toys
  14. 14. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = donkey =
  15. 15. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = storeys donkey =
  16. 16. Change these nouns to plurals: storey = storeys donkey = donkeys
  17. 17. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = wish = lunch =
  18. 18. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = lunch =
  19. 19. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = wishes lunch =
  20. 20. 4. Words that end in x sh ch s or ss add es box = boxes wish = wishes lunch = lunches
  21. 21. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = church = dress =
  22. 22. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = dress =
  23. 23. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = churches dress =
  24. 24. Change these nouns to plurals: fox = foxes church = churches dress = dresses
  25. 25. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = zero = tomato =
  26. 26. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = tomato =
  27. 27. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = zeros tomato =
  28. 28. 5. Words that end in o add s or es: hero = heroes zero = zeros tomato = tomatoes
  29. 29. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = potato = patio =
  30. 30. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = patio =
  31. 31. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = potatoes patio =
  32. 32. Change these nouns to plurals: Volcano = volcanoes potato = potatoes patio = patios
  33. 33. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf =
  34. 34. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves
  35. 35. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves leaf =
  36. 36. 6. Words that end in f or fe: Change f or fe v and then + es scarf = scarf + es = scarves leaf = leaf + es = leaves
  37. 37. Change these nouns to plurals: half = wolf = loaf =
  38. 38. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = loaf =
  39. 39. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = wolves loaf =
  40. 40. Change these nouns to plurals: half = halves wolf = wolves loaf = loaves
  41. 41. There are exceptions: caf = cafes roof = roofs safe = safes belief = beliefs
  42. 42. Irregular plurals Singular Plural Singular Plural man men deer deer woman women ox oxen child children sheep sheep foot feet salmon salmon tooth teeth fish fish or fishes louse lice mouse mice