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Nov 15 2012

Singular and plural nouns

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives: The main goal is to know how to make a singular noun plural.

Task: Read the explanation about how to make plural nouns and complete the exercise.

Grammar:

  • To make a singular noun plural, add –s:

Pencil –> Pencils

Door –> Doors

Tiger –>Tigers

 

*Notes:

a)     If the word ends in -ch, -sh, -x or -s, add –es:

Watch –> Watches

Dish –> Dishes

Box –> Boxes

Adress –> Adresses

 

b)    If the word ends in y, change to –ies:

Baby –> Babies

Study–> Studies

Lady –> Ladies

 

c)     Irregular plurals. Here are some examples:

Foot –> Feet

Tooth –> Teeth

Woman –> Women

Man –> Men

Child –> Children

Mouse –> Mice

Person –> People

Deer –> Deer

Sheep –> Sheep

Fish –> Fish (-es)


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Nov 10 2012

Countable and uncountable nouns

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives: The main goal is to learn the difference between countable and uncountable nouns.

Task: Read the explanation about countable and uncountable nouns and complete the exercise.

 

Grammar:

 

  • Countable nouns are things that can be counted:

a table, two computers, three folders

  • Uncountable nouns cannot be counted as one, two, three, etc:

Water, milk, information,

 

In order to count these things, the expressions as a litre of, a kilo of and a cup of are used.


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