English Plural Formation

    Beginner English - Level A1


    Learn how to form the plurals of nouns


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    English A1

    Singular and Plural Nouns

    Singular = one       Plural = two or more

    The plural form of a noun usually ends in -s,  -ies, or -ses

    • A rose – roses
    • A bus – busses
    • One month – months
    • One year – years
    • A baby – babies
    • One day – days
    • A knife – knives
    • A shelf – shelves
    • A potato – potatoes

    Some plurals do not end in -s, -ies, -ses. Those are irregular plural nouns.

    • Man – men
    • Woman – women
    • Child – children
    • Tooth – teeth
    • Mouse – mice
    • Sheep – sheep
    • Fish – fish
    • Person – people

    Some words are always plural:

    • Scissors
    • Jeans
    • Pants
    • Shorts
    • Glasses
    • Pajamas

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