A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.
Usually, the first page of a grammar book tells you about nouns. Nouns give names of concrete or abstract things in our lives. As babies learn "mom," "dad," or "milk" as their first word, nouns should be the first topic when you study a foreign language.
For the plural form of most nouns, add s.
For nouns that end in ch, x, s, or s sounds, add es.
For nouns ending in f or fe, change f to v and add es.
Some nouns have different plural forms.
Nouns ending in vowels like y or o do not have definite rules.
A few nouns have the same singular and plural forms.
Q. Choose the correct form of the noun in each sentence.
(i) I have three (child, children).
(ii) There are five (man, men) and one (woman, women).
(iii) (Baby, Babies) play with bottles as toys.
(iv) I put two big (potato, potatoes) in the lunch box.
(v) A few men wear (watch, watches).
(vi) I put a (memo, memos) on the desk.
(vii) I saw a (mouse, mice) running by.
(viii) There are few (bus, buses) on the road today.
|1. What is the difference between singular and plural nouns?|
|2. How do you form the plural of regular nouns?|
|3. Are there any irregular nouns that do not follow the usual plural formation rules?|
|4. Can you provide some examples of nouns that are the same in both singular and plural form?|
|5. What are some tips for identifying whether a noun is singular or plural?|