Target group: Form one students Assumption: Students have

Target group: Form one students Assumption: Students have

Target group: Form one students Assumption: Students have already learnt parts of speech e.g. nouns & adjectives Aims: (1) (2) Teach students how to identify countable and uncountable nouns and how to change singular countable nouns to plural nouns

Nouns Can we count the following nouns? Click the ones that you think can be counted. Furniture Penguin Star Weightlifting There are two types of nouns!! NO UNS CO UNTABLE UNCO UNTABLE

Rain Tea Singing Money Sadness DEFINITION OF COUNTABLE NOUNS refer to people, places, or things that can be co unted. can be made plural, usually by adding -s or -es at the end Examples: student---> students

flower ---> flowers Countable Nouns Persons Places Things Singular Plural Singular Plural Singular

Plural boy boys shop shops watch watches teacher teachers

park parks table tables student students office offices knife

knives athlete athletes zoo zoos shoe shoes DEFINITION OF UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS Are used to describe a quality, action, thing

or substance that can be poured or measured do not have a plural form Examples: -sand -happiness Uncountable Nouns Poured/ Measured shampoo Qualities Actions friendliness singing

milk honesty standing sugar happiness running paint wealth driving

Bread Chair Anger Homework Bird Bee Love Swimming Paper Dog

Church Butterfly Building Writing How can a noun be changed from singular to plural? 1) Most nouns add -s: Singular e.g. computer e.g. clock

Plural computers clocks 2) Nouns ending in -ss, -sh, -ch, and -x add -es: Singular Plural e.g. class

classes e.g. dish dishes e.g. watch watches e.g. box

boxes 3) Nouns ending in -o usually add -s: Singular Plural video videos photo photos

4) Nouns ending in -y usually change the ending to -ies: Singular Plural e.g. city cities e.g. baby

babies But nouns ending in -ay, -ey, -iy, -oy, or -uy just add s: Singular Plural e.g. day days e.g. toy

toys 5) Nouns ending in -f or -fe usually change the ending to -ves: Singular Plural e.g. wolf wolves e.g.

life lives 6) These nouns change in different ways: Singular Plural woman women child children person

people foot feet tooth teeth mouse mice 7) A few nouns dont change at all:

Singular Plural e.g. fish fish e.g. sheep sheep 8)

Some nouns are always plural: Singular Plural --- trousers --- glasses 9) Some nouns seem plural in meaning, but are really singular: Singular

Plural hair --- rubbish --- homework --- furniture ---

Activity One student says the name of one animal: e.g. One cat. The next student says the name of the first animal, and adds one more animal. e.g. One cat and two dogs. Then, the next student should add one more to the list. e.g. One cat, two dogs and three mice. There are some hints for you. Hints 1. 2. 3.

5. 6. 9. 10. 4. 8. 7. 11. Singular nouns to plural nouns Singular

Plural Chair Chairs Bird Birds Bee Bees Church Churches

Dog Dogs Building Buildings Butterfly Butterflies

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