Let’s learn about how to use singular and plural nouns. You will also learn about nouns that do not have a plural form. These are called uncountable noun.
A1 Singular and Plural Nouns
Choose if the sentences is correct or incorrect.
Most nouns are countable in English.
Where is my book?
I need a day off.
Add -s to make plural.
I love reading fiction books.
We have two days off next week.
Some words ending in -ss, -s, -ch, -sh, -x need -es to make the plural:
classes, buses, watches, dishes, boxes
Some nouns are different in the plural:
man → men
woman → women
child → children
foot → feet
tooth → teeth
You can use a pair of some plural nouns:
a pair of glasses
a pair of gloves
a pair of shorts
Some nouns are not countable in English:
milk, rice, water, cheese, money, hair
These nouns do not usually have a plural form:
rices, waters, moneys
You can use words like these with uncountable nouns:
a cup of coffee
a jar of honey
a piece of cheese