A1 Singular and Plural Nouns

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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.

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Learn how to use singular and plural nouns to be successful in the Cambridge Assessment English A1 Movers test.

A1 Singular and Plural Nouns

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Choose if the sentences is correct or incorrect. 

Countable Nouns
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

Uncountable nouns
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

Especially helpful are exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.

At this elementary level, there are materials concerned with basic English communication to provide confidence to understand at this basic level of English.

Here are resources at this elementary level that will give students practice in reading and writing. The reading materials are reading comprehensions but can be easily adapted for other reading practice. At this low level, the writing materials are generally guided writings.

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In addition, we add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the A1 Movers test.
The more words you encounter and understand, the broader your day-to-day vocabulary will become. Our word games and puzzles are an excellent way to help to reinforce spellings in your mind.