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Use of Irregular Plurals in Simple Sentences
When sentences are made about two or more people, things and animal, it is plural.
I have two pencils. The kids are playing.
There are regular and irregular plurals.
REGULAR PLURALS are plurals you only add ‘s’ or ‘es’ at the end of the word.
Examples are: Boy; Boys, Book; Books, Leg; Legs, Bicycle; Bicycles, Class – Classes etc.
IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS are plural nouns that are not known by adding ‘s’ or ‘es’ at the end.
Examples are: Child – Children, Man – Men, Woman – Women, Goose – Geese, Person – People, foot – feet etc.
|Singular Irregular Nouns||Plural Irregular Nouns in Sentence|
|1. A man||Two men are in the room|
|2. Mary had a loaf of bread||Mary had three loaves of bread.|
|3. I saw the mouse in the room.||I saw mice in the room|
|4. My tooth aches me||My teeth are aching me|
|5. Clara has seen a goose before||Clara has seen geese before|
Provide the plural forms of the following nouns.
Answering Factual Questions on Short Poem
There’s a mouse house
In the hall wall
With a small door
By the hall floor
Where the fat cat
Sits all day
Just to say
“Come out and play”
To the nice mice
In the mouse house
In the hall wall
With the small door
By the hall floor.
And do they
Come out and play
When the fat cat
Asks them to?
Well, would you?
- Where is the cat sitting?
- Where is the small door?
- How long does the cat sit waiting for the mice?
- Does the cat really want to play with the mice?
LISTENING AND SPEAKING
EXPRESSING Ownership; Using possessive pronouns as singular correctly.
Let us understand the meaning of pronouns.
Pronouns are words that are used to replace a noun or used instead of a noun.
- Tolu is my cousin. She is my cousin
Tolu is a noun. She is used here instead of Tolu.
- Terry, Berry and Pressy are in the car. They are in the car.
Terry, Berry and Pressy are Nouns They is used here instead of the nouns.
- The book is for Tessy The book is for her
Tessy here is a noun Her is used here to replace Tessy.
In pronouns, we have possessives.
This is mine The ball is mine
Is this yours? The pot is theirs.
- This is my cap. It is mine.
- That is your pot. It is ____________
- This is his bicycle. It his __________
- It is her dress. It is _______________
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