1st Class English Gender and Singular, Plural Gender and Singular/Plural

Gender and Singular/Plural

Category : 1st Class

Remember

There are certain titles that remain neutral. They do not change. For example chairperson, principal  

 

Amazing facts

The word woman comes eastern wyfman broken down to mean wife of a man.  

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES         

This lesson -will help you to ?

  • differentiate between different types of gender
  • understand the concept of singular and plural  

 

Quick concept review

Gender

The concept of gender refers to the concept of masculine meaning related to man or boy or male and feminine related to female or woman or a girl. For example

   

Mother, Aunty, Sister, Madam, Queen.

Father, Uncle, Brother, Sir, King.  

 

Gender names of some animals

   

 

SINGULAR AND PLURAL

Quick Concept review

The concept of singular and plural refers to Single -Some noun that is single or one Plural- Some noun that more than one for example-A box is a singular term, whereas boxes is plural.  For the plural form of most nouns just add" S". For example Bottle: Bottles

 

Cup: Cups, Window: Windows When a noun ends with a ?y? Then ?y? is replaced by 'ies'. For example Baby becomes Babies  

          

When a noun ends with F. F is replaced by ?ves' in the plural form. For example thief would become thieves.                

  

When a noun ends with x. ch. or sh then ?es? is added to them to make their plural form. For example-Box will become boxes.    

 

Amazing Facts

There are certain words that do not change. They remain the same whether singular or plural. For example sheep, deer.

Rules for certain other nouns are different. For example Child: Children, Mouse: Mice

         

 

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