|> Other English exercises on the same topic: Plural [Change theme]|
|> Similar tests: - Pluriel des noms composés - FLE-Nom-pluriel-règle générale - Mille ou milles? (grammaire + test) - Pluriel des noms - Pluriel des noms - Pluriel en -OU -A1 - FLE-Pluriel-adjectifs qualificatifs - Plural nouns form A1|
|> Double-click on words you don't understand|
Plural of words
I) Plural in -es
Some words end with es (pronunciation IZ) :
- words ending with s, x, sh, ch : dresses, buses, taxes, boxes, brushes, matches.
- words ending with o : tomatoes, potatoes, BUT -> pianos, photos, ghettos, kilos.
- words ending with a consonant + y : hobbies, babies, families, ladies, countries, stories.
II) Words in f, fe, lf
Most of the words ending with f, fe, lf have their plural in ves.
Examples: shelf -> shelves ; leaf -> leaves ; wife -> wives ; knife -> knives.
III) Irregular plural
Some words have irregular plurals. As for the irregular verbs you have to know them by heart.
man -> men
woman -> women
child -> children
foot -> feet
tooth -> teeth
mouse -> mice
penny -> pence.
Give the plural of the following words.
English exercise "Plural of words" created by lucile83 with The test builder
Click here to see the current stats of this English test
Please log in to save your progress.
End of the free exercise to learn English: Plural of words
A free English exercise to learn English.
Other English exercises on the same topic : Plural | All our lessons and exercises