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2. OF NOUNS ENDING IN -Y One boy, two…. One city, two… One fairy, two… One day, two… One monkey, two… What’s the rule?

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OF NOUNS ENDING IN -

Y

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One boy, two….One boy, two….

One city, two…One city, two…

One fairy, two…One fairy, two…

One day, two…One day, two…

One monkey, two…One monkey, two…

What’s the rule?What’s the rule?

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One boy, two One boy, two boys.boys.One city, twoOne city, two cities. cities.One fairy, twoOne fairy, two fairies. fairies.One day, twoOne day, two days. days.One monkey, twoOne monkey, two monkeys. monkeys.

What’s the rule?What’s the rule?

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One bOne booy, two y, two boyboyss..One dOne daay, twoy, two day dayss..One monkOne monkeey, twoy, two monkey monkeyss..

One ciOne citty, twoy, two cit citiesies..One faiOne fairry, twoy, two fair fairiesies..

What’s the rule?What’s the rule?

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RULE 3RULE 3VOWELS = VOWELS =

A E I O UA E I O U

AAn n EEntertaining ntertaining IIdiot diot OOften ften UUndresses!ndresses!

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RULE 3RULE 3VOWELS = VOWELS =

A E I O UA E I O U

Consonants = Consonants =

Every other letter Every other letter in the alphabetin the alphabet

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RULE 3RULE 3Add Add –s–s to words to words ending in aending in a vowel + vowel + y.y.

Change Change y y to to i i and add and add

––eses with words ending with words ending

in a in a consonant + y.consonant + y.

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Try these:Try these:One city, two…One city, two… One holiday, two…One holiday, two…

One chimney, two…One chimney, two…One donkey, two…One donkey, two…

One alley, two…One alley, two… One berry, two…One berry, two…

One party, two…One party, two… One spy, two…One spy, two…

One guy, two…One guy, two… One story, two…One story, two…

One estuary, two…One estuary, two… One valley, two…One valley, two…

One fly, two…One fly, two… One pony, two…One pony, two…

One toy, two…One toy, two… One bully, two…One bully, two…

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And these:And these:One responsibility, two…One responsibility, two…

One fantasy, two…One fantasy, two…

One opportunity, two…One opportunity, two…

One factory, two…One factory, two…

One volley, two…One volley, two…

One university, two…One university, two…

One quality, two…One quality, two…

One pulley, two…One pulley, two…

One convoy, two…One convoy, two…

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OF WORDS ENDING IN –

f or –fe.

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What’s the plural of:What’s the plural of:

THE WHITE THE WHITE

CLIFFCLIFF

OF DOVER?OF DOVER?

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THE WHITE THE WHITE CLIFFCLIFFSS OF DOVER? OF DOVER?

THE WHITE THE WHITE CLICLIVESVES OF DOVER?OF DOVER?

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RULE 4RULE 4For words ending inFor words ending in

––ff oror –fe, –fe, usually add usually add –s–s. .

You can You can hearhear when you when you should change the should change the –f–f or or ––fefe to to –v–v or or –ve–ve..

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Which one has a Which one has a vv sound? sound?

Say them aloud and you’ll hear it.Say them aloud and you’ll hear it.

One giraffe, two…One giraffe, two…

One cafOne caféé, two…, two…

One sheriff, two…One sheriff, two…

One shelf, two…One shelf, two…

One cliff, two…One cliff, two…

One wife, two…One wife, two…

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WORDS ENDING IN –

o.

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RULE 5RULE 5Add Add –s–s to form the to form the plural of words plural of words ending in ending in –o–o. .

You will have to learn You will have to learn the few exceptions to the few exceptions to this rule. this rule.

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RULE 5RULE 5Some of the Some of the ExceptionsExceptions::

Echo Echo echoechoeses

Hero Hero heroheroeses

Potato Potato potatopotatoeses

TomatoTomato tomatotomatoeses

Volcano Volcano volcanovolcanoeses

Cargo Cargo cargocargoeses

Tornado Tornado tornadotornadoeses

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RULE 1RULE 1

You make most You make most

words plural by words plural by

adding adding –s–s..

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Rule 2Rule 2

Words ending in Words ending in

sibilants (hissing sibilants (hissing

sounds) need sounds) need –es –es in in

the plural.the plural.

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RULE 3RULE 3Add Add –s–s to words to words ending in aending in a vowel + vowel + y.y.

Change Change y y to to i i and add and add

––eses with words ending with words ending

in a in a consonant + y.consonant + y.

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RULE 4RULE 4For words ending inFor words ending in

––ff oror –fe, –fe, usually add usually add –s–s. .

You can You can hearhear when you when you should change the should change the –f–f or or ––fefe to to –v–v or or –ve–ve..

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RULE 5RULE 5Add Add –s–s to form the to form the plural of words plural of words ending in ending in –o–o. .

You will have to learn You will have to learn the few exceptions to the few exceptions to this rule. this rule.

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RULE 5RULE 51. You make most words plural by adding 1. You make most words plural by adding –s.–s.

2. Words ending in sibilants (hissing sounds) 2. Words ending in sibilants (hissing sounds) need need –es –es in the plural.in the plural.

3. Add 3. Add –s –s to words ending in ato words ending in a vowel + y.vowel + y.

Change Change y y to to i i and add and add –es–es with words with words ending in a ending in a consonant + y.consonant + y.

4. For words ending in 4. For words ending in –f –f oror –fe, –fe, usually add usually add ––ss. .

You can hear when you should change the You can hear when you should change the –f–f or or –fe–fe to to –v–v or or –ve–ve..

5. Add 5. Add –s –s to form the plural of words ending to form the plural of words ending in in –o–o. . You will have to learn the few exceptions You will have to learn the few exceptions to to this rule. this rule.