Lamp, lesson, box, park, car, stick, theme, kiss, roof, book, Mary, muff, sentence, oak, text, path, bench, knife, wolf, house, toy, chief, page, oath, month, mouth.
Exercise 2. Write the words in 2 columns according to the spelling of the ending in the plural.
|у + s||i + es|
Key, baby, Lily, pony, day, country, city, play, penny, library, tray, Polly, trolley, fly.
Exercise 3. Write the plural form of the following.
1. regular nouns (transcribe the endings)
story, play, glass, flag, photo, name, match, knife, bush, chief, page, radio, roof, prize, set, key, factory, wolf, piano, class, cup, city
2. irregular nouns
child, goose, man, foot, mouse, woman, sheep, person, deer, tooth, ox
3. nouns of Greek or Latin origin
criterion, datum, formula, crisis, stimulus, index, phenomenon, medium, oasis, nucleus, memorandum, basis, radius, analysis, symposium, hypothesis
4. compound nouns
fellow-worker, merry-go-round, man-of-war, passer-by, sister-in-law, forget-me-not, room-mate, lily-of-the-valley, ticket-holder, commander-in-chief, governor-general
Exercise 4. Divide the following words into two columns: countable and uncountable nouns (you must get 25 uncountable nouns).
furniture, coffee, leaf, food, computer, list, blood, job, work, language, country, advice, information, money, progress, permit, permission, baggage, luggage, beach, traffic, weather, window, knowledge, air, water, holiday, damage, accommodation, scenery, scene, pigeon, bread, mountain, luck, news, accident, laugh, flour, laughter
Exercise 5. Write out the nouns which are used only in the plural form (you must get 25 nouns).
athletics, cattle, scissors, taxes, pyjamas, economics, police, news, means, goods, pants, subjects, billiards, darts, outskirts, premises, mechanics, spectacles, clothes, stairs, maths, shorts, tights, gymnastics, congratulations, crossroads, patience, scales, lodgings, foundations, equipment, research, authorities, soap, contents, looks, countryside, traffic-lights, tongs, toothpaste, headphones, delays, binoculars, electronics, eyes, trousers
Exercise 6. Complete the following table and give the corresponding singular or plural form of the nouns, if any. If there is no the corresponding form, put a cross (x). The first two words are given as examples.
means, scissors, pence, Frenchman, Roman, photo, physics, cloth, sheep, halves, news, sleeves, mice, species, contents, athletics, series, knowledge, feet, phenomena, clothes, bases, headquarters, Japanese
Exercise 7. Find the odd word in the chain of the nouns.
Example: tea — butter — onions — meat
1. trousers — spectacles — scales — news
2. advice — knowledge — contents — progress
3. phonetics - vacation - goods – information
4. criteria — datum — oases — radii
5. mice — men — goats — geese
6. police — work — weather — furniture
7. congress — team — government — equipment
8. water — potato — milk — bread
9. time — business — stone — bird
10. means — species — crossroads — wolves
11. thanks — barracks — congratulations — authorities
12. diagnoses — roofs — cattle — accommodation
13. premises — mechanics — darts — laughter
14. success — research — applause — path
15. journey — voyage — travel — walk
Exercise 8. Write in the Plural. Transcribe the endings.
story, fish, knife, man, dress, tooth, lamp, box, brother, brother-in-law, dog, foot, bench, hospital, bed, lady, exercise, child, woman, sheep, niece, son-in-law, family, half, library, wife, potato, sportsman, rain, friend, actress, tiger, woman-driver, basis, forget-me-not, postman, Englishman, passer-by, louse, stratum, criterion, goose, swine, cuff, sale, photo, zero, truth, cuckoo, youth, hero, gulf, muff, thief, belief, rose, room, information, knowledge, police, spectacles, country, wolf, tomato, brush, baby, watch, postman, day, shelf, sister-in-law, text, roof, cassette-recorder, page, handkerchief, lawn, bush, deer, pantry, sitting-room, study, sofa, phoneme, housewife, nursery, boy, mouse, penny, face, mother-in- law, toy, sentence, leaf, piano, policeman
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