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Singular and Plural Nouns

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What are nouns?

Nouns name people, animals, places, things, and ideas. In English, there are different types or classes of nouns. In this lesson, you will learn about singular and plural nouns.

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English grammar lessons for kids

What is a singular noun?

Singular means one. A singular noun refers to only one person, place, or thing.

Look at the picture above. There is one parrot in the room, and there is one girl, and one chair. In these examples the nouns parrot, girl, and chair are all singular because they indicate only one.

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Grammar lessons for kids learning English

What is a plural noun?

Plural means two or more than two. A plural noun refers to more than one person, place, or thing.

Look at the picture above to see examples of plural nouns. Most plural nouns in English are regular. That means you can simply add -s or -es to make them plural. But some plural nouns are irregular.


When to say a and when to say an? What is the difference between singular and plural nouns? How to turn singular nouns to plural? Let's learn and practise English nouns!

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