Beginners English Grammar

Grammar Lesson – Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns

A Singular Noun refers to only one person, place or thing, event or idea.  And, a Plural Noun refers to any number of items that are more than one.

Changing from Singular to Plural Form

In most cases, to make a Singular Noun into a Plural Noun, one only needs to add an “s” or an “es” combination to the end of the word.


For Example:

Singular And Plural Nouns - GiveMeSomeEnglish!!!

Teacher > Teachers

Student > Students

Assignment > Assignments

Class > Classes

Speech > Speeches


For Example:

There are some Nouns which have a different spelling when they are changed from the Singular to the Plural form.  (Meaning, different than simply adding an “s” or “es” ending.)  These Nouns are referred to as Irregular Nouns.

For Exampe:



There are also other types of Nouns which have the same the spelling, regardless of whether the Noun is in the Singular or the Plural form.


For example:


I hope that helps

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