Saturday, 26 April 2014

Unit 2B- Family Vocabulary

Watch this video about the family. You will be asked in class about some new words in the video, take notes!!!

Friday, 18 April 2014

Happy Easter!

Wishing you all a very happy Easter weekend. May your long weekend be full of smiles and happiness.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Unit 2-Rules for the Plural

Rules for the plurals

1- Most of nouns, to form their plural , just need an S

singular plural
a car two cars
a cassette two cassettes
a lamp two lamps
a hat two hats
a cup two cups

2- A noun finishing in X-CH-S-SS-O we have to add -es to form the plural:
singular plural
a box two boxes
a sandwich two sandwiches
a tomato two tomatoes
a kiss two kisses
a bus two buses

3- A noun finishing in y preceded by a consonant, to form the plural we need to substitute the  y with -ies:
singular plural
a city two cities
a lady two ladies
Add -s after vowel + y:
singular plural
a boy two boys
a day two days

4- Nouns finishing in -f or -fe, to form the plural we need to substitute the -f or -fe with -ves:
add -s substitute with -ves
singular plural singular plural
a roof two roofs a thief two thieves
a cliff two cliffs a wife two wives
a sheriff two sheriffs a shelf two shelves
There are two forms possible:
scarf - scarfs/scarves
hoof - hoofs/hooves
Add -s for words ending in -ff.
Always use a dictionary if you are not sure.


Irregular plural forms:
singular plural
a man two men
a woman two women
a child two children
a mouse two mice
a tooth two teeth
a goose two geese
a foot two feet
an ox two oxen

Check this out...

singular plural singular plural
a disco two discos a tomato two tomatoes
a piano two pianos a potato two potatoes
a photo two photos a hero two heroes

Some nouns can have two plural forms:

buffalo - buffalos/buffaloes
mosquito - mosquitos/mosquitoes
tornado - tornados/tornadoes

There is no rule when to use -s or -es. We often add -s with technical words.

There are two forms of the plural of the word penny:
pennies -> You refer to the coins.
pence -> You refer to the price (how much sth. is).

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Vocabulary: Countries and Nationalities

Learn and practice your vocabulary of Countries and Nationalities!!!!

REMEMBER: Countries names begin with a CAPITAL letter. 
Nationalities and  languages also begin with CAPITAL letters.

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