Noun gender and noun number

Discover the noun gender and noun number in English. They can be masculine, feminine, neuter, singular or plural

Watch the video to learn more about nouns, download printable worksheets to practice with examples and train with exercises at the end of the lesson.

Notes

What are nouns gender and number?

The noun gender in English can be:

  • Masculine, feminine or neuter.

 

The noun number in English can be:

  • Singular or plural.

 

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What are nouns? - Videos

 

Watch the videos with two different speed, discover what nouns are thanks to the dialogue and start learning the different types of noun.

 

"HI, MY NAME IS LISA AND I AM A GIRL.

HE IS OSCAR AND HE IS A BOY.

THEY ARE MOM AND DAD.

MOM IS A WOMAN AND DAD IS A MAN.

THEY ARE FLUFFY AND CHARLIE. THEY ARE DOGS."

Nouns gender in English

In English, nouns can be masculine, feminine or neuter.

Examples:

  • Boy, man, prince
  • Girl, woman, princess
  • Person, house, pen

Download the worksheet below to learn and practise!

Nouns number in English

In English, nouns can be singular or plural.

Examples:

  • Boy - Boys
  • Girl - Girls
  • Man - Men
  • Woman - Women

Download the worksheet below to learn how to form plurals!

Plural nouns - General rule

Add s to form the plural.

Singular noun + S Plural noun

Examples:

  • Book - Books
  • Dog - Dogs
  • Apple - Apples

Download the worksheet below to learn how to form regular plurals!