Counting One to Ten ESL Video

  • Topic: Learning to count from one to ten.
  • Vocabulary:  numbers – one, two, three, four, five, six, to ten, ducks
  • Grammar:  Use the phrase ‘How many...?’ to ask the number description of a given noun and suggest that the noun can be counted. Look at both the plural and singular form of the nouns. Add an ‘s’ to turn nouns into the plural from the singular. With some nouns, it is trickier, though. Recognize that numbers are generally adjectives.


Numbers & Countable Nouns

  • one orange / five oranges

Noun Plurals ending with ‘S’:

  • one pig / two pigs/ three pigs
  • one apple / two apples/ three apples

Plurals of Nouns Ending with ‘ch/sh/x/s/’ Add ‘es‘:

  • one peach / two peaches/ three peaches
  • one dish / two dishes/ three dishes
  • one fox/ two foxes/ three foxes
  • one bus / two buses/ three buses
  • Plural Nouns that Change the Vowel
  • mouse / mice
  • foot / feet