Subject Verb Agreement Exercises For Adults

During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. These words are irregular plural names (substantials that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: These words always have the plural form of the verb: Choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. The subject verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: 15. Mathematics is John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andreas the preferred subject. 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. 3.

A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. To refer to a single member of the police, we can say policeman or police — or the term neutral from a gender point of view. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. .

9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case.

“Half of the students come from another country.” 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 22.

The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. “Some students won`t make it.” “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 4. The Fuhrer and his brothers belong to the same tribe. “40% of people do not support the new law.” “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” There is a debate about the word “data”! Technically, the data are plural (the singular shape is “date”). But in common usage, people often treat “data” as “information” – like a myriad of nostun that takes on a singular form. So both forms are correct: “The data is correct” and “The data is accurate.” To learn more about the “data debate,” click here and here.