In correct English, both spoken and written, a subject and a verb must agree. Just as a subject can be plural or singular, a verb or a predicate can also be plural or singular. If the subject is plural, the verb must also be plural, and so must nouns to nouns and individual subjects; The verb must be singular. The following worksheets can be displayed and downloaded to print by clicking on the title. You can use them either at home or in class. Now is the time to accept these verbs with a negative contraction of the subject! This worksheet contains some of the most commonly used verbs for the adaptation of the subject and the verb. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. Can your student grant these annoying subjects and verbs? Your student decides what form the verb should be used in a sentence. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme.
Here is a more demanding worksheet on the subject and verbal agreement. The activity includes some delicate pronouns. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 20.
The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 10.
Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this movie.