B. Route: Read each sentence and select the correct verb in parentheses. Example: Principle: A singular subject (she, Amit, car) takes a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural subject takes a plural verb. For example, use the current progressive tension to talk about what you have planned or things that will happen in the future. To form the current progressive tension, they use the, is and are as helping verbs or auxiliary verbs. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. (viii) I help my mother in her work. a) Work (b) helps (c) Mother Rule 2: two distinct subjects that are bound by or, either, or by a singular verb. Examples (c) When a sentence begins with “there,” the verb corresponds to the true subject that comes after the verb.
John`s coming. There are 50 students in my class. 13. The lady with six cats …. In the nearest house. (living/living) Subject-verb contract If you write a sentence, you need to make sure the subject and verb match. If the subject is a single name, or pronoune him, she or her, you need a singular verb. Use a plural verb if the subject is a plural noun, or the pronoun us, you or her. Collective nouns can be used with singular or plural verbs. If the members of the group all act together as one, use a singular verb.
If group members act as individuals, use a plural verb. Regular and irregular verbs The simple past of most verbs ends in -ed. These verbs are called regular verbs. Add the correct form of the contemporary form of verbs in parentheses in the following sentences: 1. The new planes ……. Very quickly. (Mouches) 2. The river ….. It`s good in the summer. (see) 3.
Mangoes …. Freshness. (see) 4. A friend of mine…. In the same school as me. I read it. 5. The owners of this factory …. very rich and ….. in big houses. (be, live) 6. Some women ….
All aboard….. She`s sick. (Aversion, do) 7. Boys ….. every day at school. (go) 8. It ……. to see pictures. (how) 9. I…..
like him…….. That`s right. (Miracles, do) 10. You…..