During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. These words are irregular plural names (substantials that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: These themes are also singulic, although they speak of a group of people. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English: this object chord test verifies your understanding of the use of the correct form of the verb depending on the subject. Sometimes you need a singular verb. Sometimes you need a plural verb. Do you know when to use? Find it with the exercise below. These words always have the plural form of the verb: choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. Mathematics – my favorite subject when I was in high school.
8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. . “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” You`ve already finished the quiz. Therefore, you cannot restart it. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” 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. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. And here`s the lesson, if you want to check: 21. The members of the commission (manage, manage) very different lives in the private sector. “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France.
16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. “Half of the students come from another country.” These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! Bananas, but not apples, in fruit salad. 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. . Chris, next to his brother Zack, Saturday`s hockey. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press.
The rice basket and the bucket of fish are delicious. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. . 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. “Some students won`t make it.” 2.
Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 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. Ten dollars – not enough to pay for the movie ticket. Peanut butter and jam – my favorite sandwich.
19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! You have to complete the next quiz to launch this quiz.